JUDY COMOLETTI is the manger of public education at the non-profit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and she is responsible for implementing NFPA's revised public education strategic plan implemented in 2008. The plan refocuses NFPA's efforts to position NFPA as the primary source of fire and other hazard information to reduce residential fire deaths, injury, and property loss. High-risk outreach activities reaching the very old, very young, urban and rural poor, and people with disabilities are an integral part of NFPA's public education efforts. She is a media spokesperson on educational issues and represents the association at educational symposia, conferences and other professional gatherings. She is an internationally recognized expert in fire and life safety education responsible for training educators, fire service personnel and other advocates to assist them in implementing NFPA educational programs.