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Mentoring the Next Generation

AFSA NextGen Launches New Mentor Program  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), the leading merit shop fire sprinkler trade organization, has empowered its young professional affinity group the NextGen Initiative (NGI) to create a mentoring program, which aims to pair young people in the industry with more established industry experts. …

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Home Sprinkler Week Raises Public Awareness

AFSA Supports Coalition’s Nationwide Educational Event in Boston The vast majority of fire deaths in North America happen at home. The time has come to bring attention to this problem–and its solution. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) celebrated Home …

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Sounding the Alarm with the Red Cross

AFSA Participates to Educate the Public About Fire Sprinkler Systems  Every year the American Red Cross presents its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign and through this campaign provides a local community outreach opportunity across the country with the “Sound the Alarm – Save a Life” program. This program takes place in …

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Chapter Leaders Convene in Dallas

Attendees Share Ideas and Learn Best Practices at Mid-Year Conference  Thirty-nine volunteer leaders of the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 26 local chapters attended the 2019 Mid-Year Chapter Leadership Conference May 20-21, 2019, at the AFSA Headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The two-day conference, which educates newly elected leaders as well …

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Scholarships for Seniors

Students Learn About Fire Sprinklers The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to offer financial assistance and public awareness of sprinklers through its online scholarship program, AFSAscholarship.org. A total of $25,000 is awarded through this public awareness campaign to 10 lucky graduating high school seniors and five current college/trade …

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GFSA Reaches Out to the Next Generation

“World of Fire Protection” Presented at CareerExpo In March, the Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association (GFSA) and NextGen Initiative (NGI) again sponsored the World of Fire Protection at the Construction Education Foundation Georgia’s (CEFGA) CareerExpo and SkillsUSA competition. We were excited to improve our efforts and participation from last year’s event. …

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