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2013 - 2014

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
2013-2014

Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma


P.O. Box 1747
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74101
(918) 246-2551 (405) 739-1348 (918) 341-1477
Stan Smith Jeremy Robbins Jason Crandall

Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Mission Statement & Objectives
Officers
Board Members
Regular Membership Roster
FMAO Past Presidents
Associate Membership Rooster
FMAO Scholarship Program
FMAO Constitution & By-Laws
FMAO Code of Ethics
Qualifications for Membership
Life Time Members

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MISSION STATEMENT & OBJECTIVES

(1)

To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA by


supporting adoption and enforcement of
modern fire codes, ordinances and state
statutes, thus assisting all fire marshals in the
conduct of their professional activities.

(2)

To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA by


informing and educating the citizens of
Oklahoma on methods and ways to prevent
death, injuries and property loss due to fire,
and unite for mutual benefit of those officials
engaged primarily in the prevention of fire.

(3)

To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA by


bringing to justice those who willfully and
maliciously set fire to their own property and
the property of others and unite for mutual
benefit those officials engaged primarily in
the investigation and control of arson.

(4)

To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA


through the sharing of technical expertise and
training to enhance professionalism and to
correlate the activities of the fire marshals
toward the reduction of fire waste.

2013/2014 FMAO OFFICERS


PRESIDENT
Stan Smith
Fire Marshal
Sand Springs Fire Department
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT
Jeremy Robbins
Fire Prevention Officer
Midwest City Fire Department
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT
Jason Crandall
Fire Marshal
Claremore Fire Department
PAST PRESIDENT
Dan Salts
Fire Marshal
Owasso Fire Department
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SECRETARY
Jason Crandall
Fire Marshal
Claremore Fire Department
TREASURER
Terry Whiteley
Asst. Fire Marshal
Tulsa Fire Department

2013/2014 FMAO BOARD MEMBERS


Three Year Board Members
Chad Tanner
Fire Marshal
Sapulpa Fire Department
Mike Carroll
Captain
Mustang City Fire Department
Two Year Board Members
Steve Rush
Code Enforcement
Oklahoma L.P. Gas Administration
Tom Hufford
Asst. Fire Marshal
Tulsa Fire Department
One Year Board Members
Chad Nash
Fire Protection Specialist

City of Edmond
Clyde Ellis
Fire Marshal
Ardmore Fire Department
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FMAO REGULAR MEMBERS


Able Commission
Mark Martin
Senior Agent
3812 N. Santa Fe, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 837-9739
mmartin@able.ok.gov

Alva Fire Department


Bryan S. Miller
Asst. chief/Fire Marshal
415 4th Street
Alva, OK 73717
(580) 748-0725
bmiller@alvaok.org

Ada Fire Department


Joe D. Allen
Captain
17569 SH 1 W.
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 272-3312
hoserguitar@yahoo.com

Ardmore Fire Dept.


Clyde Ellis
Fire Marshal
P.O. Box 249
Ardmore, OK 73402
(580) 221-2550
Fax: (580) 221-2551
cellis@ardmorecity.org

Altus Fire/Rescue
Neil Bonds
Driver
509 S Main
Altus, OK 73521
(580) 481-2232
Fax: (580) 481-2233
nbonds@altusok.gov

Ardmore Fire Dept.


Cary Williamson
Fire Chief
P.O. Box 249
Ardmore, OK 73402
(580) 221-2550
Fax: (580) 221-2551
cwilliamson@ardmorecity.org

Altus Fire/Rescue
Kyle Davis
Fire Marshal
509 S Main
Altus, OK 73521
(580) 481-2232
Fax: (580) 481-2233
kdavis@altusok.gov

Berryhill Fire Protection


District
Mike Nobles
Fire Marshal
2900 S. 65th W. Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74107
(918) 446-1211
Fax: (918) 446-2675

mike.nobles@berryhillfire.com

FMAO REGULAR MEMBERS


Bixby Fire Dept.
Jim Sweeden
Fire Code Enforcement
116 W. Needles
Bixby, OK 74008
(918) 366-0436
Fax: (918) 366-0436
firemarshal@bixby.com

Broken Arrow Fire


Department
Steve Jarrett
Deputy Fire Chief
1101 N. 6th St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 259-8360
Fax: (918) 259-8219
sjarrett@brokenarrowok.gov

Bixby Fire Dept.


Joey Wiedel
Fire Marshal
116 W. Needles
Bixby, OK 74008
(918) 366-0436
Fax: (918) 366-0436
firemarshal@bixbyok.com

Broken Arrow Fire


Department
Stan Spradlin
Fire Investigator
1101 N. 6th St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 259-8360
Fax: (918)259-8219

sspradlin@brokenarrowok.gov

Broken Arrow Fire


Department
Frank Charon
Fire Investigator
P.O. Box 610
Broken Arrow, OK 74013
(918) 259-8360
Fax: (918) 259-2405

Broken Arrow Fire


Department
Paul Thompson
Fire Marshal
1101 N. 6th St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 259-8360
Fax: (918) 259-8219
pthompson@brokenarrowo
k.gov

fcharon@brokenarrowok.gov

Broken Arrow Fire


Department
Billy Graham
Fire Investigator
1101 N. 6th St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 259-8360
Fax: (918) 259-8219

bgraham@brokenarrowok.gov

FMAO REGULAR MEMBERS


Chickasha Fire
Department
Greg Gibson
Fire Chief
1700 Harly Day Drive
Chickasha, OK 73018
(405) 222-6033
Fax: (405) 222-6034
firechief@chickasha.org

City of Tulsa
Danny Dillman
Building Inspector
408 W. 54th Street
Sand Springs, OK 74063
(918) 519-8741
ddillman@cityoftulsa.org
Claremore Fire
Department
Jason Crandall
Fire Marshal
104 S. Muskogee
Claremore, OK 74017
(918) 341-1477
Fax: (918) 341-1318

Chickasha Fire
Department
Brian Zalewski
Deputy Chief/Asst. Fire
Marshal
1700 Harly Day Drive
Chickasha, OK 73018
(405) 222-6035
Fax: (405) 222-6034
deputychief@chickasha.org

jcrandall@claremorecity.com

Clinton Fire Department


Randy Carpenter
Fire Chief/Fire Marshal
P.O. Box 1177
Clinton, OK 73601
(580) 323-2298
Fax: (580) 323-4372
firechief@clintonok.gov

City of Clinton
Toby Anderson
Building Inspector
415 Gary Blvd.
Clinton, OK 73601
(580) 323-1678
Fax: (580) 323-0346
pwasec@clintonok.gov

Collinsville Fire
Department
Dusty Danderson
Captain
1214 W. Main
Collinsville, OK 74021
(918) 371-1020
Fax: (918) 371-1008
captiandusty@yahoo.com

