Jimmie Duncan
Member of Irving Fire Department since 1987 and holds his Master Firefighter Certificate and is a Licensed Paramedic. Became department Fire Chaplain in 1999. Also ordained in 1999 and became a member of Federation of Fire Chaplains. Currently an FFC instructor. Also a member of the Dallas Area Crisis Response Team, Texas LODD Task Force, and holds multiple certificates from the ICIF. He and his wife Cindy and son Joel serve at Berean Memorial Church.
Keith Smith 
Member of the Euless Fire Department since 1984 and holds his Master Firefighter, Fire Instructor, and Fire Inspector certifications and is a Licensed Paramedic. Keith became the department Fire Chaplain in 2004. He has been a member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains since 2004 and currently holds Advance Fire Chaplain Certificate and is an FFC Instructor. Keith is also a board member of the Texas Corps of Fire Chaplains and a member of the Texas LODD Task Force and holds multiple certificates from the ICISF, FEMA, and NFA. He and his wife, Tambra, serve at Countryside Bible Church in Southlake, Texas.
markakers2.png Mark Akers
Mark began his firefighting career 25 years ago with the Magnolia (Texas) Volunteer Fire Dept. He works at the Houston Fire Department and is a Senior Captain assigned to Ladder 4. Mark also serves as HFD’s Local 341 Chaplain. He also works as a Battalion Chief for the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Dept. and serves as the department Chaplain. Mark is married to his lovely wife Sonia and they have
two children, Caleb (13) & Abigail (9). Mark has been a member of the FFC for 11 years and is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God.
Steve Calvert Steve Calvert
Became Firefighter and Fire Department Chaplain in 1982. Appointed Assistant Chief of Chaplaincy Services for Coppell Fire Department in 2004. Ordained Minister/Pastor for 30 years while serving as a Volunteer Firefighter/EMT for various departments throughout Alabama and Texas. Co-founder/Director of Champion Responders, a non-profit organization dedicated to equipping Firefighters & Emergency Responders with tools needed to deal with trauma and stress..."bunker gear for the mind". Certified in CISM. Member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains and Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force. A graduate of Florida College (Biblical Studies/Communication) and the University of Alabama (Psychology/Sociology). Founder of NewLife Skills Coaching and Consulting firm, providing training and development to corporate, municipal, non-profit and educational organizations.