Last admission into the museum is at 3:30pm

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.

Executive Committee

Phil Dagastino, Jr.

Senior Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield

Tim McCullough, AIA

Past Chair
Architect, LEED Green Associate, CM-BIM, Spirit Architecture

Larry Newsom

At-Large Position Two
President/GM, Somner Express

Colin Burress

Assistant Fire Chief
Memphis Fire Department, and Fire Museum Red Door Representative


Dr. William Hickerson

Retired Professor of Plastic Surgery, UTHSC

Retired Founder and Chief of Firefighters’ Burn Center, Memphis

Thomas A. Malone

President, IAFF, Local 1784

Henry Posey

Retired Chief, Memphis Fire Dept./ Fire Chief, Atoka (TN) Fire Dept.

Danielle Inez

Chief of Staff for Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris

Larry Anthony

Owner, 1-800-Build-Up

Jennifer Taylor

Manager, Injury Prevention and Safe Kids
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

Gina Sweat

Director, Memphis Fire Services
Non-Voting Member

Hope Lloyd

Assistant Fire Chief, Memphis Fire Services
Non-Voting Member

Lapacus Faulkner

Chief Fire Marshal, Memphis Fire Services
Non-Voting Member