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Council of Governors

COG Members

Eldonna Sadler, COG Administrative Facilitator
Interim Manager, IFSAC Administration
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Greg Palmer
Representing: Certificate Assembly
Member Entity: North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission
Term Ends: 2023
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John Cunningham
Representing: Certificate Assembly
Member Entity: Nova Scotia Fire Service Professional Qualifications Board
Term Ends: 2024
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Lori Howes
Representing: Certificate Assembly
Member Entity: Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards Commission
Term Ends: 2025
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Casey Hall
Representing: Degree Assembly
Member Entity: Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Term Ends: 2023
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Josh Crisp
Representing: Degree Assembly
Member Entity: Gaston College, North Carolina
Term Ends: 2024
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Earl "Rob" Freese
Representing: Degree Assembly
Member Entity: Bucks County Community College, Pennsylvania
Term Ends: 2025
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Public Members

Bernie MacKinnon, CABOG Public Member
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Lee Silvi, 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

Paula Simone, DABOG Chair
Member Entity: Central Oregon 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.