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Advisory Council
Independent of the Center’s sponsors, the Advisory Council provides valuable strategic vision and wisdom to the Board of Directors and CCFS. The council’s members are experts and leaders in corporations, industry, and public service. They have encompassed The Center's core values and through their business knowledge, professional careers, contacts, and personal beliefs, work hard to champion the mission of The Center as well as fire and life safety.
Amy Daley

Amy Daley is Staff Vice President, Education, Healthcare & Affinity Groups Global Practice Leader at FM Global and is located in the company’s corporate offices in Johnston, Rhode Island.  Daley provides leadership to enable FM Global’s worldwide growth and client retention in the education, healthcare and other affinity industries.  With more than two decades of insurance industry experience, Daley previously served as an account manager in FM Global’s Boston operations.  Prior to joining the mutual insurer in 2010, she held positions as a property and casualty reinsurance underwriter, broker and commercial underwriter, as well as a loss control specialist.  She is an undergraduate of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan and received her MBA from the University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.  Amy also has an Associate in Risk Management designation from the Insurance Institute of America, as well as an insurance producer Property & Casualty license.  Amy is activity involved in URMIA, RIMS, ASHE, NACUBO and The Center for Campus Fire Safety.
Bruce Fraser

Bruce is president of Fraser Fire Protection Services since retiring after a 45-year career with SimplexGrinnell where he was their director of industry relations. He has recently served on the boards of several industry organizations including the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) and the Automatic Fire Alarm Association  MORE

John McSheffrey Jr.

John is President of en-Gauge Inc,  which developed and markets the technology to electronically monitor fire extinguishers.   John’s passion for fire protection began when he was just five years old in 1973, when his father started MIJA Industries, the world leading manufacturer of spiral wound pressure gauges.   In 2000, MIJA began developing MORE

August W. Schaefer

August W. Schaefer is the Senior Vice President - Public Safety Officer for Underwriters Laboratories Inc.  Gus Schaefer is UL's Public Safety Officer. In this capacity, he works to expand UL's Public Safety Mission on a global scale. He acts as UL's Public Safety guardian, ambassador and advocate both inside and outside of the company,  MORE

Jim Tidwell

Jim Tidwell is a Code Consultant with a long history in fire prevention.  His company is Tidwell Code Consulting, and he primarily works to develop and promote changes to the ICC and NFPA codes and standards consistent with public safety and his clients’ needs. Prior to opening his own consulting shop, Tidwell served in several positions with the International Code Council,    MORE

Tam Tran-Viet
Tam is currently with the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), a Washington, DC based law enforcement policy organization, where he is committed to improving the delivery of police services to the community.  PERF also serves as a research and technical assistance organization,   MORE


"Curt" Weldon
Wayne Curtis "Curt" Weldon served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1987 to 2007, representing the 7th district of Pennsylvania. Mr. Weldon was vice-chair of the Armed Services Committee and the House Homeland Security Committee. Mr. Weldon entered politics in 1977, when he became the Mayor of Marcus Hook. Prior to that,  MORE