City of Edmond
Chad Nash
Fire Protection Specialist
10 S. Littler
Edmond, OK 73034
(405) 359-4667
Fax: (405) 359-4767
chad.nash@edmondok.com
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Collinsville Fire
Department
Julian W. Miller
FF/EMT-I
1214 W. Main
Collinsville, OK 74021
(918) 371-1020
Fax: (918) 371-1008
jwmiller22@hotmail.com

Department of
Corrections
Shane Cambell
CMA I
2020 East Maine Ave.
Enid, OK 73701
(580) 977-3817
Fax: (580) 977-3801

Del City Fire Department


Jeff Keester
Fire Marshal
4501 SE 15th
Del City, OK 73115
(405) 671-2892
Fax: (405) 671-2829
dcfd102@sbcglobal.net

Department of
Corrections
Bryan Fields
CMA I
903 N. West Street
McAlester, OK 74501
(918) 302-3121
Fax: (918) 423-3721
bryan.fields@doc.state.ok.us

shane.cambell@doc.state.ok.us

Del City Fire Department


Z. Williams
Major/Fire Investigator
4609 SE 44th Street
Del City, OK 73165
(405) 8334966
Fax: (405) 671-2829
dcfd104@sbcglobal.net

Department of
Corrections
T.L. Hinton
CMA I
107 W. Anderson
Waurika, OK 73573
(580) 251-1594
tl.hinton@doc.state.ok.us

Department of
Corrections
Edwin Adkins
CMA I
3031 N. 32nd
Muskogee, OK 74401
(918) 680-6623
Fax: (918) 680-6628

Department of
Corrections
Scott Morgan
CMA IV
3700 N. Classen Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 523-3075
Fax: (405) 523-4529

edwin.adkins@doc.state.ok.us

scott.morgan@doc.state.ok.us

FMAO REGULAR MEMBERS


Department of
Corrections
Bernard Perry
CMA I
600 Southwest Coombs Rd.
Lawton, OK 73501
(580) 248-6703
Fax: (580) 355-1081

Durant Fire Department


Wade Boyd
Fire Marshal
122 N 1st
Durant, OK 74701
(580) 924-2358
Fax: (580) 924-9285
wboyd@durant.org

bernard.perry@doc.state.ok.us

Edmond Fire Department


Mike Barnes
Chief of Prevention
5300 S. Covell
Edmond, OK 73003
(405) 216-7305
Fax: (405) 216-7301

Department of
Corrections
Larry Snow
Const./Maint. Specialist
3700 N. Classen Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 249-1230
Fax: (405) 525-4529
larry.snow@doc.state.ok.us

mike.barnes@edmondok.com

Edmond Fire Department


Mike Fitzgerald
Fire Prevention Specialist
5300 East Covell Road
Edmond, OK 73034
(405) 216-7303
Fax: (405) 359-4767
Mike.Fitzgerald@edmondo
k.com

Department of
Corrections
Michael Whitaker
CMA I
315 W. I-44 Service Rd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 463-7832
Fax: (405) 848-6635

Edmond Fire Department


Kelly Lewis
Fire Prevention Specialist
5300 East Covell Road
Edmond, OK 73034
(405) 216-7315
Fax: (405) 359-4767
kelly.lewis@edmondok.com

michael.whitaker@doc.state.ok.us

Duncan Police
Department
William Fitzhugh
Investigator/Fire Marshal
18 S. 7th St.
Duncan, OK 73533
(580) 255-2112

bfitzhugh@cityofduncan.com

FMAO REGULAR MEMBERS


Edmond Fire Department
Zachary Siegrist
Fire Prevention Specialist
5300 East Covell Road
Edmond, OK 73034
(405) 216-7303
Fax: (405) 359-4767
Zachary.siegrist@edmondo
k.com

Fort Supply Volunteer


Fire Department
Michael W. Pettey
Fire Chief
502 Broadway
Fort Supply, OK 73841
(580) 766-2311
fortsupplyfire@hotmail.com
Jenks Fire Rescue
Lance Steward
Captain
1115 W. 121st Street
Jenks, OK 74037
(918) 298-1862

El Reno Fire Department


Jonathan T. Strahorn
Sergeant
2707 Faith Ave.
El Reno, OK 73036
(405) 262-2949
Fax: (405) 422-2145
jstrahorn@cityofelreno.com

steward.jenksfire@gmail.com

Kingfisher Fire Dept.


Anthony Stewart
Fire Chief
415 S. Main
Kingfisher, OK 73750
(405) 375-4070
Fax: (405) 375-3374
kgffd@pldi.net

Enid Fire Department


Todd Hays
Asst. Fire Marshal
410 W. Garriott Rd.
Enid, OK 73701
(580) 616-7153
Fax: (580) 249-4005
dhays@enid.org

Lawton Fire Department


Raymond D. Brown
Assistant Fire Marshal
1701 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73501
(580) 581-3299
Fax: (580) 581-3496
rbrown@cityof.lawton.ok.us

Enid Fire Department


Mike Schatz
Asst. Fire Marshal
410 W. Garriott Rd.
Enid, OK 73701
(580) 234-0541
Fax: (580) 249-4005
mschatz@enid.org
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Lawton Fire Department
Rafael J. Cintron
Assistant Fire Marshal
1701 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73501
(580) 581-3299
Fax: (580) 581-3496

Lebanon VFD
Cecil Roper
Safety Officer
PO Box 254
Lebanon, OK 73440
(580) 795-2293
roperpro@ardmore.com

rcintron@cityof.lawton.ok.us

Liberty Fire Department


Kenny Ruff
Fire Prevention Officer
11048 E. 271st Street
Beggs, OK 74421
(918) 509-0980
kenny67063@gmail.com

Lawton Fire Department


Mark D. Mitchell
Fire Marshal
1701 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73501
(580) 581-3299
Fax: (580) 581-3496
mdmitchell@cityof.lawton.ok.us

McAlester Fire
Department
Bobby Ray Tucker
Fire Marshal
PO Box 578
McAlester, OK 74502
(918) 421-4950
Fax: (918) 423-6910
bobby.tucker@cityofmcalest
er.com

Lawton Fire Department


Christopher Woodall
Fire Investigator
1701 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73501
(580) 581-3299
Fax: (580) 581-3496

cwoodall@cityof.lawton.ok.us

Lawton Fire Department


Michael J. Wright
Deputy Fire Marshal
1701 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73501
(580) 581-3299
Fax: (580) 581-3496

Midwest City Fire


Department
Jeremy Robbins
Fire Prevention Officer
8201 E. Reno
Midwest City, OK 73110
(405) 739-1340
Fax: (405) 739-1278

mdwright@cityof.lawton.ok.us

jrobbins@midwestcityok.org

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Midwest City Fire
Department
Jeff Sceili
Fire Prevention Officer
8201 E. Reno
Midwest City, OK 73110
(405) 739-1340
Fax: (405) 739-1278
jsceili@midwestcityok.org

Muskogee Fire Dept.


