Board Members


The purpose and mission of the Dallas Firefighters Museum is to provide the City of Dallas a thriving and well attended historical and educational asset. The Museum will teach fire safety, honor fallen heroes of the Department and preserve firefighting heritage.

Battalion Chief Trixie Lohrke, Museum President – Captain, Station 11
Sherwood E. Blount, Jr., Capital Campaign Chair – President and CEO, Parkway Realtors
Ray Cherry, Board Secretary – Vice President of Sales, Dallas Security Systems
J. D. Travis, – Head of Maintenance Division
Joe Piper – Firefighter/Paramedic
John Slate – City of Dallas Archivist
Darrell Scott, Box 4 Fire Buffs
Bill Manning, Box 4 Fire Buffs
Laurel Pitman – Captain, Life Safety
Daniel DeYear – Deputy Chief
Robert Simmons – Second Driver, Station 15
Marshall Pettway – Driver Engineer/Paramedic, Station 37
Denny Burris – Retired Chaplin
Mark Breidenbach – Firefighter/Station 19
Gary (Bubba) Benningfield, Retired, Dallas Fire-Rescue
Zip Crawford, Retired, Dallas Fire-Rescue
Terry May, Retired , Dallas Fire-Rescue
Donnie Rogers, Retired, Dallas Fire-Rescue
Mike Tennell, Retired, Dallas Fire-Rescue
More to follow…