Firefighting Commission

The Firefighting Personnel Standards and Education Commission is responsible for the certification of volunteer and paid firefighters in the State of Tennessee.

The Commission's day to day operations are administered by Director Randy Fox. In addition to the office personnel, the Commission currently has two Field Coordinators who coordinate practical and written testing across the state. Fire departments wishing to host written or practical exams can fill out the Request to Host a Written or Practical Exam Form online. If you have questions about hosting an exam, please contact:

Firefighting Commission Field Coordinators
Region Coordinator Phone Email
Middle & East TN Michael Miranda 615-339-6021 Michael.Miranda@tn.gov
West TN & TFACA Brian Nicholson 931-200-9337 Brian.Nicholson@tn.gov
Accreditation Manager Linda Brown 931-294-4136 Linda.Jean.Brown@tn.gov
Information & Resources
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Notice of Rulemaking Hearing 9/13/17

The Firefighting Personnel Standards and Education Commission is proud to be accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress and by the Pro Board Fire Service Professional Qualifications System.

Pro Board AccreditedInternational Fire Service Accreditation Congress