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