Ray Bob Daniels
Fire Marshal
505 Columbus St.
Muskogee, OK 74401
(918) 684-6252
Fax: (918) 684-6253

rdaniels@muskogeeonline.org

Mustang Fire Department


Mike Carroll
Captain/Fire Prevention
Officer
465 W. Hwy. 152
Mustang, OK 73064
(405) 376-9365
Fax: (405) 376-7727

Midwest City Fire


Department
Tim Synder
Fire Marshal
8201 E. Reno
Midwest City, OK 73110
(405) 739-1340
Fax: (405) 739-1384
tsynder@midwestcityok.org

mcarroll@cityofmustang.org

Oak Grove Fire


Department
DeWayne Phillips
Fire Marshal
2148 S. 280th E. Ave.
Catoosa, OK 74015
(918) 812-7800
Fax: (918) 437-7855
dewaynephillips@oakgrovef
ire.com

Moore Fire Dept.


Kenneth Pontius
Assistant Fire Marshal
2400 S. Fritts Blvd.
Moore, OK 73160
(405) 793-3473
Fax: (405) 793-5216
kpontius@cityofmoore.com
Muskogee Fire
Department
Derrell R. Jones
Asst. Fire Marshal
505 Columbus St.
Muskogee, OK 74401
(918) 682-3505
drjones@muskogeeonline.org

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Oklahoma City Fire
Department
Randy Williams
Chief of Investigations
2300 General Pershing
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 297-3584
Fax: (405) 297-3330
randy.williams@okc.gov

Oklahoma LP Gas
Administration
Gary McDonald
Code Enforcement Officer
3815 N. Santa Fe, Suite 117
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 521-2458
Fax: (405) 521-6037
garymc@cox.net

Oklahoma LP Gas
Administration
Greg Counts
Code Enforcement
3815 N. Santa Fe, Suite 117
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 521-2458
Fax: (405) 521-6037
justgolfgc@aol.com

Oklahoma LP Gas
Administration
Steven T. Rush
Code Enforcement Officer
3815 N. Santa Fe, Suite 117
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 206-3476
oklpgasguy@gmail.com
Oklahoma LP Gas
Administration
Larry Stewart
LP Gas Safety Code
Enforcement Officer
Rt3 Box 70
Comanche, OK 73529
(405) 206-3477
Fax: (405) 521-6037
kstewart@pldi.net

Oklahoma LP Gas
Administration
Paula Cowart
Director, Safety, Training &
Education
P.O. Box 158
Cookson, OK 74427
(918) 261-6736
Fax: (918) 457-5462
paulacowart@gmail.com

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Oklahoma State Fire
Marshal's Office
Donny Howard
Agent
2401 N.W. 23rd St. Suite 4
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 522-5005
Fax: (405) 522-5028

OSU Enviromental
Health & Safety
Gerald Petre
Fire/Life Safety Inspector
1202 W. Farm Rd.
Stillwater, OK 74078
(405) 338-0024
Fax: (405) 744-7148
gerald.petre@okstate.edu

Oklahoma State Fire


Marshal's Office
Sam Schafnitt
Chief of Operations
2401 N.W. 23rd St., Suite 4
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(580) 231-1214
Fax: (405) 522-5028
bozvon@pldi.net
Oklahoma State Fire
Marshal's Office
Mike Tubbs
Agent
2401 N.W. 23rd St. Suite 4
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 522-5005
Fax: (405) 522-5028

OSU Enviromental
Health & Safety
Steve Stevenson
Fire/Safety Foreman
1202 W. Farm Rd.
Stillwater, OK 74078
(405) 338-0129
Fax: (405) 744-7148
steve.stevenson@okstate.edu

Owasso Fire Department


Dan Salts
Fire Marshal
8901 N. Garnett Rd.
Owasso, OK 74055
(918) 272-4920
Fax: (918) 272-4940
dsalts@cityofowasso.com

Oklahoma State Fire


Marshal's Office
David VanBuskirk
Agent
19 N. Heather Ridge
Ponca City, OK 74604
(580) 763-7272
Fax: (580) 762-3915

Quapaw Tribe Fire Dept.


Billy Kerley
Captain
69051 E 11 RD.
Quapaw, OK 74363
(918) 675-4200
Fax: (918) 675-4029
firefighter13@cableone.net

david.vanbuskirk@fire.ok.gov

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Quapaw Tribe Fire Dept.
Tim Reeves
Captain/Investigator
PO Box 765
Quapaw, OK 74363
(918) 533-0090
Fax: (918) 675-4029
treeves607@sbcglobal.net

Shawnee Fire Department


David Anderson
Fire Marshal
1401 N. Bryan
Shawnee, OK 74801
(405)878-1675
Fax: (405) 878-1748
danderson@shawneeok.org

Sand Springs Fire Dept.


Marty Martin
Lieutenant
217 N. McKinley
Sand Springs, OK 74063
(918) 688-7582

Skiatook Fire Department


Robert Nail
Fire Marshal
P. O. Box 399
Skiatook, OK 74070
(918) 396-1313
Fax: (918) 396-3002
bnail@cityofskiatook.com

mlmartin@sandspringsok.org

Sand Springs Fire Dept.


Stan A. Smith
Fire Marshal
108 E. Broadway
Sand Springs, OK 74063
(918) 246-2551
Fax: (918) 245-0372
sasmith@sandspringsok.org

Stillwater Fire
Department
Trent Hawkins
Fire Marshal
1510 S. Main Street
Stillwater, OK 74074
(405) 533-8554
Fax: (405) 747-8050
thawkins@stillwater.org

Sapulpa Fire Department


Chad Tanner
Fire Marshal
800 E. Dewey
Sapulpa, OK 74066
(918) 224-3359
Fax: (918) 224-3397

Stillwater Fire
Department
Neal Moore
Deputy Fire Marshal
1510 S. Main Street
Stillwater, OK 74074
(405) 747-7482
Fax: (405) 747-8050
nmoore@stillwater.org

ctannersfd@cityofsapulpa.net

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The Chickasaw Nation
Dewayne Price
Life Safety Inspector
PO Box 788
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 272-5400
Fax: (580) 272-5460

Town of Goldsby
Ron Johnson
Building Official
100 E. Center Rd.
Goldsby, OK 73093
(405) 288-6675
ronjohnson@townofgoldsb
y.com

