George A. Codding


National Lead Facilitator

George A. Codding is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He has more than 20 years of experience investigating fire scenes and determining the origin and cause…

Anthony Antonellis


Adjunct Facilitator – Rochester, NH (HQ)

Anthony J. Antonellis is a Senior Partner at Sloane and Walsh. Anthony focuses his practice on the representation of individuals, insurers, insureds, and businesses engaged in civil litigation before State and Federal Trial Courts throughout the United States.

David Eddy


President – Rochester, NH

David Eddy is the President of The Institute of Fire Science and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University.

Chris Librizzi


Adjunct Facilitator – Rochester, NH (HQ)

Chris Librizzi CFI, CFEI, CVFI is a native of Pittsfield, Ma and a graduate of Becker College and Merrimack College in Massachusetts. Chris started his career with Progressive Insurance in Florida and Rhode Island as an Adjuster, Property Damage Appraiser…

Michael Nolan


Facilitator – Rochester, NH (HQ)

Michael Nolan CFI, CVFI earned his Criminal Justice degree at Roger Williams College. Michael has participated in hundreds of hours of fire investigation training, which led to him becoming a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators…

Kathleen Schraven


Adjunct Facilitator – Rochester, NH

Kathleen “Katy” Schraven is a Marine & Specialty Subrogation Adjuster at The Hanover Insurance group with over 17 years of experience. In this position Kathleen pursues and negotiates recovery opportunities for Hanover’s commercial property and specialty business lines.

Troy Sherin


Director of Operations

Troy Sherin is the Director of Operations for The Institute of Fire Science.  He has an extensive background in new business development, management, and residential construction.  Additionally, Troy has been serving as the National Production Manager and Head of Sales for NEFCO Fire Investigations since 2010.

James Wood


Facilitator – Rochester, NH

Jim started his career working in commercial construction as a project manager for a small construction company in Massachusetts. He then moved to facilities management in 1992 for PCF, the distribution subsidiary for the New York Times, Boston Globe, and other publications.