Former Fire Administrator Heading NFPA Office

NFPA President James Shannon announced Gregory B. Cade's appointment as division director of government affairs on Wednesday.

Gregory B. Cade, a former fire chief and U.S. fire administrator, has been appointed division director of government affairs by the National Fire Protection Association. NFPA President James Shannon announced the appointment Wednesday. Cade will lead NFPA's Washington, D.C. office.

"Greg brings more than 40 years' experience, from a line firefighter to United States fire administrator, to this position," Shannon said. "We are extremely pleased to have such an esteemed fire professional lead our efforts in Washington."

According to NFPA, Cade began his career as a firefighter in the Prince George's County, Md., Fire Department and rose to the post of bureau chief during 24 years there. He was chief of the City of Hampton Division of Fire/Rescue in Hampton, Va. and the City of Virginia Beach Fire Department in Virginia Beach, Va. before being appointed U.S. fire administrator in 2007, where he served as the country's top fire official until January 2009.

He had been working as assistant director of National Programs for the International Association of Fire Chiefs before taking this NFPA position. He has a B.S. degree in Fire Science from the University of Maryland.

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