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Rising Stars in the Sprinkler Industry

Rising Stars Sprinkler Industry

Up-and-Coming Leaders Spill Their Secrets to Success In the fire sprinkler industry, the experience and wisdom gained from years of service is highly respected. At the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), we regularly look to our Board of Directors, and to our founding members and lifetime members, for their vast …

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Honoring Industry Veterans, Supporting Students

Donations Fund the Future of the Fire Sprinkler Industry The Center for Life Safety Education (CLSE), an educational affiliate of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), is proud to sponsor two scholarship programs: the Philip L. DeCamara, Jr. Scholarship and the Thomas S. Waller Memorial Scholarship. These programs honor dedicated …

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Chapters in Communities: Making a Difference

Chapters in Communities

Virginia Chapter Hosts Longest-Running Charity Golf Tournament The AFSA Virginia Chapter held its 23rd Burn Survivors Golf Tournament on Wednesday October 5, 2016 at the Royal New Kent/Brickshire golf courses in New Kent County, Virginia, just outside of Richmond, Virginia. We had an overcast and cool but otherwise beautiful fall day! …

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AFSA + Vegas: A Winning Combination!

AFSA

Convention & Exhibition Offers Seminars, Vendors, and Fun! This is one sure bet – the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is celebrating in Vegas this year! AFSA’s 36th Annual Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition will be held September 24-27, 2017. Join fellow industry peers for AFSA+Vegas: A Winning Combination, headquartered at …

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President’s Report: Services

President's Report: Services

Services. Providing or supplying activities utilized by members or the public as a process of supportive assistance. The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) offers many helpful services to contractor members, manufacturers and suppliers, as well as the general public. One AFSA service in particular, that directly impacts all members and …

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Engaging the Young Professional

Engaging the Young

Spotlighting the NextGen Initiative Now in only its third year, the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s NextGen Initiative (NGI) is forging ahead with a membership of diverse professional and personal backgrounds looking to grow their professional network and their career. NGI provides high-quality networking events to career-minded individuals aged 40 and …

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A Woman’s Perspective

A Woman's Perspective

Industry Professionals Share Their Experience While the number of women in the construction industry has grown over the last decade, they still total only 9.35 percent of the total workforce. The latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2015 reports that Total Workers in Construction numbered 9,935,000, …

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CEF Build Your Future Career Day

CEF Build Your Future

AFSA Educates a New Generation On October 26, 2016, more than 1,500 high school students from 43 schools all over the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex converged on the west campus of North Lake College in Irving, Texas. They were there to attend the Build Your Future Career Day, an event organized …

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Training for New Designers

Training for New Designers

Classes Focus on NFPA 13, 2016 Edition The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2017 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. The 2017 sessions remaining are February 27 – March 10, April 24 – May 5, July 10-21, August 14-25, and October 2-13. The January …

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