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Boards & Commissions
Board of Fire Control

The Board of Fire Control was established in 1947. The Board is governed by RSA 153:2, which stipulates its composition. The text of RSA 153:2 is included below:

153:2 Membership and Organization. – There shall be a state advisory board of fire control consisting of 11 members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the council. The members shall be persons with experience and background in:

(1) a manufacturing industry
(2) the storage of petroleum products and in standard safety precautions with reference thereto
(3) the position of forest fire warden and who is a chief of a volunteer or full-time fire department
(4) fire insurance underwriting, including knowledge of national standards of construction, causes of fire loss and regulations pertaining to fire safety
(5) the position of chief of a municipal fire department
(6) a registered architect
(7) a chemical engineer
(8) an electrical engineer
(9) the position of chief of a volunteer fire department
(10) natural gas distribution
(11) propane gas distribution

Members shall be appointed for terms of 5-years. One member of the board shall be designated as chairman thereof by the governor.

Next Meeting

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:30 am. All meetings take place at the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal’s Office located at 110 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH unless otherwise stated.

Archived Meeting Minutes

Board Members

FLOYD W. HAYES, III, Bedford
December 1, 1993 to July 8, 2018
(Petroleum Industry)

STEVEN C. FREITAS, Salem
April 10, 2014 to July 8, 2018
(Chemical Engineer)

BRIAN B. BOUDREAU, Rochester
September 2, 1992 to September 2, 2017
(Propane Gas Distribution)
JOHN D. ELA, Concord
July 8, 2010 to July 8, 2016
(Manufacturing Industry)

CHIEF NORMAN SKANTZE, Swanzey
January 1, 2012 to September 27, 2019
(Forest Fire Warden)

CHIEF ALAN CLARK , Sugar Hill
December 22, 1993 to July 8, 2019
(Volunteer Chief of Fire Dept.)
RICHARD M. HEATH, Bow
February 26, 1992 to July 8, 2017
(Electrical Engineer)
WILLIAM L. MEAD, SR., Franconia
September 5, 2007 to July 8, 2017
(Insurance)
MARTIN U. MICHAELIS, Amherst
July 21, 1975 to July 8, 2015
(Architect)
CHIEF DANIEL ANDRUS, Bow
July 8, 2010 to July 8, 2015
(Chief of Municipal Fire Dept.)
Vacant
(Natural Gas Distribution)
 

 

   
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