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.


  Eddie Floyd (Executive Committee Chair)

  David Arick (Pat Chair) - Assistant Treasurer, Global Risk, International Paper Co.

  Bobby Wharton (Vice Chair)- President, G&W Diesel and EVS Mid-South

  Tim McCullough, AIA (Secretary)- Architect, LEED Green Assciate, CM-BIM Urban ARCH Associates

Kyle Hatler (Treasurer) - Vice President, Business Banking, Regions Financial Corp.


Richard Arwood (At Large) - Retired Director, Memphis Fire Dept.


Jeff Gaudino (At Large) - Vice President, Belz Enterprises


 Susan Helms (At Large Member) - Director Injury Prevention and Safe Kids, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital



    W. Ray Brakebill - Principal/ Owner, The Brakebill Co.


      Mark Jowers - Founder of Cornerstone Carpet Care, LLC, dba ServiceMaster by Cornerstone (a franchise of ServiceMaster Clean and ServiceMaster Restore)


      Robert S. Kirk, Jr. - Farris, Bobango, Brenan PLC


    Mickell Lowery - Sales Executive, FedEx


      Tyler McBride  - General Manager, State Systems


    Thomas A. Malone - President, IAFF, Local 1784


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

     Dr. James E. Sexton, D.D.S.- Director, Christian Mobile Dental Clinic


    Mary H. Tibbets - Vice President, Menard, Gates and Mathis, Inc.


     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


    J. Kevin Walsh (Board Attorney) - Harris, Shelton, Hanover and Walsh, PLLC



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