Board of Directors

Executive Board


Daniel Azzariti
Fire Chief
Plant City Fire Rescue
813.757.9131 | 813.757.9133 Fax

First Vice President
Otto Drozd, III, EFO, CFO
Fire Chief
Orange County Fire Rescue Department
407.836.9112 | 407.836.9106 Fax

Second Vice President

John Miller
Fire Chief
Ocoee Fire Department

Darrel Donatto
Deputy Fire Chief
Palm Beach Fire Rescue
561.227.6492 | 561.838.5408 Fax

Immediate Past President

Gary W. Ballard
Fire Chief
Lakeland Fire Department
863.834.8200 | 863.834.8295 Fax

Foundation Chairman
Mike Long
Assistant Chief
Monticello Volunteer Fire Department

Senior Member

Ronald Parrish
Fire Chief, Retired
St. Lucie County Fire District

Executive Director
Wm. Ray Colburn
Fire Chief, Retired
Florida Fire Chiefs' Association
386.676.2744 | 386.676.5490 Fax

Regional Directors

Northeast Director
Carl Shank
Fire Chief
St. Johns County Fire & Rescue
904.209.1700 | 904.209.1716 Fax

Northwest Director
Jonathan Kanzigg
Fire Chief
Midway Fire District
850.932.4771 | 850.934.1333 Fax

Southeast Director
David Downey
Fire Chief
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

Southwest Director

Mike Murphy
Fire Chief
Marco Island Fire Department

East Central Director
Gene Prince, EFO, CFO
Fire Chief
Cocoa Fire Department
321.639.7610 | 321.690.6977 Fax

West Central Director
Timothy Mossgrove, MPA, CFO
Fire Marshal
City of Haines City
863.421.3650 x 5379