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Chief Alan PerdueExecutive DirectorSafer Buildings Coalition

Chief Perdue has over 40 years of service in public safety retiring as Guilford County Emergency Services Director/Chief in 2013. Chief Perdue is credentialed as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) and Fire Marshal (FM) through the Center for Public Safety Excellence Commission for Professional Credentialing.

In addition to serving as the Executive Director of the Safer Buildings Coalition, Chief Perdue currently serves on the NFPA 1225 Standards Technical Committee, International Accreditation Services Technical Advisory Council for Regulatory Code Programs, Underwriters Laboratories Standard #2524 Standards Technical Panel, National Association of Counties (NACo)Telecommunications and Technology Steering Committee and as an Elected County Commissioner in Guilford County, NC.

Chief Perdue's past service includes serving as; the International Director representing Fire & Life Safety on the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Board of Directors, the Governor's Fire Service appointee to the North Carolina State Building Code Council, a Commissioner on the Center for Public Safety Excellence's Commission for Professional Credentialing, a member of the International Accreditation Services Technical Advisory Committee for Fire & Life Safety Departments and a member of the International Code Councils Code Development Committee and the Codes & Standards Council.