E. Thomas Hicks IV


E. Thomas “Tommy” Hicks IV is a Senior Advisor at the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation. With over 30 years of experience in the fire service, Hicks' initial involvement began as a volunteer with Hanover County Fire Department located in Virginia. Hicks' passion for the field of Fire Protection and Safety is exemplified through his diverse background in both the private and public sectors, highlighted by positions in fire protection consulting, the insurance industry, and the municipal fire service to include Fire Chief. A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Hicks has served as Guest Speaker at state, national, and international venues, and continues mentoring future fire service professionals as an Instructor.


  • Director, Emergency Services
  • CGA Board Member (2016)