Executive Board

Tristan Ashby

Tristan was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in 2016 and has been with the Association for over 24 years, he also served as an On-Call firefighter in Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Mark Palmer

Mark was elected as the Association's President in 2022 having served as the Vice-President since 2016 and works in Devon and Somerset as a Wholetime Watch Manager responsible for firefighter development.

Ben Redwood

Ben is the Association's Lead on Mental Health and has an On-Call and Full-time role with his local Fire Service.

Anthony Morgan

Tony is the Immediate Past President of the Association and previously served in Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service. Tony is also the FRSA's National Branch Recruitment and Development Officer.

Anthony Maude

Anthony is an honorary member of the FRSA, has worked within the Fire sector as a Civil Servant and latterly for the Essex Police Fire and Crime Commissioner. Anthony brings a wealth of 'Fire' experience to the board.

Wayne Jones

Wayne is a Group Manager in Dorset and Wiltshire FRS.

Mark Milner

Mark is the FRSA Secretary in Cambridgeshire and an active and effective local official in the county who has overseen a huge amount of change in Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

David Crawford

David is an On-Call Crew Manager in Scotland and has worked within Grampian/Scottish Fire & Rescue Service for over 20 years. David is also an FRSA Official for Scottish Fire.

James Collins

James is an On-Call Firefighter in Essex Fire & Rescue Service and as a local official in Essex has made huge progress in obtaining parity between On-Call and Wholetime staff.

Richard Fryer

An ex On-Call firefighter from West Sussex, Richard as a wealth of experience in running an innovative and enthusiastic branch in the South East.

Sandy Halliday

Sandy recently took over the reins from Jenny Amos who had been the Association's National Finance Officer for over 21 years. Sandy provides the organisation with a fresh perspective and is a welcome addition to the board.

Justin Goodchild

Justin was an On-Call firefighter and a full-time Watch Manager in East Sussex Fire and Service Service before he retired in 2022.