Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of the Fire Museum of Memphis leads the Museum along with the staff so that the mission of the Museum is accomplished. The Board meets once a month and includes a diverse group of individuals.
Bobby Wharton (Chairman)- President, G&W Diesel and EVS Mid-South
Mark Jowers (Vice Chair) - Founder of Cornerstone Carpet Care, LLC, dba ServiceMaster by Cornerstone (a franchise of ServiceMaster Clean and ServiceMaster Restore)
Eddie Floyd (Past Chair) - Interim CEO at CardiOptics Screening Services
Susan Helms (Secretary) - Director Injury Prevention and Safe Kids, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital
David Arick (Treasurer) - Global Risk, International Paper Co.
Tyler McBride (At-Large Position One) - General Manager, State Systems
Tim McCullough, AIA(At-Large Position Two) - Architect, LEED Green Assciate, CM-BIM Urban ARCH Associates
Kyle Hatler - Vice President, Business Banking, Regions Financial
W. Ray Brakebill - Principal/ Owner, The Brakebill Co.
Chief Collin Burress - Battalion Chief, Special Operations, Memphis Fire Department. FMOM Red Door Representative
Robert S. Kirk, Jr. Bobango, Brenan PLC
Mickell Lowery - Sales Executive, FedEx
Thomas A. Malone - President, IAFF, Local 1784
Henry Posey - Retired Chief, Memphis Fire Dept./ Fire Chief, Atoka (TN) Fire Dept., Retirees Representative, Memphis Fire.
Dr. James E. Sexton, D.D.S.- Director, Christian Mobile Dental Clinic
Mary H. Tibbets - Vice President, Menard, Gates and Mathis, Inc.
Kelly Smith - Owner Life is Good, Memphis
Larissa-Redmond Thompson - Program Associate, Memphis Medical District Collaborative, Founder of Collegiate Life Investment Foundation (C.L.I.F.)
Dwayne Thompson - Representative, District 96, Tennessee State Legislature
Gina Sweat (Non-Voting Member) - Director, Memphis Fire Services
Michael Jubirt (Non-Voting Member) - Deputy Director, Memphis Fire Services
Joe Payne (Non-Voting Member) - Chief Fire Marshal, Memphis Fire Services
J. Kevin Walsh (Board Attorney) - Harris, Shelton, Hanover and Walsh, PLLC