The Congressional Fire Services Institute Board of Directors has named Chief Tiffany Green of the Prince George’s County (MD) Fire/EMS Department its newest board member. CFSI President Jim Estepp made the announcement on October 12th at a CFSI gathering of national fire service leaders.
“Chief Green is a distinguished leader at the local, state, and national levels,” said Estepp. “I thank her for accepting the position on our Board of Directors and look forward to the leadership skills and experience she will bring to our organization. As she assumes her position on the Board, my fellow board members and I extend our thanks and gratitude to outgoing board member Chris Neal for 15 years of service. He is a leader of remarkable character and integrity.”
A 27-year veteran of the fire service, Chief Green holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety and a Master’s Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management. After joining the fire service as a volunteer, she became a member of Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department in 1999 and rose through the ranks. In 2020, Green was appointed chief, becoming the first woman appointed to this position. With over 2,000 career and volunteer members, and civilian employees, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department is one of the busiest career/volunteer combination fire departments in the country. Among her many leadership roles, Chief Green serves as Vice Chair of the Fire Chiefs Committee for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Composed of fire chiefs from the Washington, DC metro area, the committee addresses issues of regional importance regarding Fire and Rescue policies and practices. Additionally, earlier this year, the Center for Public Safety Excellence appointed Chief Green to the Commission for Professional Credentialing as the Commissioner representing Combination Departments.
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