The Commission can be contacted at:

Firefighting Personnel Standards and Education Commission
2161 Unionville Deason Road
Bell Buckle, TN 37020

Phone: 931-294-4140 
Fax: 931-294-4135


In addition to the office personnel, the Commission currently has  Field Coordinators who coordinate practical and written testing across the state. Fire departments wishing to host written or practical exams can fill out the Request to Host a Written or Practical Exam Form online. If you have questions about hosting an exam, please contact:

Middle & East TN Accreditation Manager

Middle TN & TFACA Regional Coordinator
Brian Nicholson

West TN Regional Coordinator
Richard Guardino

Accreditation Manager
State Wide

Fred McCay
931-294-4136 – Office
615-218-4227- Cell

The Commission also has Contractors that proctor examinations for fire departments within their areas.