(May 25, 2017) – On May 18th, President Donald Trump announced his intention to appoint Chief Keith Bryant as the next Administrator of the United States Fire Administration. Chief Bryant is currently the chief of the Oklahoma City Fire Department.
He is a former president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), past president of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association, and past president of the Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association (OFCA). He is also a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and currently serves on the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board for the Municipal Fire Protection Program (OSU-OKC). In 2006, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry appointed him to the Oklahoma State Fire Marshal Commission.
“On behalf of the Congressional Fire Services Institute’s Board of Directors, I would like to congratulate Chief Bryant on his appointment to this important position. He’s a highly respected leader who will bring to the position a level of experience and knowledge needed to guide USFA in its mission,” said Dr. William Jenaway, President of the CFSI Board of Directors.