Nile Porter – Executive Director
Nile Porter is the President and Political Director of the Firefighters and EMS Fund.
He has an extensive background in state and local politics. As a lifelong resident of Milwaukee, WI, Nile has a deep-rooted respect and passion for issues affecting firefighters, first responders, and public servants. He is known for his critical thinking, cool temperament, and affable nature.
Nile is currently on the hiring list for the Milwaukee Fire Dept and is pursuing his degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Robby Lamers – Treasurer
Robby joined Firefighters and EMS Fund because of his years of experience in the industry as a both an assembly technician and designer at a fire apparatus manufacturer. Robby has unique expertise and experiences in the industry and understands that for most firefighters, fighting fires is more than a career, it’s a profession. He understands the rigors and stress that firefighters and medical technicians experience each time they are called to save a life. He believes in the Firefighters and EMS Fund because it assists in the best interest of not only firefighters and emergency responders but will also better engage voters and the public on important issues affecting communities as well.
Kyle Johns – Secretary
Kyle Johns is the Secretary of the Board of Firefighters and EMS Fund. He holds State of Wisconsin certificates in firefighting and HAZMAT awareness and has been a volunteer firefighter for over 10 years. He is also an infantry noncommissioned officer in the Wisconsin National Guard.
Lt. Christopher Spencer, North Collier Fire Department
President of IAFF Local 2279
Mr. Spencer has served as president of the IAFF Local 2279 in North Naples Florida since 2002, and was previously a labor representative for IAFF Local 2887 in Marco Island, Fl for 10 years. We are honored that Mr. Spencer would lend his knowledge of the industry to help steer Firefighters and EMS Fund in the right direction.