Chapter Officers & Board of Directors

Officers

Kenneth Lunghofer

President

Kenneth Lunghofer, IAAI-CFI
TN State Fire Marshal’s Office (Retired)
Term Expires 8/2019

Jim Gault

1st Vice President

Jim Gault, IAAI-CFI
Red Bank Fire Department
Transition to President 8/2019

Gary Williamson

2nd Vice President

Gary Williamson
Transition to 1st VP 8/2019

Ben Atchley

Secretary/Treasurer

Ben Atchley, IAAI-CFI
Fire Marshal, Cleveland Fire Department
Term Expires 8/2020

Danny Beeler

Immediate Past President

Danny Beeler
Fire Marshal, Knoxville Fire Department

Jimmy Burnett

Parliamentarian

Jimmie Burnett, Sr
Appointed by Chapter President

Board of Directors

Barry Brady

Barry Brady

Captain, Sparta Fire Department
2016-2019

TN Chapter IAAI

Jody Dwyer

Fire Marshal, Germantown Fire Department
2018-2021

Stephen Goodwin

Stephen Goodwin

Sparta Fire Department

2018-2021

Colin Hurst

Colin Hurst

Fire Marshal, Alcoa Fire Department
2018-2020

James Jennings

James Jennings,
IAAI-CFI

Battalion Chief-Training, Franklin Fire Department
2017-2020

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson,
IAAI-CFI

Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
2016-2019

Ryan Shanklin

Ryan Shanklin

Fire Investigator, Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office
2017-2020

Tim Spires

Tim Spires

East Ridge Police Department
2018-2021

Jack Spurgeon

Jack Spurgeon,
IAAI-CFI

Fire Investigator, Donan
2016-2019

Past Presidents

Prior to 1974, no records exist for Past Presidents

1974  Bill Ragsdale  Cleveland, TN
1975  Bill Lewis  Tiptonville, TN
1976  J.W. Culberson  Franklin, TN
1977  John McClure  Paris, TN
1978  George James  Memphis, TN
1979  Jack Stafford  Nashville, TN
1980  J.W. Dodd  Cleveland, TN
1981  Henry Black  Morristown, TN
1982  Jeff Long  Nashville, TN
1983  George Adkins  Paris, TN
1984  Bruce Hill  Maryville, TN
1985  Ken Abbott  Maryville, TN
1986  Rick Eley  Bartlett, TN
1987  Robert Frost  Jackson, TN
1988  Cecil Patterson  Nashville, TN
1989  Vick Mallard  Paris, TN
1990  H.D. Atchley  Maryville, TN
1991  Howard Sutton  Kingsport, TN
1992  Bob Downer  Murfreesboro, TN
1993  Johnny Hayes  Jackson, TN
1994  Jesse L Hodge  Knoxville, TN
1995  Juanita Collida  Johnson City, TN
1996  Wayne Henson  Nashville, TN
1997  Tom Muse  Knoxville, TN
1998  Kenneth Ogle  Gatlinburg, TN
1999  Jerry Carter  Chattanooga, TN
2000  Earl “Bo” Kaylor  Dayton, TN
2001  Bob Blair  Nashville, TN
2002  Larry Whitley  Kingsport, TN
2003  Mike Dalton  Knoxville, TN
2004  James Boyd  Jackson, TN
2005  Gary West  Gatlinburg, TN
2006  L.E. “Bud” Smith  Jefferson City, TN
2007  Dennis Kennamer  Knoxville, TN
2008-2009  Carl Peas  Murfreesboro, TN
2010-2011  Jack Spurgeon  Bristol, TN
2012-2013  Lori Ratliff  Johnson City, TN
2014-2015  Mike Sing  Maryville, TN
2016-2017  Danny Beeler  Knoxville, TN

Lifetime Members

Honorary Life Membership

Honorary Life Membership (Lifetime Membership) is an honor extended to individuals, who, in the opinion of the Chapter President and Board of Directors, has made significant contributions to the Chapter and the general membership through their active involvement in the Chapter and non-financial support of Chapter endeavors.

The honor is limited to two (2) nominations per calendar year.

The Tennessee Chapter has conferred Honorary Lifetime Chapter Membership honors to:

Jimmy Burnett

Jimmie Burnett, Sr

TN Chapter IAAI

Jerry Carter

Mike-Dalton

Mike Dalton

TN Chapter IAAI

Larry Dauberman

TN Chapter IAAI

Robert Downer

TN Chapter IAAI

Jesse Hodge

Earl “Bo” Kaylor

Earl “Bo” Kaylor

TN Chapter IAAI

Ed Mitchell

Kenneth Ogle

Kenneth Ogle

TN Chapter IAAI

Linwood “Bud” Smith

Geoff Woolard

Geoff Woolard