Gordon Lohmeyer

Fire Service Organization (Appointed)

Gordon Lohmeyer serves the IFSTA Board of Directors as a representative of the North American Fire Training Directors.

Gordon is the Division Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Services (TEEX) Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) where he oversees all operations including: Private Sector Programs (Fire/Hazmat/Marine), Public Sector Program (Recruit, EMS, Leadership, ARFF), Rescue Training Programs (Traditional, Heavy Rescue and FEMA), International Operations and ESTI's portion of the NDPC DHS/FEMA Cooperative Agreement. In addition, he supports TEEX’s role in the State of Texas Emergency Management Plan, including Industrial Fires of State Significance, which addresses the use of resources and personnel during major incidents or disasters in Texas and other states requiring assistance. TEEX provides direct support and coordination for Emergency Support Functions: Search and Rescue and Firefighting.

Gordon has over 30 years of experience in industrial safety and emergency response, municipal fire and emergency medical service areas. He has served as the Fire Chief and Emergency Response Coordinator for Texas Petrochemicals LP. He was responsible for Emergency Services for two facilities in Texas and one in Louisiana. He is a past Zone 1 & 2 representative of Channel Industries Mutual Aid (CIMA), one of the largest industrial mutual aid organizations in the world. Gordon also served as a member of the Southwest Louisiana Mutual Aid Association.

Gordon was appointed to the IFSTA Executive Board in January 2023.

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