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Board Name: Commission on Firefighting Personnel Standards and Education
Board ID: 163
Address: 2161 Unionville Deason Road, Bell Buckle, TN 37020
Phone: 931-294-4140
Board Contact: Randy Fox
Contact Phone: 931-294-4138
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 4-24-104
Duties: The Commission shall recommend to the Governor and the Tennessee General Assembly standards of performance, sources of instruction, and training and procedures for certifying level of achievement for full-time municipal and volunteer firefighters. Certify
Number of Members: Nine Members plus 2 non-voting members
Compensation: Members receive reimbursement of travel expenses in accordance with the state rules and regulations and receive $50.00 per diem for each day of attendance of a commission meeting or in providing service to local fire departments.
Appropriations: Operating funds are appropriated by the General Assembly on an annual basis. T.C.A. §56-4-205 provides that from the funds generated from the premium tax on fire insurance, a sum sufficient to pay the Educational Incentive Pay to firefighters in an amount
Meeting Schedule: Commission board meetings are held quarterly at various locations across the state. Meetings are typically scheduled for 1-2 days with a work session and a regular business meeting comprising the agenda.
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