Jeffrey Morrissette

State Fire Organization

Jeffrey Morrissette is the State Fire Administrator for the State of Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention and Control and has served in that capacity since 1992. The Commission provides training (Connecticut Fire Academy), certification, public fire and life safety education, and fiscal/administrative services to Connecticut's fire service. Prior to his appointment as Fire Administrator, he served as the Commission's Director of Certification, beginning in 1984. In addition to his duties as Fire Administrator, he has been appointed to serve on both the State Emergency Response Committee (SERC) and the Statewide Enhanced 9-1-1 Commission. Numerous other committee and board responsibilities include the state's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Coordinating Council, the (CT TF-1) Urban Search and Rescue Advisory Board, and the Fire Marshal's Training Council.

Jeff has over 30 years of service as an active volunteer firefighter and Deputy Fire Marshal in his home community. He holds degrees in both fire protection and technical education from Oklahoma State University. His education and training include numerous state and national certifications as well as completion of course work and a management internship at the National Fire Academy. Jeff previously served on the NFPA 1000 Technical Committee.

Jeff has participated as chair/delegate on many IFSTA validation committees including: Company Officer, Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Safety Officer. He served two terms as the Chair of the IFSTA Executive Board and was first elected in 1999.


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