Susie Maniscalco, President
Deputy Fire Marshal Susan F. Maniscalco is a 19-year veteran of the City of Bend Fire Department and began her career as a volunteer firefighter/paramedic. She is instructed and certified in the field of code enforcement, fire prevention, fire investigation, EMS and as public information officer. She has attended and instructed a number of classes on fire suppression, fire education, fire and arson investigation and fire inspection throughout her career. Maniscalco is past president and active member of the Oregon Chapter International Association of Arson Investigators and the Oregon Fire Marshals Association. She is also an active member and has served on the board of directors for the Central Oregon Fire Prevention Cooperative. Her favorite past time is golf and mastering the piano.
Mike Trabue is an Assistant Chief Deputy at the Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) where he leads and direct the administration of the 23 members of the office’s Fire & Life Safety Services Branch. Prior to joining the OSFM, Mike served as the Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal with the City of Albany for nine years providing program management for the Fire and Life Safety Division. Before joining the Albany Fire, Mike served the Redmond (WA) Fire Department for 13 years, with the last eight serving as an Assistant Fire Marshal overseeing program management of fire maintenance inspections and fire investigations. Mike has an A.S. in Public Fire Administration, B.S in Business Administration and is certified by the International Codes Council (ICC) as a Building Plans Examiner, Fire Plans Examiner and a Fire Inspector 2. He also is certified by IFASC as a Fire Investigator and Instructor I, the Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office as a Fire Marshal; and, maintains an Oregon Inspector Certification with Oregon’s State Building Codes Division.
John Patterson, 2nd Vice President
John Patterson was raised in Central Point and graduated from Crater High School in 1992. He then attended Chemeketa Community College in Salem, graduating with an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Protection Technology. John is currently completing requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Service Administration through Western Oregon University John was hired at District 3 as the Deputy Fire Marshal in September of 2011 after six years working for Medford Fire-Rescue as a Fire Inspector. Prior to MFR, he worked at Clackamas County Fire Dist. #1 as a Fire Inspector for four years. John was promoted to Fire Marshal February 1, 2013. John is married with five kids, love the outdoors, mountain lakes, hiking, motorcycles and restoring old Jeeps.
TJ Johannsen, 1st Year Director
Assistant Fire Marshal T.J. Johannsen has 36 years in the fire service and is currently the Assistant Fire Marshal with Jefferson County Fire District #1. T.J. is certified in the field of code enforcement, plans review, fire prevention education, EMS, structural and wildland fire investigation, juvenile firesetter intervention, and public information officer. T.J. has instructed a number of classes on fire suppression, fire prevention/ education, fire inspections/code enforcement, fire investigation, and is currently instructing fire prevention application classes for the Structural Fire Science program at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, Oregon. Johannsen is an active member and current chair for the Central Oregon Fire Prevention Cooperative, past board member for the Oregon Chapter International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), and current Treasurer for the Central Oregon Chapter IAAI.
Jeff Bond, 2nd Year Director
Deputy Fire Marshal Jeff Bond has held numerous roles within the fire service. He served as firefighter, apparatus operator and EMT with Hillsboro Fire Department beginning in 1985. He moved to prevention in 1995, where he conducted public education, plan reviews, inspections and fire investigations. And in 2006, Jeff joined the Bend Fire Department. He’s currently a member of the Oregon Fire Code Committee and is former Chair of the Central Oregon District of IAAI.
Scott Kline, 3rd Year Director
Scott Kline Fire Marshal/Paramedic – Scott Kline has been with Hoodland Fire District # 74 for 32 years, 20 of those as a volunteer. Prior to starting as a career firefighter, Scott worked 16 years for the U.S. Forest Service as a Fire Prevention Technician and a firefighter on the Zigzag Hotshot crew. Over the past 2 years, Kline has also acted as the Fire Marshal for the Estacada Fire District on a part time basis. He graduated from Portland Community College with an Associates of Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology, Eastern Oregon University with a Bachelors of Science in Geography and Regional Planning and Oregon Health Sciences University with a Certificate of Paramedic Education. Mr. Kline currently sits on the NFPA 1620 Technical Committee (Pre-Incident Planning), is the president of the Clackamas County Fire Investigation Team, a member of the Clackamas Fire Prevention Co/Op, and the International Association of Arson Investigators. When Scott has spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, riding his motorcycle and restoring his old (1968) Ford Bronco.
Tom Bohm, Past President
Fire Marshal Tom Bohm has 36 years in the fire service with the last 11 years being Fire Marshal for Hermiston Fire and Emergency Services. Tom is certified in the field of code enforcement, plans review, fire prevention, fire investigation, and a graduate of the Nation Fire Academy EFO program. Tom has attended and instructed numerous classes on fire suppression, fire education, fire and arson investigation and fire inspection throughout his career. Tom is an active member and has served on the board of directors for the Northwest Passage Fire Prevention Cooperative, and the Oregon Trails Fire Investigation Team.
AJ Jackson, Treasurer
Lt. AJ Jackson has been a member of Portland Fire & Rescue for 17 years. She has worked in emergency operations, training, public education, recruiting, and most recently in Prevention as a code enforcement Senior Inspector. This is her sixth year serving as the Oregon Fire Marshals Association’s Treasurer.
OFMA Becomes a Section of OFCA at Spring Conference 2016!
OFCA and OFMA 2015-2016 Boards of Directors