The Chickasaw Nation


Division of Commerce
Greg Armstrong
Building Code
Administrator
2020 Lonnie Abbott Blvd.
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 421-9500
Fax: (580) 272-5210
greg.armstrong@chickasaw.
net

Tulsa Fire Department


Debra Bailey
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-7363
Fax: (918) 596-9383
dbailey@cityoftulsa.org

dewayne.price@chicksaw.net

Tulsa Fire Department


John Boysel
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-9423
Fax: (918) 596-9383
jboysel@cityoftulsa.org

The Chickasaw Nation


Division of Commerce
Glenn Lance
Chickasaw Nation C.TU.A
PO Box 1016
Sulphur, OK 73086
(580) 235-5735
Fax:
glenn.lance@chickasaw.net

Tulsa Fire Department


Rick Bruder
Asst. Fire Marshal
175 E. 2nd Street Suite 455
Tulsa, OK 74103
(918) 576-5584
Fax: (918) 596-9383
rbruder@cityoftulsa.org

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Tulsa Fire Department
Ray Evins
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 576-5585
Fax: (918) 596-9383
revins@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Bryant Lloyd
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-9429
Fax: (918) 596-9383
bryanlloyd@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Bill Feeler
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-2179
Fax: (918) 596-9383
kenneth.feeler@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Stan May
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-1896
Fax: (918) 596-9383
smay@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Tom Hufford
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 576-5586
Fax: (918) 596-9383
thufford@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Mark Sipe
Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-1216
Fax: (918) 596-9383
msipe@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Bill Lind
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-1223
Fax: (918) 596-9383
blind@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Don Stern
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-7361
Fax: (918) 596-9383
donstern@cityoftulsa.org

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Tulsa Fire Department
Matt Stewart
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-9426
Fax: (918) 596-9383
mattstewart@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Renaldo Works
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-9414
Fax: (918) 596-9383
rworks@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Calvin Teague
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-9429
Fax: (918) 596-9383

University of Central
Oklahoma
Michael Stephens
Code Compliance/Fire
Marshal
100 North University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034
(405) 974-2218
Fax: (405) 974-5099
mstephens11@uco.edu

joshuateague@cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa Fire Department


Michael Walker
Asst. Fire Marshal
1760 W. Newblock Park Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 596-7395
Fax: (918) 699-3959
mwalker@cityoftulsa.org

University of Central
Oklahoma
Michael Stephens
Code Compliance/Fire
Marshal
100 North University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034
(405) 974-2218
Fax: (405) 974-5099
mstephens11@uco.edu

Tulsa Fire Department


Terry Whiteley
Asst. Fire Marshal
175 E. 2nd Street Suite 455
Tulsa, OK 74103
(918) 596-9689
Fax: (918) 699-2843
twhiteley@cityoftulsa.org

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University of Oklahoma
Health Sciences Center
Allen R. Heilaman
OUHSC Fire Marshal
755 Research Parkway, Suite
430
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
(405) 271-5522 EXT. 5
Fax: (405) 271-5545
allen-heilaman@ouhsc.edu

Weatherford Fire
Department
Jay Moore
Captain/Fire Marshal
216 N. Kansas
Weatherford, OK 73096
(580) 772-5345
Fax: (580) 772-7484
fireman71.jm@gmail.com
Weatherford Fire
Department
Craig Price
Captain/Fire Marshal
216 N. Kansas
Weatherford, OK 73096
(580) 772-5345
Fax: (580) 772-7484
craigprice@cityofweatherfor
d.com

University of Oklahoma
Health Sciences Center
Lee Noll
Fire Inspector
975 NE 10th St., Room 176
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
(405) 271-5522 EXT. 7
Fax: (405) 271-5545
lee-noll@ouhsc.edu
Weatherford Fire
Department
Jarrod Burton
Captain
216 N. Kansas
Weatherford, OK 73096
(580) 772-5345
Fax: (580) 772-7484
jarrodburton@cityofweathe
rford.com

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FIRE MARSHALS ASSOCIATION OF


OKLAHOMA
PAST PRESIDENTS
1991 & 1992
Gary Curtis
Oklahoma City Fire Dept.

2001
Ed Chappell
Oklahoma St. Fire Marshals Office

1992
Ron Williamson
Edmond Fire Department

2002
Jeff Lindsay
Moore Fire Department

1993
David Kimball
Tulsa Fire Department

2003
Jerry Ragsdale
ClaremoreFire Department

1994
Bill Hargraves
Ponca City Fire Dept.

2004
Keith Taylor
Sand Springs Fire Department

1995
Kellie Lee
Oklahoma City Fire Dept.

2005
Michael Walker
Tulsa Fire Department

1996
Bill Deatherage
Broken Arrow Fire Dept.

2006
Mike Barnes
Edmond fire Department

1997
Kevin Leach
Norman Fire Department

2007
Ed Steiner
City of Edmond

1998
Gary England
Tulsa Fire Department

2008
Dan Salts
Owasso Fire Department

1999
Donnie Moore
Ada Fire Department

2009
Terry Whiteley
Tulsa Fire Department

2000
Linda Heims
Oklahoma St. Fire Marshals Office

2010
Mike Barnes
Edmond Fire Department

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FIRE MARSHALS ASSOCIATION OF


OKLAHOMA
PAST PRESIDENTS
2011
Mike Walker
Tulsa Fire Department
2012
Sam Schafnitt
Oklahoma St. Fire Marshals Office
2013
Dan Salts
Owasso Fire Department
2014
Stan Smith
Sand Springs Fire Department

21

FMAO ASSOCIATE MEMBERS


1-800-BoardUp
Glen Clark
3300 N. Santa Fe
Oklahoma City, Ok 73118
(405) 418-0911
duramaxchief@aol.com

Albert N. Janco, P.E


Consulting Engineer
Albert Janco
Consulting Engineer
Box 18707
Oklahoma City, OK 73154
(405) 848-1991
Fax: (405) 843-6244
jancoa@asme.org

1-800-BoardUp
Kristofer DeMauro
6565 E. 42nd Street
Tulsa, Ok 74147
(918) 830-2363
Fax: (918) 622-7642
Kris@1800boarduptulsa.com

All Star Fire Safety


Chris Evans
1131 W. Reno
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
(405) 235-7827
chris-evans@att.net

Absolute Security, Fire &


Design, Inc.
Kelly Walker
867 west Laurel Ave.
Rogers, AR 72758
(479) 925-9200
Fax: (479) 621-9201
mail@absolutesfd.com

APS Fire
George Bailey
2000 W. Detroit, Suite A
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 237-0007
Fax: (918) 251-6829
george.bailey@apsfire.com
APS Fire
Anthony Hill
1601 S.E. 37th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73129
(405) 672-9666
Fax: (405) 619-3418
tony.hill@apsfire.com
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APS Fire
Nathan Hinckle
1601 S.E. 37th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73129
(405) 672-9005
Fax: (405) 619-3418
nate.hinckle@apsfire.com

