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Fire sprinkler expo to make history

July 27, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

PATTERSON, N.Y.—The National Fire Sprinkler Association, the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association and the new Mexican Fire Sprinkler Association plan to make history next year by partnering to host what is being billed as “the first-ever North American Fire Sprinkler Expo.”The event will be held next April in Las Vegas in conjunction with the NFSA Annual Seminar.“We want to highlight the three countries coming together,” Russ Fleming, the new president of NFSA, told...

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Fire sprinkler industry to make history with new expo

May 30, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Mexico has a brand new fire sprinkler industry group—the Mexican Fire Sprinkler Association or AMRACI. Canada has the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association or CASA. And of course there's the National Fire Sprinkler Association or NFSA, based in Patterson, N.Y. Now all three groups plan to make history by hosting what is being billed as “the first ever North American Fire Sprinkler Expo,” to be held next April in Las Vegas. In a statement, NFSA's new president, Russ Fleming, said:...

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NFSA gets new president

April 2, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

PATTERSON, N.Y.—Russ Fleming is the new president of the National Fire Sprinkler Association. The NFSA board of directors voted March 2 to select Fleming, formerly NFSA executive VP and a 37-year veteran of the organization, for the post.“I am, of course, honored to be selected and entrusted with the position,” Fleming told Security Systems News.Fleming replaced John Viniello, who retired effective March 1 after 28 years on the job. A special NFSA committee formed after Viniello...

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NFSA gets new president

March 5, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Russ Fleming is the new president of the National Fire Sprinkler Association, following a vote by the organization's board. Fleming replaces John Viniello, who retired effective the first of this month after 28 years on the job. The board voted March 2 to select Fleming, the organization's former executive VP, for the president's post. A special NFSA committee met Jan. 25 to nominate him, Fleming told me at that time. I'm trying to reach Fleming to learn more about his goals for the NFSA. I'd also...

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Viniello leaving NFSA, but still passionate about the cause

January 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

John Viniello, president of the National Fire Sprinkler Association, is stepping down after 28 years on the job. In announcement on the Patterson, N.Y.-based organization's website today, Viniello writes that he'll retire as of March 1. “I will turn 70 years of age at the end of February and it's time step down. It's been a great run.” He said that Russ Fleming, NFSA's executive vice president will handle day-to-day association matters until a new president is elected. “I will work...

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