Meet the SFPE Staff

Executive Office


Chris Jelenewicz, Interim Chief Executive Officer | 301-915-9728

Contact Chris about governance, strategy, code of conduct, and professional ethics.

Bryan Bennett, Executive Office Administrator | 301-915-9734

Contact Bryan about the board of directors, board nominations, and office operations.



Chris Jelenewicz, PE, FSFPE, Chief Engineer | 301-915-9728

Contact Chris about the RTM committee, Handbook, standards & guides, CEN reference codes, ANSI, and ISO. 


Gizelle Jamero, Student Intern

Daniel Morassutti, 
Student Intern


Theodore Saywell, Student Intern

RT.jpgGlynis Thompson, PE, Professional Qualifications Manager | 301-915-9720

Contact Glynis about FPE competencies, credentialing, model curriculum, ABET, NCEES/PE Exam, position statements, and Women in Fire Protection Engineering.

Ryan Tunkel, Standards & Guides Administrator | 301-915-9724

Contact Ryan about the performance-based design standard, the existing building standard, human behavior guide, peer review guide, tall building guide, NFPA and ICC reference codes.

Education & Events


Hana Herron, Education & Events Director | 301-915-9736

Contact Hana about conferences, symposia, and contract seminars.

Travis Conner, Education Development Manager | 301-915-9729

Contact Travis about the PE Exam review course and new course development.

Jennifer Chambers, Education Coordinator | 301-915-9727

Contact Jennifer about registration for our conferences & symposia, webinars, and PDH certificates.

Membership and Marketing


Kevin Mlutkowski, CAE, Cmty Engagement, Marketing & Communications Director | 301-915-9732

Contact Kevin about growth strategy, career guide, compensation report, outreach, industry partnerships, careers, the Fire Technology Journal, and the Fire Protection Engineering magazine.

Ben Fogel, Membership Manager | 301-915-9733

Contact Ben about awards, fellows, upgrading to professional membership, DEI initiatives, and our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) - Fire Service, Emerging Professionals, and students.

Kristin Griffes, Corporate Relations & Business Development Manager | 301-915-9721

Contact Kristin about Corporate 100, event sponsorships and exhibits, advertising, and year-round sponsorships.

Austin Guerrazzi, Marketing & Analytics Manager | 301-915-9730

Contact Austin about periodicals, publications, news briefs, digital communications, social media, careers, and the Fire Protection Engineering magazine.

Aunyea Hall, Membership & Marketing Associate | 301-915-9725

Contact Aunyea about membership inquiries, invoicing, webinar promotions, and SFPE Connect

Eva Przygodzki, Chapter Engagement Manager | 301-915-9726

Contact Eva about chapters and SFPE Europe.



Leslie Marshall, PhD, SFPE Foundation Director | 301-915-9735

Contact Leslie about the SFPE Foundation, Grand Challenges Initiative, Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) program, and Foundation awards and scholarships.

Amanda Tarbet, Research Project Manager | 301-915-9731

Contact Amanda about the Academic Leadership Council, university listings, FEMA grants, awards, and contracts.


Aimee Zube, Donor Relations Manager | 301-915-9722

Contact Aimee about donating to the Foundation - annual giving, major gifts, endowments, and planned giving.