Hi SFPE SD Members,
At our next meeting on June 8th, we have a couple of important items for business.
First, we have elections for open board positions, currently the only nominations are those that are currently in the position and willing to run again for another term with the approval from the board. The following positions are available:
- VP of Membership
- Current Nominations: Roland Gutierrez
- Current Nominations: Ariel Nunez
If you would like to run for a position please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by June 8th with your name, the position you would like to run for, and a short blurb of why you would be a good fit.
Second, we will be voting on our updated by-laws to better reflect what we currently doing as a chapter. See attached for the current by-laws for your review.
At this meeting we will be having Bruce Lecair from NFSA presenting on “Update on the Significant Changes to the 2017 edition of NFPA 25, the Standard for Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems.”
Please RSVP and Pay for your lunch meeting below.
Bruce Lecair, Associate Director of Regional Operations, Southwest Regional Manager with National Fire Sprinkler Association
Update on the Significant Changes to the 2017 edition of NFPA 25, the Standard for Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems.
Bruce Lecair is the Associate Director West and Southwest Regional Manager for NFSA. He has an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and a Master of Science Degree in Emergency Services Administration. Bruce was awarded the 2010 Cal Fire Partnership Award for superior performance and outstanding contribution demonstrating the ability to work in a cooperative partnership with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for his efforts in the initial adoption of the California Fire Sprinkler Regulation. This past March, he was awarded the California Fire Chiefs Association Fire Prevention Division – Southern Section William E Fox Award in recognition of service, leadership, and constant dedication to the Fire Service, the safeguarding of life, and fire protection. Bruce is the 10th recipient of the Award.
Bruce wrote the request for action to the California Office of the State Marshal on behalf of the California members of the NFSA when contractors were experiencing fines for the discharge of water during NFPA Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems. He was a member of the OSFM Work Group that wrote the Water-based Fire Protection Systems Discharge Best Practices Manual, the OSFM Automatic Extinguishing Systems Advisory Group, the NFPA 25 Work Group and served on all 3 of the Residential Study Groups during the adoption of the Statewide Residential Fire Sprinkler Requirement.
3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988
Date: Thursday – June 8th, 2017 11:30 AM PDT
11:30AM: Networking and Lunch
1:00PM: Conclusion of Meeting