Burgess Company
Keith Wright
11711 South Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73170
(405) 691-0005
Fax: (405) 691-0114
C. H. Guernsey & Company
Andy McPherson, PE, AT,
CET
Fire Protection Engineer
5555 North Grand Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
(405) 416-8132
andy.mcpherson@guernsey.us

Blackmon Mooring
Maggie Hendrix
1101 Enterprise Ave., Bay 12
Oklahoma City, Ok 73128
Blackmon Mooring
Stephanie Madden
11605 E. 27th St. N. Ste.E
Tulsa, OK 74116
(918) 344-4458
smadden@bmsmanagement.c
om

Captive Aire Systems


Rod Hammack
12101 East 51st Street, Suite
101-A
Tulsa, OK 74146
(918) 258-0291
Fax: (918) 258-0687

Brycer, LLC
John Paul Glaziand
4355 Weaver Parkway, Suite
100
Warrenville, IL 60555

rod.hammack@captiveaire.com

Eco-Glo/Burgess
Mike Turow
241 Main St., Suite 100
Buffalo, NY 14203
(888) 679-4022
Fax: (877) 679-4022
michaelt@accessproducts.com

Burgess Company
George Faulkner
11711 S. Portland
Oklahoma City, Ok 73170
(405) 691-0005
Fax: (405) 691-0114
gfaulkner@burgess-co.com
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Ed Steiner, Code
Consultants, LLC
Ed Steiner
Fire Protection Engineer
7200 Emerald Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73150
(405) 517-8667
edsteiner2@att.net

Firetrol Protection Systems


Jay Collins
108 NW 132nd Street
Oklahoma City, Ok 73114
(405) 752-2330
Fax: (405) 752-2297
jcollins@firetrol.net
Firetrol Protection Systems
Randy Schott
5320 W. 29th St.
Tulsa, OK 74107
(918) 810-6464
Fax: (918) 624-1003
sureshotfirepro@cox.net

Engineered
Plastics/Burgess Company
Brian Tuggle
300 International Drive, Suite
100
Williamsville, NY 14221
(817) 2056319
Fax: (817) 887-1697
BrianT@engplastics.com

Florian Protective Services,


LLC
Adam Stuckey
6608 N. Western Ave., Suite
277
Oklahoma City, Ok 73116
(405)708-5535

Fire Protection Consulting,


Inc.
J.C. Carroll
Fire Protection Engineer
588 Misty Morning Dr.
Choctaw, OK 73020
(405) 390-0426
Fax: (405) 390-0426
fire_consult@cox.net

astuckey@florianprotective.com

FS Circle Consulting
Jeremy Moore
2314 West 78th St.
Tulsa, Ok 74132

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FMAO ASSOCIATE MEMBERS


Hilti
Casey Davis
Fastening & Protection
Engineer
5400 S 122nd E. Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74146
(918) 200-5297
Fax: (918) 252-6347
casey.davis@hilti.com

Nabholz Construction
Services
Russell Gilliam
6400 S. Superior Ave.
Oklahoma City, Ok 73149
(405) 979-4432
Fax: (405) 979-5432
russell.gilliam@nabholz.com
National Fire Protection
Association
Randy Safer
Southern Regional Manager
134 Kirk Lane
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 519-4659
rsafer@nfpa.org

Hollon Fire Protection, LLc


Tim Hollon
7202 E. 38th Street
Tulsa, OK 74145
(918) 236-4110
Fax: (918) 236-4115
thollon@hollonfireprotection.
com

QAI Laboratories, Inc.


J. Brian McDonald
1325 N 108th E. Ave.
Tulsa, Ok 74128

Hollon Fire Protection


David Stacy
7202 E. 38th Street
Tulsa, OK 74145
(918) 236-4110
Fax: (918) 236-4115
david.stacey15@yahoo.com

S & S Fire Protection, LLC


Bryan Drinnon
PO Box 87
Morris, OK 74445
(918) 384-8255

Knox
1601 W. Deer Valley Road
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(800) 552-5669
Fax: (623) 687-2299
info@knoxbox.com

ssfireprotectionsales@gmail.com

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Service Master X Recovery
Services
Mike Lawson
1815 W. Detroit
Broken Arrow, OK 74013
(800) 389-2837

System Sensor
Mark Gilmore
3825 Ohio Ave.
St. Charles, IL 60174

Simplex Grinnell
B. DeWayne Benson
2835 S. Utah Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
(405) 618-7572
Fax: (405) 440-9212

Underwriters Laboratory
LLC
Jon Roberts
6608 N. Western Ave. Suite
#280
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
(405) 760-6724
jonathan.roberts@ul.com

SimplexGrinnell
Billy Boswell
2835 S. Utah Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
(405) 740-2875
Fax: (405) 682-6169

Unifrax I LLC
Fred Hoffman
14816 Glenmark Dr.
Edmond, Ok 73013
(405) 242-3192
Fax: (866) 5023786
fhoffman@unifrax.com

dbenson@simplexgrinnell.com

bboswellc@simplexgrinnell.com

Simplex Grinnell
Joe Gragg
2835 S. Utah Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
(405) 246-1000
Fax: (405) 682-6169
jgragg@simplexgrinnell.com

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SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM


****************************************************************

FIRE MARSHALS ASSOCIATION OF


OKLAHOMA
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM
The Fire Marshal's Association Of Oklahoma, in an endeavor to support technical
training in fire prevention and related fields, is offering a $500.00 scholarships to
individuals enrolled in an approved fire prevention curriculum. Through this
program it is the Association's hope that eligible students, in need of financial
assistance, will not be denied the opportunity to study and pursue a career which
will contribute to a reduction in loss of life and property due to fire.
Scholarships will be offered to those students who can demonstrate a need for
financial assistance, have maintained a reasonable grade point average through
high school and post high school training, and who demonstrate a commitment to
work toward a Fire Safe Oklahoma.
Students who are interested in this program must submit an application. The
Scholarship will be awarded at the Fire Marshals Annual Conference. Students
who are considered will be notified by mail and may be requested to schedule a
personal interview for additional screening.
The scholarship program is especially designed to assist those who are planning
careers in fire prevention and related fields. It may be used for fall, spring or
summer semesters at any accredited college. However, a student may only apply
for one scholarship per calendar year.
Applicants shall submit a type written application with the following information:
General: Name, Date, Mailing Address, City, State, Zip Code, Telephone
Number, Marital Status, Number of dependents
Employment: Name of employer, Full or part time, Spouse employer if applies,
Combined annual income
Educational Background: High School, Year Graduated, Grade point average,
Vocational training, College, Years completed, Grade point average, and Degrees
obtained if applies
Respond to the following questions:
Are you currently attending school?
What degree program will scholarship be used for?
What other scholarships or educational assistance currently being received?
Briefly state why you are applying for a scholarship.
Briefly state how this scholarship will assist you in promoting a fire safe
Oklahoma.
What are your plans after graduation?
Sign and Date

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Article I
Name

Section 1.The name of this organization shall be the Fire Marshals Association
of Oklahoma.
Section 2.This organization is formed as a Chapter of the Fire Marshals
Association of North America (Chapter number seven), subject to the
'Regulations for Chapters' as adopted by Fire Marshals Association of
North America and the National Fire Protection Association.

