Tim Frankenberg is the fire chief of the Washington (Missouri) Fire Department. He has been in the fire service 25 years and has been a chief officer for 11 years. Frankenberg graduated from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in fire protection and safety engineering technology. He is nearing completion of a master’s of leadership and management from Webster University. Frankenberg is a certified fire officer II, fire instructor II, inspector, hazmat technician and EMT. In addition, he is a NFPA-Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), NICET Certified Technologist in Fire Protection and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). He also works full time for an electric utility as a fire protection engineer with responsibilities for oversight of an industrial fire training facility.