Since the Annual Forum the marketing committee has been
hard at work acting on many of the ideas framed at the strategic
planning meeting in October. Over 30 members have already volunteered to serve and were
divided amongst the three areas of focus - - Promoting, Educating, and
Growing. If you would like more information on the specific topics
that fall under the aforementioned categories or if you are interested
in joining this collaborative effort, please email Vince, at FSSA Headquarters.
The next Technical Committee meeting will take place at
O'Hare Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Guests are welcome. Click
here to RSVP as a guest.
INTRODUCES ITS SCIENCE OF PROTECTION TEAM
For those of you that attended the recent FSSA annual
meeting in beautiful San Diego, California, we hope you had the
opportunity to meet the DuPont Science of Protection Team. We are
an experienced group of DuPont professionals dedicated to the fire
business. Our mission is to help protect lives and critical
assets through education/awareness of the value and importance of
suppression systems. We strive to motivate end-users and consultants to
specify clean agents for mission-critical applications and to provide
you with the support and tools needed to succeed in this rapidly
changing market. Those of us that are new to the fire industry
appreciate the warm welcome received at the annual meeting. In addition to our current team, here is what you can
expect from us:
Helen Lowery (an FSSA director) and
will be circulating across the US and Canada.
Rob Lee will be emphasizing
special projects and targeted market segments; looking for new market
sectors for suppression and ways to remove barriers to sale in our
Jill Moncarz will be creating the
tools we need to make our message more effective.
We have also expanded our Global team by adding resources
in other key regions. So, if you have a particularly challenging
situation, a potential suppression project or application that needs
support, or just need help shedding some illumination on the wonders of
clean agent fire protection, we can help. For more than 50 years,
DuPont has provided reliable, cost-effective clean agent fire
suppression solutions with a dedication to safety. Our long history of
success is the result of a close and active working relationship with
the critical suppression equipment providers, installing contractors,
and the many agents of influence that engage in fire suppression
For more information, call 1-800-473-7790.
TO EXHIBIT AT NFPA
The FSSA will be exhibitng at this years NFPA Conference
& Expo in Las Vegas, NV. Volunteers are welcome to help
represent the FSSA. Should you find yourself at the show this
year and wanting to help in the booth email Vince
Mullhausen at FSSA HQ.
MEMBERSHIP DUES NOTICE
It's that time of
year again for the yearly renewal process. Dues renewals will be
sent out this month for the 2014-2015 calendar year. Thank you to
those who have already renewed for the upcoming year.
billing, payment, or maybe want to get a jump start on the
process? Please contact Jason
Dumm, Financial Coordinator at headquarters for assistance.
2015 FSSA ANNUAL FORUM
The 2015 Annual Forum will
be held next February 21 - 24 in Clearwater Beach, FL at the Sandpearl
More information coming
FSSA TRAINING PROGRAM
The FSSA Training program is
live! If you reserved a spot at the forum invoices were emailed
in May. For questions regarding the training program or to reserve
your space, please contact Vince
Mullhausen at FSSA HQ.
FSSA, the FIRE
SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS ASSOCIATION, is a not-for-profit trade association,
drawing members internationally. FSSA is a unique blend of
designer/installers, manufacturers and suppliers working together to
share ideas and strategies for the benefit of the fire suppression
systems industry. FSSA members are dedicated to the highest level of
safety, reliability and effectiveness of special hazards fire
The mission of FSSA
is to promote the use of, and be the leading recognized authority on,
special hazard fire protection systems; employing existing and new
technologies to safeguard people, high-value assets and the environment.
Interested in passing along information on
FSSA to prospective members? FSSA has printed cards proclaiming
"WHY Join the FSSA" with information on member benefits.
If you would like a stack of cards mailed to you so that you can
distribute them to your colleagues, please contact FSSA