Article II
Objective
Section 1.The objectives and purposes of the Fire Marshals Association of
Oklahoma shall be as follows:
(a) To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA by supporting the
enforcement of modern fire codes, ordinances and State Statutes, thus
assisting all fire marshals in the conduct of their professional activities.
(b) To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA by Informing and educating
the citizens of Oklahoma on methods and ways to prevent death,
Injuries and property loss due to fire and unite for mutual benefit
those officials engaged primarily in the prevention of fire.
(c) To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA by bringing to justice those
who willfully and maliciously set fire to their own prop" and the
property of other and unite for mutual benefit those officials engaged
primarily in the Investigation and control of arson.
(d) To assure a FIRE SAFE OKLAHOMA through the sharing of
technical expertise and training to enhance professionalism and to
correlate the activities of fire marshals toward the reduction of fire
waste.

Article III
Officers and Board Members

Section 1.The offices of the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma shall be:
President
First Vice President
Second Vice President
Secretary/Treasurer

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Section 2.The Board of Trustees shall consist of the Officers and seven (7) Board
members, one of whom shall be the Immediate Past President. '
Section 3.President - It Shall be the duty of the President to preside at all
meetings, to enforce all regulations relating to the administration of the
Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma and shall appoint the
Secretary/Treasure with approval from the board.
The President-shall call -meetings of the Association or Board of
Trustees when deemed necessary to the efficient operation of the
Association or when requested to do so by a majority of the Board of
Trustees, or by twenty-five (25) members.
Section 4.Vice-Presidents - In the absence of the President, the First Vice
President or, in the First Vice President absence, the Second Vice
President shall have all the powers and prerogatives of the President.
Section 5.Secretary/Treasure - It shall be the duty of the Secretary /Treasurer to
record the proceedings of all meetings of the Fire Marshals Association
of Oklahoma and the Board of Trustees and shall distribute summary
minutes of all regular and special meetings of the Association to all
members, but shall not have voting privileges.
Section 6.The President and Chapter Representative of the Marshals Association
of Oklahoma shall be members in good standing with the Fire Marshals
Association of North America and the National Fire Protection
Association.
Section 7.Ex-officio Members of the Board of Trustees. All Past Presidents shall
be Ex-Officio Members of the Board of Trustees. Ex-officio members
shall have the privilege or attending and participating in all meetings of
the Board of Trustees, but shall not have voting privileges in such
meetings.
Section 8.The secretary/treasurer shall conduct such correspondence and shall
issue such notices of meetings as may be required or directed by the
President or the Board of Trustees. The -, secretary/treasurer shall
publish periodically and distribute to members bulletins or newsletters
containing items of professional interest and value, and recording
significant developments in the affairs of the Association and its
members.
The secretary/treasurer shall keep a register of the members of the
Association and of all other fire marshals whose appointment is known.
A membership list shall be forwarded to all members of the Association
at least annually.
The secretary/treasurer shall collect membership dues, in the amount
set by the membership from all members, maintaining a checking

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account in the name of the Association, keeping an accurate record of
all transactions and making all such records available to the Board of
Trustees for review.

Article IV
Membership
Section 1.There shall be two classes of membership: Regular Member and
Associate Member. The following qualifications shall apply to the two
classes of memberships:
(a) Regular Member - the full-time salaried government or volunteer
fire service officials with statutory responsibility for the prevention of
fires through the enforcement of laws or regulations, property
inspection, fire safety education or the investigation of fires, are
eligible for membership.
(b) Associate Member - the part-time or non-salaried legally designated
officials of a county. municipality, or quasi-municipality authorized
and obligated by public law or lawful ordinance with the duty of fire
prevention through property Inspection, enforcement of fire, laws and
regulations and public education, or who may be charged with the duty
of investigating the cause and origin of fires.
The Individual who was previously a regular member but cannot now
qualify due to change in assignment or retirement.
The Individual motivated to support the objectives and technical
programs of the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma or otherwise
prompted to benefit by and contribute to the work of the Fire Marshals
Association of Oklahoma, shall be eligible to become an Associate
Member.
Section 2.Associate Members shall enjoy membership privileges as determined
from time-to-time by the Board of Trustees of the Fire Marshals
Association of Oklahoma. Associate Members shall not hold an
elective office nor vote in the affairs of the association.
Section 3.Honorary Life Membership may be conferred upon any member of the
Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma retiring from office after ten
(10) or more years service as a state, county or municipal fire marshal,
and who has rendered outstanding service to the Association; and to
any other persons who have distinguished themselves by outstanding
service In the fields of fire investigation or fire prevention and by
exceptional service to the Association. Nominations for Honorary Life
Membership shall be submitted in writing to the Secretary/Treasurer at
least sixty (60) days prior to any annual meeting. A favorable report by

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the Board of Trustees and a majority vote of the association at any
meeting shall be necessary to elect.
Section 4 Dues for membership to the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma
shall be determined by the majority vote of the membership attending
the annual meeting.
ARTICLE V
Meetings
Section 1.There shall be two regular meetings of the Fire Marshals Association of
Oklahoma: The annual meeting, as provided In the Constitution and
By-Laws, and a conference meeting, which shall be held each year
during the Fall. The conference meeting shall be held at such time and
place as the Board of Trustees shall decide.
Section 2.Special meetings may be called by the President and shall be called by
the President at the request of the majority of the Board of Trustees, or
of twenty-five (25) members. Notice of special meetings shall be sent
to each member at least ten (10) days In advance of the meeting date.
Section 3. In order to transact business at any meeting of the Association, at least
fifteen (15) members shall be present. A majority of the Board of
Trustees shall constitute a quorum of said board.
ARTICLE VI
Nominations and Election of officers and Boar Members
Section 1. There shall be a Nominating Committee chaired by one of the most
recently elected Executive Board Members and including two
additional members at-large who shall be named by the President and
from the membership and shall not be members of the Executive
Board.
Section2. The nominating committee shall present a slate of officers and board
members at the final session of the Annual Meeting for the following
offices:
- President
- First Vice-President
- Second Vice-President
- Secretary/Treasurer
- Seven Board Members
(Of the seven Board Members, One of whom shall be the Past -President)

