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Helen Lowery
President, FSSA

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FSSA 2018 Annual Forum – Save the Date!

February 16 – 20, 2018


Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, California 92270
Phone: (760) 568-2727

The members-only event will include a range of sessions, dynamic speakers and a chance to network with others in the industry!


More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Annual Forum Sponsorship Opportunities

FSSA welcomes and appreciates corporate support for events and activities at the forum.  Each of the events includes company logo and signage at the event, company acknowledgment by the host of event and company sponsorship acknowledgment in the on-site program and on the FSSA website.

Opportunities will be announced soon, inlcuding sponsorship for educational sessions, wiffle ball tournament and regsitration gifts.

Technical Director Report on HARC Meeting

During the HARC meeting that took place on June 5, 2017, there were several highlights including the discussion of the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, the effects of the Kigail Amendment, Tom Cortina's comments on the EPA vintaging model, jeopardy of the ISO standards, changes of the NFPA GFE standards report and information on RCOP certification. 

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Educational Webinars Hosted by FSSA

On July 11, 2017, the FSSA hosted a webinar on Detection and Control for Special Hazard Applications presented by Jeffrey Kidd, The Hiller Companies and Dan Corbett, Honeywell Fire Systems Group. This webinar covered detection principles and technologies used in current special hazard suppression applications, the types of control systems they connect to, and agents used for special hazard fire suppression.

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RSVP for the October Technical Committee Meeting

FSSA’s Technical Committee reviews technical matters related to issues that are important to the membership and recommends courses of action to the Board of Directors. All members are invited to attend and are requested to RSVP.

Next Meeting:

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

BFPE International Headquarters
2605 Cabover Drive
Hanover, MD 20176

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Welcome New Members!

FSSA welcomes the following new members to the association:


  FSSA Design Guides Will Help Strengthen Your Team's Fire Safety Knowledge

Among the countless educational offerings it provides, the Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) develops countless guides designed to improve industry standards and educate fire suppression safety professionals.

FSSA guides were designed by our Technical Committee to improve the efficiency and safety of individuals in the industry. If you have not purchased or looked into any of our publications, we highly recommend doing so as they are very important and helpful tools designed specifically for your field technicians.

FSSA Members receive special member pricing at 50% off the published rates.  Sign in to your member profile to receive this discount.
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FSSA's Online Training Program - Get Your Training Today!

FSSA's Online Training Program is designed to educate and train personnel within the fire suppression industry. If you are new to the industry or have been working with fire suppression systems for years, you will learn something new from the courses.

The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technology (NICET) has approved the FSSA and its training program as a recognized training provider.

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Consider Submitting Industry-specific Educational Articles to the FSSA

The Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) is the leading industry source for special hazard fire suppression information. But, we need your help maintaining this status and assisting in its growth. We are looking for articles that highlight procedures, practices, and knowledge about fire suppression that we can feature on our website and via our social media channels. If you have anything you would like to contribute, please e-mail FSSA Association Coordinator, Megan Stewart.

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Fire Suppression Systems Association
3601 East Joppa Road | Baltimore, Maryland 21234
Phone: (410) 931-8100 | Fax: (410) 931-8111

Crista LeGrand, Executive Director
Becca Stinner, Associate Director
Megan Stewart, Association Coordinator
Donna Liberto, Financial Manager
Jason Dumm, Financial Coordinator

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