J. Gordon Routley

J. Gordon RoutleyChief Gordon Routley is a fire protection engineer providing consulting services to fire departments and related organizations in the United States and Canada .

He previously served as Fire Chief in Shreveport, Louisiana; Assistant to the Fire Chief in Phoenix, Arizona; and Fire Department Safety Officer in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

He was the project leader for the City of Charleston Fire Assessment and Review Team and has conducted more than 30 firefighter fatality investigations.

In addition, he works with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation on the Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Project and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Safety, Health and Survival Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

Chief Routley presently serves as a special advisor to the fire chief in Montreal, Canada.