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February Meeting

Hi SFPE SD Members,

Our next meeting of this year will be TUESDAY February 18th. If you still renew your chapter dues for the year, $30. You can do so at this upcoming meeting! 

The SFPE SD Chapter is pleased to announce that the speaker for our February meeting will be Joseph Cervantes from Space Age Electronics. He will be talking about the application of NFPA 241 and mitigation plans during construction. Be sure to bring all your questions!

Speaker: Joseph Cervantes – Western Regional Business Development Manager at Space Age Electronics

Topic: This presentation will be discussing NFPA 241 with preconstruction fire dangers and an easy mitigation plan for the FPE professionals to consider in their projects and to start a discussion around what we can all collectively do to mitigate this risk.

Highly suggested for Contractor, General Contractors, Safety Managers, Superintendents, Project Managers, FPE’s, & FPO’s.

Bio: Mr. Cervantes has been working in the fire protection and life safety field since 1996, beginning his career as an Installer and progressing through the field ranks to become a Project Manager, and Operations Manager for 2 very large organizations in Southern California. Mr. Cervantes has now moved his talents to the Manufacturing world, to bring about a change to the level of integration opportunities available to all of the Life Safety industry with innovative products and modifications to many of the pre-existing methodologies of installations.

His past experience included the management of projects in all vertical markets from K-12, Higher Education, Government, Commercial, Residential, High Rise and Clean Room application.

Now the Western Region Business Development Manager for Space Age Electronics, Cervantes’ responsibility is the growth and development of Space Age presence in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska & Hawaii, providing solutions to complicated fire protection engineering and building code-based problems. He also serves as the Treasurer for SFPE in San Diego and the Secretary of The Board for the California Automatic Fire Alarm Association.

Outside of fire protection, Mr. Cervantes enjoys a daily trip to the gym, photography, dancing and travel.

Location:

Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988

Date:  Tuesday – February 18th, 2020 11:30 AM PDT

Cost (includes lunch): Members $25; Nonmembers $30; Government Official: $15

Schedule:

11:30 AM: Networking and Lunch

12:00 PM: Speaker

1:00 PM: Conclusion of Meeting

January Meeting

Hi SFPE SD Members,

Happy New Year! Our next meeting of this year will be TUESDAY January 21st. You can still renew your chapter dues ($30 for the year). You can do so at this upcoming meeting! 

The SFPE SD Chapter is pleased to announce that the speaker for our January meeting will be Nanci Timmins from OSHPD. She will be talking about updates to the 2019 California Building Code as it relates to OSHPD and Fire Life Safety. Be sure to bring all your questions!

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Speaker: Nanci Timmins – Chief Fire and Life Safety Officer at OSHPD

Topic: This presentation will give an update to the Fire and Life Safety requirements in the 2019 California Building Code related to OSHPD and health care occupancies.

Bio: Nanci Timmins is the Chief Fire and Life Safety Officer at OSHPD. Nanci has 22 years in the fire industry. Prior to her position as a Chief Fire and Life Safety Officer and Fire and Life Safety Officer at OSHPD, she was a Fire Marshal for the State of Michigan. Nanci has certifications in NFPA and holds degrees in Psychology and Fire Science.

Location:

Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988

Date:  Tuesday – January 21st, 2020 11:30 AM PDT

Cost (includes lunch): Members $25; Nonmembers $30; Government Official: $15

Schedule:

11:30 AM: Networking and Lunch

12:00 PM: Speaker

1:00 PM: Conclusion of Meeting

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SFPE SAN DIEGO – THURSDAY MAY 16TH MEETING

Hi SFPE SD Members,

The SFPE SD Chapter is pleased to announce that the speaker for our May meeting will be Matt Page from Johnson Controls. He will be talking about new warehouse sprinkler technology at our May 16th Chapter meeting. Be sure to bring all your questions!

Speaker: Matt Page – Business Development Manager for Fire Protection Products at Johnson ControlsTopic: Electronically Activated Sprinkler (EAS-1) for protection of higher hazard commodities in retrofit warehouses. This technology uses rate-of-rise detection and grouped activation to control challenging fires with less water, pressure, and damage to your facility.

