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M/S Council Elects New Members

M/S Council Elects

An Exemplary Committee Grows Even Stronger The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) Manufacturers/Suppliers (M/S) Council recently made a few changes to its membership. Mike Dooley of FlexHead Industries in Holliston, Massachusetts was re-elected to serve a three-year term, and Ray Fremont, Jr. of General Air Products, Inc. in Exton, Pennsylvania …

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Meet Your 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Officers and Directors Lead AFSA The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) held its 2017 election of officers during the September 14, 2016 meeting of the Board at the 35th Annual AFSA Convention & Exhibition in Nashville. Michael F. Meehan, VSC Fire & Security, Virginia Beach, Virginia, will remain as Chairman …

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Chairman’s Message: New Initiatives

New Initiatives

As the years fly by and we go about the course of running our association, we are guided along with a seasoned and strong staff that is growing and changing with the times. The guidance and assistance they give to the Board of Directors is top flight, their morale is …

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Meehan Elected AFSA Chairman

VSC Fire

Virginia Contractor Leads Members Into 2016 Michael F. Meehan, senior vice president and a co-owner of VSC Fire & Security, Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been elected Chairman of the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 2015- 2016 Board of Directors, leading the association into its 35th year serving the interests of …

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Chairman’s Message – November 2015

Training for New Designers

I remember so well my first day on the job. I was going to college and was hired as an apprentice for the summer. I was sent to a strip mall in Alexandria, Virginia, my blue jeans held a brand new Craftsman stick ruler and a pair of channel locks, …

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In Memoriam: Marty Giles

Industry Mourns Passing of Leader, Visionary The fire sprinkler industry lost a long-time leader and visionary with the passing of Martin L. “Marty” Giles, chairman of VSC Fire & Security, Ashland, Virginia. Giles, 70, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, after a valiant battle with cancer. Giles entered the fire sprinkler industry …

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