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.
Phil Dagastino, Jr. - (Chair) Senior Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield
Tim McCullough, AIA (Past Chair) - Architect, LEED Green Assciate, CM-BIM Urban ARCH Associates
Bobby Wharton (Past Chair)- President, G&W Diesel and EVS Mid-South
Susan Helms (Secretary) - Director, Injury Prevention and Safe Kids, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital
Tyler McBride (At-Large Position Two) - General Manager, State Systems
Larissa Redmond Thompson - CEO/Founder of Collegiate Life Investment Foundation (C.L.I.F.)
W. Ray Brakebill - Principal/ Owner, The Brakebill Co.
Chief Colin Burress - Battalion Chief, Special Operations, Memphis Fire Department and Fire Museum Red Door Representative
Steve Childress - All State Insurance Agent
Robert Mabe - Trauma and Burn Outreach Coordinator, Regional One Health
Thomas A. Malone - President, IAFF, Local 1784
Henry Posey - Retired Chief, Memphis Fire Dept./ Fire Chief, Atoka (TN) Fire Dept.
Mary H. Tibbets - Vice President, Menard, Gates and Mathis, Inc.
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