Bio: Matt Page is the Business Development Manager for Johnson Controls Fire Suppression Products team. After a background in fire protection contracting, Matt moved to the West Coast to help grow JCI’s presence in the region. Since a 2016 merger with Tyco Fire Protection Products, Johnson Controls is now an industry leader in water-based and special hazards fire suppression products. Please feel free to approach Matt as a technical resource with questions in regards all our of product lines including Tyco, AquaMist, Ansul, Chemguard, and more.

Location:
Sizzler’s Restaurant
3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988
Date: Thursday – May 16th, 2018 11:30 AM PDT

Schedule:
11:30 AM: Networking and Lunch
12:00 PM: Speaker
1:00 PM: Conclusion of Meeting

Your Membership Level
Member $20.00 USD
Non-Member $25.00 USD
Government Employee $15.00 USD

SFPE San Diego – THURSDAY April 18th Meeting

Hi SFPE SD Members,

Thank you all for attending our Annual Charity Golf Tournament, it wouldn’t have been a success without all your contributions and participation!

The SFPE SD Chapter is pleased to announce that the speaker for our April meeting will be Kelly Eisenstein Charles the Assistant Deputy Director and Chuck Siegmann the Senior Fire Protection Engineer in the Building Construction and Safety Division of the Development Services in the City of San Diego. They will be talking about recent changes to the City of San Diego Fire Protection related submittal procedures, publications, fees, interpretations, and current issues at our April 18th Chapter meeting. Be sure to bring all your questions!

Speakers:

Kelly Eisenstein Charles, P.E. – Assistant Deputy Director in Building Construction and Safety Division at City of San Diego

Chuck Siegmann III, PE – Senior Fire Protection Engineer in the Building Construction and Safety Division at the City of San Diego

Topic:

Changes to the City of San Diego Fire Protection related submittal procedures, publications, fees, interpretations, and current issues.

Bio:

Kelly Eisenstein Charles is the Assistant Deputy Director in the Building Construction and Safety Division of Development Services Department in the City of San Diego. Prior to working at the City, Kelly was the Operations Manager of the San Diego office of Rolf Jensen and Associates, Inc. She has been a working in the field of fire protection for the past 18 years after graduating University of Maryland’s Fire Protection Engineering program. Kelly is currently a member of the technical committee for smoke management systems for NFPA 92 and 204.

Chuck Siegmann is the Senior Fire Protection Engineer in the downtown office of the Building Construction and Safety Division of Development Services Department in the City of San Diego. Prior to working at the City, Chuck spent 30 years in the private sector working for fire protection consulting firms that included Hughes Associates Inc, TVA, Rolf Jensen and Associates, and Jensen Hughes. Chuck is a graduate of the University of Maryland Fire Protection Engineering program, and he is a past president of the San Diego/Imperial County SFPE Chapter.

Location:

Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988

Date: Thursday – April 18th, 2018 11:30 AM PDT

Schedule:

11:30 AM: Networking and Lunch

12:00 PM: Speaker

1:00 PM: Conclusion of Meeting


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SFPE SD – “Fire and Life Safety Updates at OSHPD” at our February 19th Chapter meeting

Hi SFPE SD Members,

The SFPE SD Chapter is pleased to announce that the speaker for our February meeting will be Nanci Timmins from OSHPD to present “Fire and Life Safety Updates at OSHPD” at our February 19th Chapter meeting.

As a reminder, SFPE-SD will be hosting our own Second Annual Golf Tournament on Friday March 22nd, 2019 at the Twin Oaks Country Club in San Marcos, CA.  Please visit http://sfpesandiego.org/golf-tournament/ more details.

Speaker:

Nanci Timmins

Nanci Timmins – Chief Fire and Life Safety Officer at OSHPD

Topic:

Fire and Life Safety Updates at OSHPD which will include Fire Alarm in Hospitals, mid-cycle changes and other updates at OSHPD

Bio:

Nanci Timmins is the Chief Fire and Life Safety Officer at OSHPD. Nanci has 22 years in the fire industry. Prior to her position as a Chief Fire and Life Safety Officer and Fire and Life Safety Officer at OSHPD, she was a Fire Marshal for the State of Michigan. Nanci has certifications in NFPA and holds degrees in Psychology and Fire Science.

Location:

Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988

Date:  Tuesday – February19th, 2018 11:30 AM PDT

Schedule:

11:30AM:  Networking and Lunch

12:00PM:  Speaker

1:00PM:   Conclusion of Meeting


 

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