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Oklahoma State University

Alumni Chief Jenkins elected IAFC second VP

Tom Jenkins holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma.

Chief Jenkins is a 2006 graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He is a credentialed Chief Fire Officer and Chief Medical Officer from the Commission on Professional Credentialing and was recognized as a Harry S. Truman Fellow in 2003. He serves on the Industrial Advisory Board for Oklahoma State University's Fire Protection and Safety Technology Program and is an adjunct professor for the Northwest Arkansas Community College.

About the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
The IAFC represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas, develop professionally and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders. For more information, visit their website.