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Posted on: March 1, 2019

G. Keith Bryant to Speak at Mid Del Tinker 100 Club Banquet

G Keith Bryant

G. Keith Bryant, United States Fire Administrator, is the featured speaker for the Mid Del Tinker 100 Club’s 35th Annual Banquet on March 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Midwest City Reed Center.

The Mid-Del Tinker 100 Club is a group of civic leaders who support emergency responders from Midwest City, Del City and Tinker Air Force Base.

G. Keith Bryant was appointed by President Donald J. Trump as the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) United State Fire Administrator for the U.S. Fire Administration where he manages the fire administration, its programs, and the training activities at the National Emergency Training Center.

Prior to his Presidential appointment, Bryant was the Chief of the Oklahoma City Fire Department (OCFD). He joined the OCFD in 1982 and during this career responded to many significant incidents including the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and two EF-5 tornadoes. He is past president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, past president of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association, and past president of the Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association. He also served as a member of the National Fire Protection Association and is an ex-officio board member of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Bryant was recognized with many awards throughout his fire service career including the Metropolitan Fire Chief’s Association Fire Chief of the Year for 2014 and their 2016 President’s Award of Distinction.  He was also recipient of their J. Ray Pence Chief Officer Leadership Award in 2010.

The black tie optional banquet and awards ceremony is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased for $50 each prior to the event by contacting Mid Del Tinker Club President Adam Bush at 733-7335 or via email at abush@rose.edu.

The Sheraton Midwest City Reed Center is located at 5750 Will Rogers Road in Midwest City.

The City of Midwest City and the City of Del City are two of the sponsors of the event.

ABOUT THE MID DEL TINKER 100 CLUB

Since 1984 the Mid Del Tinker 100 Club has served those who serve the public by providing scholarships to children of first responders and their dependents, presenting awards for valor, and providing financial assistance when a first responder is killed in the line of duty. For more information about club membership or making a donation, visit mdt-club.squarespace.com.

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