SFPE San Diego January 11, 2018 Meeting

Hi SFPE SD Members,

Happy New Year! The SFPE SD Chapter is pleased to announce that the speaker for our first meeting of the year will be Gregg Vlahakis from The Viking Corporation to present “New F.M. Approved Technology for Corrosion Prevention in Dry and Preaction Type Fire Sprinkler Systems: Vacuum Technology” at our January 11th Chapter meeting.

As a reminder, SFPE-SD will be hosting our own Golf Tournament on Friday March 16th, 2018 at the Twin Oaks Country Club in San Marcos, CA.  Please visit our Golf Tournament Page for more details.

Please RSVP and Pay for your lunch meeting  below:


Gregg Vlahakis – National Technical Representative – The Viking Corporation


The topic of the presentation will be “New F.M. Approved Technology for Corrosion Prevention in Dry and Preaction Type Fire Sprinkler Systems: Vacuum Technology”  Make sure to   bring any relevant questions that you may have.


Gregg Vlahakis is a National Technical Representative for the Viking Corporation.

Gregg has been involved in the fire sprinkler industry for the past 35 years. After spending the first part of his career on the contracting side of the fire sprinkler industry, Gregg joined The Viking Corporation.

Gregg has represented the Viking Corporation for the past twenty seven years serving as a Territory Manager and a Technical Representative. Gregg’s responsibilities include educating both contractors and engineers in the Western United States on current Building and NFPA codes, fire sprinkler heads and devices and their application. As the National Technical Representative for Viking the past 17 years, Gregg has been responsible for the training and educating of  MEP firms, architects, consulting engineers, Fortune 500 company engineers, fire sprinkler contractors and fire protection authorities throughout the Western region of the United States and Canada. Gregg has conducted training seminars for various fire sprinkler associations and has served as Co-Chairman of the Southern California Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association. Gregg sits on the NFPA 140 Committee and is a Professional Member on the National level of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and has served on the board for the SFPE Southern California chapter for the past 10 years.


Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988
Date:  Thursday – January 11th, 2018 11:30 AM PDT


11:30AM:  Networking and Lunch

12:00PM:  Speaker

1:00PM:   Conclusion of Meeting

Your Membership Level

 Great news! We are now accepting credit cards as a form of payment for membership renewals and for meals.  No more stopping at the ATM or writing checks!

It’s time to renew your membership! Two ways to accomplish this: either in person at the meeting or online on our website under the “Join the SD Chapter” tab. The renewal fee is $25.


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