Certified Fire Investigator Board

The Certified Fire Investigator Board was established by the North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission as a working committee.

Policies & Procedures

The policies pertaining to the Volunteer Safety Workers Comp Fund can be found on page 15 of the Fire & Rescue Commission bylaws.

FRC Bylaws

CFI Board Members

Board Member Representation Term Expiration
Lee Newcomb Commission Chairman's Appointee 04/30/2022
Ken Hair Commission Vice Chairman's Appointee 12/31/2023
Matt Davis, Vice Chairman NC Association of Fire Chiefs 12/31/2022
Chris Smith North Carolina Firefighters' Association 01/31/2025
Freddy Johnson, Chairman Commission's Appointee 07/31/2024
Matt Davis NC SBI 1/31/2025
Donald Banks Wallace NC Fire Marshal's Association 08/31/2023
Adam Stanley NC IAAI 01/31/2025
Brian Taylor NC Fire and Rescue Commission, Commission Executive Director Permanent


Questions regarding the Certified Fire Investigator Board can be directed to Brian Wade.

Phone: 1-800-634-7854

NCDOI – Office of State Fire Marshal
Attn: Fire and Rescue Commission
1202 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1202

Meetings Minutes