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Florida Fire Code Advisory Council Directory

The Florida Fire Code Advisory Council shall advise and recommend to the State Fire Marshal changes to and interpretation of the uniform firesafety standards adopted under s. 633.206, the Florida Fire Prevention Code, and those portions of the Florida Fire Prevention Code that have the effect of conflicting with building construction standards that are adopted pursuant to ss. 633.202 and 633.206. The FL Advisory Council can be contacted at

Name Organization Term
Michael ByrdFlorida Association/American Institute of Architects (FLAIA)11/19/2020 - 10/31/2024
Thomas DeckertBuilding Officials Association of FL (BOAF)10/7/2021 - 10/31/2025
Renee McCordState Fire Marshal (SFM)08/23/2023 - 01/03/2027
Ian KempFL Fire Chief's Association (FFCA)10/28/2019 - 08/30/2023
Chris CarlsonChancellor of the State University System09/08/2022 - 06/30/2025
Steve KowkabanyFL Engineering Society (FES)08/31/2016 - 08/30/2024
Jeff LucasFL Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association (FFMIA)10/21/2020 - 08/30/2024
Randall NapoliMember of the General Public07/11/2021 - 06/30/2025
Jeffrey SchnellmanFL Home Builders Association (FHBA)11/02/2020 - 10/31/2024
Matthew WellhafFL Professional Firefighters Association (FPF)12/12/2016 - 12/31/2024
Don WhiteheadDepartment of Education (DOE)10/27/2021 - 10/31/2025