Telgian’s Executive Chairman Russell Leavitt was recently appointed to a blue ribbon panel which will take place at the upcoming National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference and EXPO. The Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem Insights and Activation Panel, comprised of members of the NFPA Board of Directors, will discuss the ecosystem and what can be done to better protect people and property. Leavitt is the Executive Chairman of Telgian Holdings, Inc., as well as the 2nd Vice Chair of NFPA. An industry leader in the fire, life safety and security space, he will share some of his 38+ years of experience and insight during the panel discussions.
Leavitt holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation. He is the Chair of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Criteria Technical Committee and serves on the NFPA 13 Installation Committee, as well as on NFPA 3, NFPA 4 and NFPA 25 Technical Committees.
Along with Leavitt, the panel will include fire and life safety experts Reginald D. Freeman, MS, CFO, FIFire, Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director City of Hartford; Stacy Welch Vice President, Fire Protection and Life Safety at Marriott International; and Keith Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer and Trustee, Underwriters Laboratories.
In addition to the Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem Insights and Activation Panel the NFPA Conference and EXPO includes 120+ education sessions on a variety of topics conducted by world-class speakers, as well as an EXPO highlighting leading solutions providers, such as Telgian (Booth #874).
The NFPA Conference and EXPO is scheduled for June 17-20, and will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. This is an essential event for fire, electrical and life safety professionals. NFPA provides an opportunity to learn more about the latest fire and life safety challenges around the world, as well as new, cutting-edge solutions. To learn more about the NFPA Conference and EXPO, please visit NFPA.
About Telgian Holdings, Inc.
Since 1985, Telgian has been challenging conventional thought with innovative, risk management solutions that reduce our customers’ exposure to loss from fire and disasters. We offer our clients a comprehensive, single-source solution for all fire protection, security and life safety needs.
Telgian is led by some of the most experienced and respected professionals in the world. Our principals serve on over 30 NFPA Committees, as well as ICC, ANSI and ISO Section Committees. Our strong leadership provides expert insight into code compliance and ever-changing industry requirements. The depth and breadth of Telgian’s collective experience is unparalleled.
The company is comprised of three business units:
TELGIAN ENGINEERING & CONSULTING is a full-service global engineering/risk mitigation consultancy specializing in complex, multi-discipline projects. Telgian partners with architects, engineers, developers, risk/facility management firms, construction teams and government agencies to provide services for the protection of people, property, information, and organizational mission against preventable losses.
TELGIAN FIRE SAFETY provides professional Life Safety Systems testing, inspections and repair to 50,000+ locations annually. Expertise includes Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm and Clean Agent Systems, Fire Extinguishers, Kitchen Hood Suppression Systems, Backflow Systems, Emergency/Exit Lights, Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Monitoring, plus Inventory Tracking, Capital Replacement, and Budgeting/Forecasting.
TELGIAN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES supplies software for management of CFATS/RCSC compliance requirements. TMT’s cloud-based relational database application, Telgian Compliance Manager, tracks security compliance solutions, provides real-time secure data management, and allows submission/tracking of forms/reports.
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