​Daniel Madrzykowski        

Term: 4 years from July 1, 2017  

Dan is the director of research with the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL FSRI). Dan has been conducting fire suppression, fire investigation, and fire fighter safety research for more than 32 years. He is a member of the NFPA and serves on the technical committees for Fire Service Training, Structural Fire Fighting, and Fire Investigation. Dan is a member of the International Society of Fire Safety Instructors and co-developed the Understanding and Fighting Basement Fires training course. He was named ISFSI Instructor of the Year in 2009. Dan holds the rank of Honorary Battalion Chief with the FDNY and received the IFSTA Granito Award for Excellence in Fire Leadership in 2012. In 2013 Dan was invited to the White House in honor of receiving a Samuel J. Heyman, Service to America Medal. He received a President’s Award from the IAFC for his firefighting research in 2014 and in 2016 developed on-line training programs on Fire Dynamics and Firefighting Research. Dan earned his BS and MS from the University of Maryland and his PhD in Fire Engineering from the University of Canterbury. Dan is a registered engineer in the State of Maryland and a Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. Mr. Madrzykowski represents the general public.