Michael Burns has been elected to the National Board representing Florida. He
is chief boiler inspector for the Bureau of Fire Prevention.
Mr. Burns was employed by Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance Company (HSB) from
1987-2002, rising from a trainee to a field service supervisor. After returning
from a deployment with the US Navy, he rejoined HSB as an inspector in the
Florida area. He became chief in Florida in August.
Mr. Burns was graduated from Farmingdale State College, a Campus of The State
University of New York, with degrees in air conditioning technology and business
administration. He was also graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in
The new chief served in the Navy from 1983 to 1986 serving on the USS
Thomaston LSD 28 and the USS Horne CG-30. He was deployed to
Kuwait from 2005-2006.
Mr. Burns holds National Board Commission No. 10495. Residing in Jupiter, he
and his wife Janet have two daughters.