Council of Governors

COG Members

Jillian Conaghan, COG Administrative Facilitator
Manager, IFSAC Administration
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John Cunningham
Representing: Certificate Assembly
Member Entity: Nova Scotia Fire Service Professional Qualifications Board
Term Ends: 2020
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Kim Williams
Representing: Certificate Assembly
Member Entity: North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission
Term Ends: 2021
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Jason Decremer
Representing: Certificate Assembly
Member Entity: Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention and Control
Term Ends: 2022
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Bill Benjamin
Representing: Degree Assembly
Member Entity: Portland Community College, Oregon
Term Ends: 2020
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Josh Crisp
Representing: Degree Assembly
Member Entity: Gaston College, North Carolina
Term Ends: 2021
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Bill Klein
Representing: Degree Assembly
Member Entity: Chemeketa Community College, Oregon
Term Ends: 2022
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Phone: (503) 399-6240

Public Members

Bernie MacKinnon, CABOG Public Member
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Bill Carver, DABOG Public Member
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CABOG Chair

Derek Simmons
Member Entity: Fire and Emergency Services, Newfoundland and Labrador
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DABOG Chair

Jeff Sprott, DABOG Chair
Member Entity: Northwest Arkansas Community College
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The IFSAC Council of Governors (COG) consists of eleven members with three members elected from each assembly of IFSAC, the public member from each board, the chair of each board, and one member of the Administration Office serving as facilitator/chair. The responsibilities of the Council of Governors are to:

For more information about the Council of Governors, see Article 01 of the IFSAC Bylaws.