The Massachusetts Fire Training Council is the sole certifying agency for certification of all levels of fire service personnel in the Commonwealth. The Council has statutory authority to promulgate rules and regulations for the operation of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy and has the authority to approve courses and curriculum taught by the Academy. The Fire Training Council is a fifteen-member body appointed by the Governor. Contact the Fire Training Council at (978) 567-3224, fax (978) 567-3229.

Name
Organization
Representing
Position OpenFire Chief's Association of MAMetro Departments
Chairman Firefighter Paul MedeirosProfessional Firefighters of MA 
Chief Fire Warden
David V. Celino
Department of Conservation and RecreationBureau of Forest Fire Control
Chief William ScobleFire Chief's Association of MAFull-time Career Depts.
Chief Walter “Tim” NelsonFire Chief's Association of MAPart Paid / Part Call Depts.
Assistant Chief Jonathan L. MillerMA Call and Volunteer Firefighters' AssociationCall/Volunteer Depts.
Assistant Chief Kurt RuchalaMA Call and Volunteer Firefighters' AssociationCall/Volunteer Depts.
Lieutenant Drew PiemonteProfessional Firefighters of MA 
Robert CraigCitizen of the Commonwealth 
Secretary Daniel J. BennettEx Officio Executive Office of Public Safety & SecurityDesignee: Undersecretary
Patrick McMurray
Position OpenCitizen of the CommonwealthInsurance Industry
Position OpenFire Chief's Association of MACall Departments
Captain Andrew ConnertyMA Institute of Fire Dept. Instructors 
Vice Chairman Captain Frederick TustinFire Prevention Association of MA 
David C. EvansMassachusetts Firefighting AcademyDirector
Staff
Susan NeazAdministrative Support