Jon Narva

National Association of State Fire Marshals

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Jon currently serves as the Director of External Relations for the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM), since retiring from the Cheyenne Wyoming Fire & Rescue Department. In his role with NASFM he is charged with the responsibility of new program development and implementation, fire code enhancement, science and research program expansion as well as team building and project management. Recent projects include the Building Code Safety Layering Program which includes Project FAIL-SAFE and the NASFM Safety Layering Matrix. Jon is also currently involved in the early phases of development for enhancement of the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).

Peter Emmons

 Chief Executive Officer and President Structural Group, Inc.

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Peter Emmons is the president, CEO, and founder of Structural Group. He is a known innovator and solution builder for the specialty contracting industry. He plays a big role in educating future professionals in many capacities and authored the book, Concrete Repair and Maintenance Illustrated, which serves as a resource to educate on concrete repair with a deeper understanding of better and safer solutions.

Peter is a past member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Board of Directors and the past-president of the International Concrete Repair Institute. He has received several industry awards, including the prestigious Arthur R. Anderson Award in recognition of his imaginative and outstanding leadership and his contributions to the concrete industry.

Beyond serving the industry, Peter understands that knowledge is power and communication is a key to success. At Structural Group, resources are dedicated to his employees’ education and development, and all team members are encouraged to participate in giving back to their communities and improve the areas they live and work in.

Paula Cino

 Vice President, Construction, Development and Land Use Policy, National Multifamily Housing Council

Paula Cino

Paula M. Cino is Vice President, Construction, Development and Land Use Policy, with primary responsibility for federal policy issues related to building design and construction including building codes, fair housing, sustainability, infrastructure and regulatory compliance. Before joining NMHC, Paula served as a national security investigator and earned a Juris Doctorate from Tulane School of Law. Paula also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Law and Society from American University and is a member of the Maryland State Bar.