AFAA names new executive director

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, August 7, 2003

August 7 , 2003

LAKE MARY, Fla. - Thomas Hammerberg, former vice president, education for the Automatic Fire Alarm Association, has been named president/executive director of the association, following the death of the group's executive director, Larry Neibauer, in late June.

Hammerberg, who has been with the association since 1994, represents the AFAA on NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code, Technical Committee of Inspection, Testing and Maintenance and serves as the editor for that chapter in the 2003 National Fire Alarm Code Handbook. He also sits on the executive board of National Fire Protection Association's Building Fire Safety Systems Section and is AFAA's representative to the International Code Council Industry Advisory Committee.

Certified by NICET Level IV in fire alarm systems and a certified fire protection specialist by the NFPA, Hammerberg is also president of Hammerberg & Associates Inc.