Ask William F. Jenaway, Ph.D., CFO, CTO, CFPS, CSP, FIFireE

William F. Jenaway, Ph.D., CFO, CTO, CFPS, CSP, FIFireE

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Dr. William F. Jenaway, CFO, CFPS will serve as Project Manager for this engagement. Dr. Jenaway is the CEO of VFIS-ETC responsible for training, education and consulting services provided to client of VFIS and VFIS-ETC. His organization provides training to over 20,000 fire/EMS personnel annually and provides technical guidance and consultation to over 200 agencies annually. He has served as Chief and Fire Marshal of the East Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania Volunteer Fire Department; and as Chief and President of the King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Volunteer Fire Company, as well as being Chairman of the municipality’s Fire and Rescue Services Board. Under Chief Jenaway’s leadership, the department became the first all volunteer Accredited Fire Service Agency in the US. Fire Chief Magazine named him the “Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year” in 2001. Bill’s background includes 30-plus years of volunteer fire and EMS experience.

In 2004 he was named to Chair the Pennsylvania Senate Resolution 60 Commission to evaluate and provide recommendations to the Pennsylvania legislature and fire service on strategic approaches to the state’s fire and EMS delivery system.
Over the years, Bill has authored over 200 articles, seven texts and provided over 100 speeches on fire and life safety issues. He holds Certified Fire Protection Specialist and Certified Fire Officer designations as well. In 1999 he was named to the Presidential/Congressional Commission known as the “Advisory Panel to Assess preparedness for Terroristic Acts Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction” (a/k/a Gilmore Commission). Dr. Jenaway also serves as President of the Congressional Fire Services Institute and is Past President of the Pennsylvania Fire Services Institute. He serves on the National Fire Protection Association Committees of Emergency Services Risk Management; Providing Emergency Services to the Public; Fire Department Apparatus, and Fire Service Training. Dr. Jenaway is in his second, three-year term as a Commissioner on the Commission on Fire Department Accreditation.

Bill serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Public Safety at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia (Risk Analysis, Strategic Planning & Disaster Preparedness) and the Graduate School of Legal Studies at California University of Pennsylvania (Terrorism Threat Assessment)

Bill is an elected official – Township Supervisor – in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.


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