Section 3.Any members of the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma may


make additional nominations from the floor. All nominations shall be
limited to regular members who have attended at least two annual
meetings.
Section 4. Officers, shall be elected at the annual meeting of the Fire Marshals
Association of Oklahoma, and shall serve for one year or until their
successors are elected. Officers may serve no more than two successive

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terms in any one officer position. In the case of vacancy of office, the Board
of Trustees shall have the power to fill the same until the next annual
meeting.
Section 6.Board Members shall be elected at the annual meeting of the Fire
Marshal's Association of Oklahoma. Two Board Members shall be
elected for a three-year term, two Board Members shall be elected for a
two-year term and two Board Members shall be elected for a one-year
term. Each year thereafter, two new Board Members will be elected for
a three-year term to replace the two one-year Board Members. In case
of a vacancy of office, a new Board Member shall be elected at the
annual meeting to serve out the remaining term of the vacancy.
Section 6.Election shall be by ballot only when there is a contest for office.
Where there is no contest for office, the Secretary/Treasurer may be
directed to cast one ballot for the slated nominated.
In the event of balloting, three tellers shall be appointed by the
President to receive the ballots for each officer and candidates for
Board Members. They shall canvass the ballots so cast and announce
the results to the presiding officer, who thereupon shall declare the
members receiving a plurality of the votes cast, as being elected to the
respective offices.

Article VII
Rules of Order
Section 1.The rules of parliamentary procedure as laid down in Robert's Rules
of order Revised, shall govern all meetings of the Fire Marshals
Association of Oklahoma.

Article VIII
Standing Committees
Section 1.The President, with concurrence of the Board of Trustees, shall
establish the following standing committees:
Education/Training Committee
Finance Committee
Fire Investigation/Arson Committee
Fire Prevention/Code Enforcement Committee
Hazardous Materials Committee
Juvenile Fire setter Committee
Legal Advisory Committee
Membership Committee
Nominating Committee
Oklahoma Fire Incident Reporting Committee
Planning Committee
Public Relations Committee
Research & Development Committee

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Section 2.Additional standing committees may be authorized at any meeting of
the Board of Trustees.

Article IX
Annual Meeting
Section 1. The Annual Meeting of the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma
shall be held on the date and time set by the Board of Trustees. The
annual meeting is open to all members for the purpose of election of
officers, election of board members, and election of chapter
representative. reports of officers and standing committees, finalization
of required reports to the Fire Marshals Association of North America
and for conducting regular business.
Section 2.Other business of the Association may be conducted at any regular or
special meeting of the Association.
ARTICLE X

Chapter
Section 1.The Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma Chapter shall be an
approved Chapter of the Fire Marshals Association of North America.
Section 2.Membership:
(a) Chapter Member: Any member or associate member of the
Fire Marshals Association of North America or any person who
meets the requirement to be a Member or Associate Member of
the Fire Marshals Association of North America.
(b) Chapter Associate Member: Any member meeting the
qualifications of the Chapter.
Section 3.The President and Chapter Representative shall be members of the Fire
Marshals Association of North America.
Section 4.Chapter Representative - the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma
shall elect from their membership, at least each three (3) years, a
Chapter Representative who will represent the Oklahoma Chapter at
regular Fire Marshals Association of North America meetings. The
Oklahoma Chapter representative shall be a regular member or
associate member of the Fire Marshals Association of North America.
When an elected chapter representative is unable to attend Fire
Marshals Association of North America meetings, the Board of
Trustees may designate an alternate to carry out those duties.
Section 5.The Secretary/Treasurer shall submit to the Fire Marshals Association
of North America's Executive Secretary, prior to February 1st of each
year, the following reports.
a.

Chapter activities

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b.

Other information as requested

Section 6.Chapter Identification and Letterhead - Letterhead of the Fire Marshals


Association of Oklahoma may carry the name of the Chapter, however,
the following shall also be included:
a.
b.
c.
d.

Chapter number (Number 7)


Fire Marshals Association of North America
Fire Marshals Association of North America logo
Geographical location

The Fire Marshals Association of North Americas Executive


Committee may grant exceptions to this.
Section 7. Chapter Review - The Fire Marshals Association of North American's
Executive Committee shall review the Fire Marshals Association of
Oklahoma's reports and activities at least annually. The Executive
Committee may suspend or terminate chapter charters for cause or
place any chapter on a probation status. A report on each chapter shall
be presented at the Fire Marshals Association of North America's
Annual Meeting by the Chapter Review Committee.
Section 8.This adopted Constitution by the Fire Marshals Association of
Oklahoma
hereby affirms that the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma and its
Board of Trustees, is totally responsible for its own financial
obligations and financial responsibilities. It is further agreed that the
Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma Chapter will in no way hold the
Fire Marshals Association of North America or the National Fire
Protection Association responsible for any or part of its financial
obligations.

ARTICLE XI
Ratification
Section 1. The Constitution and By-Laws shall be submitted to all members and
shall be ratified by a majority of the members voting.

ARTICLE XII
Amendments
Section 1.Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws of the Fire Marshals
Association of Oklahoma shall be made only at an annual meeting by a
two-thirds vote of the members present, with the voting limited to
regular members. No proposition to amend shall be acted upon unless
written notice thereof has been given to the Secretary/Treasurer at least
sixty ((60) days prior to the meeting. A copy or summary of such a
proposition shall be sent to every member of the Association at least
thirty (30) days before the date of the next annual meeting at which
time the amendment is to be voted upon.

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ARTICLE XII
Dissolution
Section 1.The Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma may be dissolved only by
action of the Executive Committee of the Fire Marshals Association of
North America and the Board of Directors of the National Fire
Protection Association. Action may be initiated by said Executive
Committee or in response to a petition from the Fire Marshal
Association of Oklahoma. A dissolution shall be made only at an
Annual Meeting of the Fire Marshals Association of North America.
Section 2.A petition for dissolution to be voted on by the members of the Fire
Marshals Association Oklahoma shall be made only at an Annual
Meeting by a two-thirds vote of the members present. No proposition
for dissolution shall be acted upon unless written notice thereof has
been given to the Secretary/Treasurer at least sixty (60) days prior to
the meeting. A copy or summary of such proposition shall be sent to
every member of the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma at least
thirty (30) days before the date of the next annual meeting at which
time the petition is to be voted upon.

Article XIV
Use of Name & Logo
Section 1.The Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma does not grant permission
to any Person, organization or member to use the Fire Marshals
Association of Oklahoma name and/or logo on any business card,
stationary, advertisement or on any product without the written
approval of the Executive Committee.

