Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Leadership Staff

Executive Team

Royal P Mortenson
Director
(217) 333-3800

James D Keiken
Deputy Director
(217) 300-4275

John P Mccastland
Associate Director
(217) 333-3800

Brian R Brauer
Associate Director
(217) 333-9027

Sean W Burke
Associate Director
(217) 244-8720

Jodi A Beccue
Class Support Director
(217) 244-6674

Sheryl B Ellenberger
Finance and Business Operations Director
(217) 300-5831

Gavin P Horn
Director of Research
(217) 265-6563

Program Directors

Brian R Brauer
IEMS Program
(217) 333-9027

Sean W Burke
Fire Fighting Program
(217) 244-8720

Mark A Clapp
Industry Program
(217) 244-7134

Mark A Clapp
Oil & Gas Program
(217) 244-7134

Gary Coney
Responder Intervention Team (RIT) Program
(217) 333-3800

Christopher J Downey
Hazardous Materials Program
(217) 244-4451

Michael E Forrest
Vehicular Rescue Program
(217) 359-5814

Jon M Hauge
Trench Rescue Program
(309) 454-9617

John A High Sr
Investigation Program
(217) 300-0560

John A High Sr
Fire Prevention Program
(217) 300-0560

Gavin P Horn
Research Program
(217) 265-6563

Toby M Jackson
Smoke Divers Program
(217) 424-2811

James D Keiken
Academic Operations Program
(217) 300-4275

James D Keiken
EMS Program
(217) 300-4275

James D Keiken
National Fallen Fire Fighters Program
(217) 300-4275

Benjamin P Kervin
Light and Fight Program
(217) 788-8474

Benjamin P Kervin
Tower Burn Program
(217) 788-8474

Lewis L Lake
National Fire Academy Program
(708) 598-8510

Lewis L Lake
Officer Program
(708) 598-8510

Jason Loeb
Instructor Program
(847) 843-4825

Michael D Mccastland
Structural Collapse Program
(630) 546-0667

Michael D Mccastland
Fire Attach and Suppression Techniques (FAST) Program
(630) 546-0667

Heather M Moore
Special Operations Training Program
(217) 333-3800

James P Moore
ICS/NIMS Program
(217) 300-3463

James P Moore
Leadership Development and Decision Making Program
(217) 300-3463

James P Moore
Resiliency Program
(217) 300-3463

David D Newcomb
Agriculture Program
(217) 333-3800

Tal D Prendergast
Driver/Operator Program
(217) 202-1906

Ryan A Reynolds
Confined Space Program
(217) 300-1806

Thomas E Richter
Wildland Fire Fighting Program
(217) 333-3800

Thomas P Scheu
Engine Company Operations Program
(217) 424-2811

Thomas E Shubert
Truck Company Operations Program
(217) 333-3800

Michael D Woodard
Rope Rescue Program
(217) 333-3800

Regional Cornerstone Representatives

Tim A Meister
East Central
(217) 202-4760

James R Vaughn
Central
(309) 454-9689

John H Nichols
Southwest
(618) 973-2059

Raymond M Palczynski Jr
Northwest and West
(217) 300-1805

Richard Stack
Chicago Metro
(773) 988-0259

Randall Schlichter
North Central
(217) 333-3800

Ronnie D Rains Jr
South
(618) 985-8060

Departments

Dennis D Spice
Senior Advisor for Corporate Relations and Development
(217) 898-6507

Jill Sauer
Interim Director of Marketing and Public Relations
(217) 417-4040

Library

Lian J Ruan
Head Librarian
(217) 265-6107

Diane Richardson
Reference and Training
(217) 333-8925

David S Ehrenhart
Archivist & Metadata Librarian
(217) 333-3800

Research

Gavin P Horn
Director
(217) 265-6563

Terry L Von Thaden
Research Scientist
(217) 244-8667

Denise L Smith
Research Scientist
(217) 333-3800

Richard M Kesler
Research Scientist
(217) 300-6141

Information Technology

Tim E Lash
Manager of System Services
(217) 244-6910

John G Boyd
Network Administration Specialist
(217) 333-2163

Rebecca Eveland
Webmaster
(217) 265-0547

Kevin Kessler
Research Programmer
(217) 265-9890

Curriculum and Testing

Kurtis W Glosser
Director
(217) 265-0582

Christopher G Venezia
Curriculum Support Specialist
(217) 244-7497

Ralph R Simmons Jr
Curriculum Support Specialist
(217) 300-5795

Katrina Mann
Test Support Specialist
(217) 333-9505

Tracey L Johnson
Test Support Specialist
(217) 265-6451

International Programs

Lian J Ruan
International Programs Director
(217) 265-6107

Jieyu Gui
Asia Program Manager
(217) 333-3800

Business Operations

Sheryl B Ellenberger
Finance and Business Operations Director
(217) 300-5831

Kimberly White
Director of Grants and Contracts
(217) 300-8240

Sheryl B Ellenberger
Human Resources
(217) 300-5831

Beth A Niswonger
Business Operations
(217) 244-6004

Kathy A Mcbride
Travel/Payroll
(217) 333-9764

Kathy A Mcbride
TEM Receipts/P-Card
(217) 333-9764

 
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