Battalion Chief ret. Gerald Tracy - FDNY
Chief Tracy retired as a Battalion Chief with the FDNY, with more than 30 years of service. He had developed a variety of training programs presented at the FDNY academy for all ranks including Chief Officers. He has numerous articles published with Fire Engineering and FDNY’s training publication WNYF. Chief Tracy formed partnerships with NIST and NYU Polytechnic Institute to conduct live fire research in Smoke management of HR buildings and combating Wind Driven Fires.
He is a member of the NFPA Project Technical Panel reviewing “Firefighting Tactics under Wind Driven Conditions”.