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CODE OF ETHICS FOR FIRE MARSHALS


FORWARD
Honesty, justice and courtesy form a moral philosophy which, associated
with interest among men and women, constitutes the foundation of ethics.
The fire marshal recognizes such a standard, not in passive observance, but
as a set of dynamic principles guiding his or her way of life. It is his or her
duty to practice his or her profession according to this Code.
As a keystone of professional conduct in integrity, the fire
marshal will discharge his or her duties with fidelity to the public and to his
or her associates, and with fairness and impartiality to all. It is his or her
duty to Interest him or herself in public welfare and to be ready to apply his
or her special knowledge for the benefit of mankind. He or she should
uphold the honor and dignity of his or her profession and also avoid
association with any enterprise of questionable character. In his or her
dealings with fellow fire marshals, he or she should be fair and tolerant .

PROFESSIONAL LIFE
Section 1.The fire marshal will cooperate in extending the effectiveness of
his or her profession by interchanging information and
experience with other fire marshals and by contributing to the
work of other persons, professions, schools and the press.
Section 2.He or she will not advertise his or her work or merit in a selflaudatory manner, and lie or she will avoid all conduct or practice
likely to discredit or do injury to the dignity and honor of his or
her profession.
Section 3.He or she will recognize his or her badge of office as a symbol of
public faith and accept it as a public trust to be held as long as he
or she is true to the ethics of his or her office.
Section 4.He or she will enforce the law courteously and appropriately
without fear or favor, malice or ill will, never implying
unnecessary force and never accepting gratuities.

RELATIONS WITH THE PUBLIC


Section 5.The fire marshal will endeavor to extend public knowledge of fire
protection and will discourage the spreading of untrue, unfair and
exaggerated statements regarding fire protection.

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Section 6.He or she will avoid any endorsement of any specific product,
trade names or company.
Section 7.He or she will have due regard for the safety of life and health of
the public and employees who may be affected by the work for
which he or she is responsible.
Section 8.He or she will express an opinion only when it is founded on
adequate knowledge and honest conviction while he or she is
serving as a witness before a court, council, commission or other
tribunal.
Section 9.He or she will not issue ex parte statements, criticisms or
arguments on matters connected with public policy, which are
inspired or paid for by private interests, unless he or she indicates
on whose behalf he or she is making the statement.
Section 10.He or she will refrain from expressing publicly an opinion on a
fire protection subject unless he or she is informed as to the facts
relating thereto.
Section 11.He or she will act with fairness and justice with the public when
dealing with fire protection. He or she will never act officiously
or permit personal feelings, prejudices, animosities or friendship
to influence his or her decisions,
Section 12.He or she will disclose no information concerning the business
affairs or technical processes of the public without their consent.
RELATIONS WITH EMPLOYERS
Section 13.The fire marshal will act in professional matters for his or her
employer as a faithful agent or trustee.
Section 14.He or she will make his or her status clear to his employer
before undertaking an engagement if he or she may be called
upon to decide on the use of inventions, apparatus or any other
thing in which he or she may have a financial interest.
Section 15.He or she will guard against conditions that are dangerous or
threatening to life, limb or property on work for which he or she
is responsible or, if he or she is not responsible will promptly call
such conditions to the attention of those who are responsible.
Section 16.He or she will present clearly the consequences to be expected
from deviations proposed if his or her judgment is overruled by
non-technical authority in cases where he or she is responsible for
the adequacy of fire protection work.

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Section 17.He or she will engage, or advise his or her employer to engage,
and he will cooperate with other experts and specialists whenever
the employer's interests are best served by such service.
Section 18.He or she will not accept compensation, commissions or
allowances, directly or indirectly, from contractors or other
parties dealing with his or her employer in connection with work
for which he or she is responsible.
Section 19.He or she will not allow an interest in any business to affect his
or her decision regarding work for which he or she is employed
or which he or she may be called upon to perform.

RELATIONS WITH OTHER FIRE MARSHALS


Section 20.The fire marshal will endeavor to protect all members of the fire
protection profession collectively and individually from
misrepresentation and misunderstanding.
Section 21.He or she will take care that credit for fire protection work is
given to those to whom credit is properly due.
Section 22.He or she will uphold the principle of appropriate and adequate
compensation for those engaged in fire protection, including
those in subordinate capacities, as being in the public interest and
maintaining the standards of the profession.
Section 23.He or she will endeavor to provide opportunity for the
professional development and advancement of those in his or her
employ.
Section 24.He or she will not injure, directly or indirectly, the professional
reputation, prospects or practice of another fire marshal.
However, if he or she considers that a fire marshal is guilty of
unethical, illegal or unfair practice, he or she will present the
information to the proper authority for action.
Section 25.He or she will exercise due restraint in criticizing another fire
marshal's work in public, recognizing the fact that the societies,
the association and the technical press provide the proper forum
for technical discussions and criticisms.
Section 26.He or she will not become associated in responsibility for work
with persons who do not conform to ethical practices.

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QUALIFICATIONS FOB MEMBERSHIP


FOR THE
FIRE MARSHALS ASSOCIATION OF OKLAHOMA
The Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma is a Chapter of the Fire Marshals
Association of North America, which is a section of the National Fire Protection
Association. It is a group of fire marshals, heads of fire departments, heads of fire
prevention bureaus, fire investigators and their staff. Regular membership is open to
those officials holding the positions named who work for a federal, state, county,
town, city, municipality or a fire protection district, and to who the responsibility for
fire prevention or investigation has been assigned by law or delegated by the chief of
the department. Associate membership is also open to those who support the Fire
Marshals Association of Oklahoma as described below.
REGULAR MEMBER
The full-time salaried government and/or volunteer fire service officials with
statutory responsibility for the prevention of fires through enforcement of laws or
regulations, property inspection, fire safety education, or the investigation of fires are
eligible for membership.
ASSOCIATE MEMBER
(1) The part-time or non-salaried legally designated officials of a county,
municipality, or quasi-municipality authorized and obligated by public law or lawful
ordinance with the duty of fire prevention through inspection, enforcement of fire
laws and regulations and public education, or who may be charged with the duty of
investigating the cause and origin of fires.
(2) The Individual who was previously a Regular Member but cannot now
qualify due to change in assignment or retirement.
(3) Individuals, motivated to support objectives and technical programs of the
Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma or otherwise prompted to benefit by and
contribute to the work of the Fire Marshals Association of Oklahoma, shall be
eligible to become an Associate Member.
Associate Members shall enjoy membership privileges as determined from
time-to-time by the Executive Committee of the Fire Marshals Association of
Oklahoma. Associate members shall not hold an elective office nor vote in the
affairs of the Association.

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FMAO LIFE TIME MEMBERS


Dick Lawes
Bill Deathridge

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