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Please RSVP – January 14th Lunch Meeting – SFPE-SD

Speaker

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Michael Koermer – Electronics Systems Sales Consultant – Tyco SimplexGrinnell

Topic

California Fire Alarm Code Upgrade

·            Class A Requirements in CFC

–          What is Class A Pathways

–          Circuit Separations

–          What Does This Really Mean

·         Fire Alarm Circuit Loading in NFPA 72

·         NFPA 72 – 2016 Edition UPDATE Chapter 23

Bio

Mr. Koermer has been working in the fire protection and life safety industry since 1991. He holds a BS in EET from DeVry Institute of Technology. He started his career as a service technician and progressing through the field ranks to a Project Manager, Operations Manager and General Manager for National Integrators in Southern California.  Mr. Koermer has been in a Sales Role now for over 7 years for one of the largest fire protection manufacturer and installer in the world and is responsible for growth and providing solutions in his territory. His past experience is in integrated low voltage systems and fire protection system for vertical markets from High Rise, Government, Commercial and Residential applications.

Outside of his career, Mr. Koermer enjoys playing tennis, hockey and coaching his two son’s hockey teams.

For those who plan to attend, could you please RSVP ASAP for our menu planning purposes at Sizzlers.

 Location:

Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988
Date:  Thursday – January 14th 2016 11:30 AM PDT 

 Important Update

Sizzler’s has changed their menu for our lunch meeting where individual meals are not  available but instead  everyone still has access to their Salad Bar, and we will order Chicken and  Steak buffet style platter sets as needed.

Please use the pay pal link below to prepay and remember to enter your cooking preference for your steak should you choose that option.


Your Membership Level & Lunch Selection
Steak Cooking Level



Please RSVP – November 12th Lunch Meeting & December 10th Holiday Party – SFPE-SD‏

Speaker

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Joseph Cervantes – Western Region Business Development Manager for Space Age Electronics

Topic

Overview of Smoke Control Design/Application & Codes

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.

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

 For those who plan to attend, could you please RSVP ASAP for our menu planning purposes at Sizzlers.

Location:

Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988
Date:  Thursday – November 12th 2015 11:30 AM PDT 

Important Update

Sizzler’s has changed their menu for our lunch meeting where individual meals are not  available but instead  everyone still has access to their Salad Bar, and we will order Chicken and  Steak buffet style platter sets as needed.

For online payment, please make a selection below and click the pay now button.


Your Membership Level & Lunch Selection
Steak Cooking Level



Schedule

11:30AM:  Networking and Lunch

12:00PM:  Presentation

1:00PM:   Conclusion of Meeting

 ** Please Don’t Forget        You’re all invited to our first Annual SFPE-SD Holiday Party at Dave & Busters in San Diego.
 
 

SFPE Holiday Party

Date:        December 10, 2015

Time:       11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Address:  2931 Camino Del Rio North
               San Diego, Ca. 92810
Cost:  

$15.00 for Government employees

$20.00 for members

$25.00 for non-members 

 Please join us for this fun social event where you will each get a $15.00 dollar game voucher towards the arcade games
along with a buffet style meal and soft drinks.
The Burn Institute will be attending for a brief overview of their most recent and upcoming events.
To Vendors – We welcome any gift prizes donations towards a raffle at our Holiday lunch meeting for our attendees.
1. Please RSVP by Monday December 7th and please pay on line on our website, link below.

SFPE-SD Holiday Party Website payment link

2.  On our SFPE-SD Website, please click on the  Green Subscribe button and fill out your information since this will add you to all our future updates such as this Holiday Flyer or lunch meeting invites that that will automatic ally be send to you whenever any updates are posted on our website.

We look forward to seeing you at our Holiday Party.

 Thank you again to all our SFPE-SD corporate sponsors for our chapter.

2015 SFPE Holiday Party

SFPE Holiday Party

Welcome to our first Annual SFPE-SD Holiday Party at Dave & Busters in San Diego.

Date:        December 10, 2015

Time:       11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Address:  2931 Camino Del Rio North

               San Diego, Ca. 92810

Cost:

$15.00 for Government employees

$20.00 for members

$25.00 for non-members

Please join us for this fun social event where you will each get a $15.00 dollar game voucher towards the arcade games along with a buffet style meal and soft drinks.

The Burn Institute will be attending for a brief overview of their most recent and upcoming events.

To Vendors – We welcome any gift prizes donations towards a raffle at our Holiday lunch meeting for our attendees.

Please RSVP by Monday December 7th and please pay on line on our website.

We look forward to seeing you at our Holiday Party.

Click Here to Pay Online

Derek Duval – October 2015 Meeting Update

 An Overview of the Combustible Dust Hazard

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Mr. Duval has been working in the fire protection and life safety field since studying fire protection engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Prior to joining Cosentini, he was employed as a Fire Protection Engineer for Rolf Jensen & Associates (RJA), Hughes Associates, The Dennis Group, and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). His past and current experience includes the management of multiple clients and projects in all areas of fire protection and code consulting. The provided consulting and engineering services include fire and explosion protection systems, fire-rated construction, building and life safety code compliance reports, hazard assessment and risk analysis, high-piled storage analysis, combustible dust hazards, process hazard analysis, and model code and standard development.

Now the operations manager for the San Diego office of Cosentini, Mr. Duval’s responsibility is the growth and development of Cosentini’s presence in the Greater San Diego Area providing solutions to complicated fire protection engineering and building code based problems. Outside of fire protection, Mr. Duval enjoys hiking, the beach, and brewing his own beer.

Check on the calendar to find out more about the meeting time and location.

September Update

Dear SFPE-SD Members, This is a reminder for those whom have not already RSVP’d for lunch meeting this Thursday September 10th.

Our first meeting of the year will be September 10th at 12 pm.   Our speaker and topic is:  Jonathan Sikes with Tyco Fire Protection Inc. discussing the fundamentals of water mist science

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.

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!

The board has worked hard to line up some great speakers for you this year.

Topic of Discussion

Jonathan will be discussing the fundamentals of water mist science, the practical application of water mist fire protection inside buildings and equipment, and the hardware associated with many types of systems.

Jonathan’s Bio:

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Jonathan grew up in Agawam, MA, and received a master’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic institute. Hobbies include soccer, lacrosse, hockey, racing motorcycles, shooting, volunteering, or, generally any intense activities.

As a code consultant, Jonathan has been committed to specializing in smoke control system design and commissioning, general building and fire code challenges from small residential communities to the tallest high rises west of the Mississippi, risk assessments of warehousing and manufacturing operations, and evaluations of the production and storage of hazardous materials.

Now representing Tyco, Jonathan focuses on business development, engaging with owners, architects and risk engineers to identify opportunities and work with decision-makers to tailor fire protection to specific needs. Education is always a top priority.

Location:

Sizzler’s Restaurant

3755 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA, (858) 278-6988
Date:  Thursday – September 10th 2015 11:30 AM PDT 

Important Update

Sizzler’s has changed their menu for our lunch meeting where individual meals are not  available but instead  everyone still has access to their Salad Bar, and we will order Chicken and  Steak buffet style platter sets as needed.

Cost:

$15.00 for Government employees

$20.00 for members

$25.00 for non-members

Schedule

11:30AM:  Networking and Lunch

12:00PM:  Presentation

1:00PM:   Conclusion of Meeting