Certificate Assembly Board of Governors

CABOG Members

Derek Simmons, Chair
Member Entity: Fire and Emergency Services, Newfoundland and Labrador
Chair Term Ends: 2022
CABOG Term Ends: 2021
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Lori Howes, Vice-Chair
Member Entity: Utah Fire and Rescue Academy
Vice-Chair Term Ends: 2020
CABOG Term Ends: 2020
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Angela White

Member Entity: Wisconsin Technical College System, Fire Education and Training
Term Ends: 2020
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John Cunningham
Member Entity: Nova Scotia Fire Service Professional Qualifications Board
Term Ends: 2020
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Christy Rodgers
Member Entity: Kentucky Fire Commission
Term Ends: 2020
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Bill Slosson
Member Entity: Washington State Patrol - Fire Protection Bureau
Term Ends: 2021
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Jason Decremer
Member Entity: Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention and Control
Term Ends: 2021
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Tara Youngblood
Member Entity: Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Term Ends: 2022
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Tobin Praznik
Member Entity: Manitoba Emergency Services College
Term Ends: 2022
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Affan Khalfan Al Akhzami
Member Entity: International College of Engineering Management, Oman
Term Ends: 2022
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Matt Thorpe
Member Entity: North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission
Term Ends: 2022
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Bernie MacKinnon
Public Board Member
Term Ends: 2022
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The Certificate Assembly Board of Governors (CABOG) consists of eleven members elected from Certificate Assembly represented entities and one member elected from the general public.

The functions of the Certificate Assembly Board of Governors are to:

For more information about the Certificate Assembly Board of Governors, see Article 10 of the IFSAC Bylaws.