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Design Training Set for 2019

Secure Your Spot for AFSA’s Popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School Celebrating 35 years of designer training in 2019, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has set its 2019 schedule for it’s Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Seven sessions are planned for the coming year: January 14-25, February 25-March …

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Scholarships Share Safety Message

Over 100,000 Students Learn About 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 college/trade …

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Debra McGuire Named AFSA President and CEO

Association made stronger through addition of top executive The Board of Directors of the Dallas-based American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is delighted to announce the selection of Debra N. McGuire, MBA, IOM, CAE, as the association’s fourth President and first female Chief Executive Officer. Established in 1981, AFSA and its …

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Inaugural Fly-In a Success

AFSA Members Descend on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day in DC Over 50 fire protection executives from across the nation attended the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) inaugural Capitol Hill Day to advocate for fire sprinklers and other pro-merit shop legislation on Capitol Hill. On October 3, participants attended a …

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Legislative Review 2018

Codes, Standards, and Regulations in the U.S. and Canada This issue of Sprinkler Age features our 31st annual legislative review. This summary of legislation and codes offers a quick overview of regulations affecting the fire sprinkler industry in individual states and Canadian provinces. The information in these charts was gathered from …

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Five Questions About Your Retirement Plan

Do You Know the Answers? After doing business with the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) for over 20 years, we were recently endorsed by the AFSA Board of Directors to provide unbiased advice to members about their retirement plan benefits. Much like how AFSA members are entitled to a free …

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Alabama and Georgia Vote to Become AFSA Chapters

AFSA National to Provide Structure for Collaboration, Education, and Support For over 37 years, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has provided a local connection for fire sprinkler contractors, designers, manufacturers, suppliers, and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) to become part of a larger national organization through its network of local …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 36th anniversary in 2018, we also recognize those members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. Several members are celebrating milestone anniversaries …

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