||Tuesday, January 8, 2019
||Continental Breakfast 8:15 am – 9:00 am/Meeting 9:00 am
||FDNY Fire Museum
278 Spring Street
New York, NY 10013
||Joint Meeting with the Society of Fire Protection Engineers
||FDNY Fire Prevention
||Gary Urbanowicz, Director
||To reach the Museum by subway, take the “C” or “E” train (8th Avenue Local) to Spring Street. Walk west 1 ½ blocks. Alternately, take the “1” train (IRT) to Houston Street. Walk south along Varick Street for 4 blocks to Spring Street. Walk west ½ block.
There will be a fee of $20 per meeting for non-members to attend FSDA Monthly Meetings. This will be applied toward membership if a person joins the Association within the calendar year. Uniformed and civilian members of the FDNY are always welcomed with no charge.
No Meetings in June, July or August
Feb. : TBD
April 2: Jacob Javits Convention Center
The FSDA held its 31st Symposium on Tuesday, October 30, 2018
See slideshow: FSDA Seminar_2018
Building & Fire Codes Impacting High-Rise Buildings
Welcome: John O’Grady, FSDA President
Award Presentations: Jack Murphy, FSDA Chairman
Opening Remarks: James E. Leonard, Chief of Dept., FDNY
Keynote Speaker: Jerry Tracy, Batt. Chief, FDNY (retired)
Robert Solomon, P.E., NFPA
NFPA Standards Impacting Tall Building Environments
Joseph Jardin, Deputy Asst. Chief, FDNY
Enhancing Fire Protection & Life Safety, NYC High-Rise Landscape
James Johnson, Vancouver Fire Dept. , FF/Rescue-1
Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) High-Rise Construction, Future Apprehensions?
Where: Douglaston Golf Course
This year’s annual golf outing at Douglaston Golf Course WAS A GREAT SUCCESS. For a change, it didn’t rain!
The Executive Board would like to thank all our golfers and sponsors for making this year’s event a success and look forward to seeing you at next year’s outing.
Next Golf Outing May 2019, date TBD, at the Douglaston Golf Course
THANKS TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS
|Breakfast Sponsor – Quality Fire Protection Consultants, Inc.
| Dinner Sponsor- New York Fire Alarm Association
Advanced Egress Solutions, Inc.
Approved Fire Prevention Corp.
Champion Alarm Systems
Croker Fire Drill Corporation
EBIC Preparedness Solutions, LLC
Ed Huberts & Family
Firecom, Inc (2)
Fisher Brothers/ Mike Gimpel
G & H Signal
High rise Fire & Security
Intelli-Tec Security Services
Jack J. Murphy & Associates
Johnson Controls (2)
Lund Fire Products Co. Inc. (2)
Madison Service Corp.
MC Delta Contracting
Mercedes Textiles Limited (2)
Miles Fisher, P.E., Fire & Building Code
Mulligan Security (2)
New York Fire Alarm Association
Pyrosignal & Suppression (3)
Quality Fire Protection Consultants
Rick Froio-Atlas Acon Electric Service (5)
Statewide Fire Corp.
The Durst Organization
The New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation
The Razza Family
Tidwell Code Consulting
Total Fire Protection
Z.S. Engineering , D.P.C.
On Thursday, October 9, 2014 a ceremony was held to dedicate a display case at the New York City Fire Museum to the six Fire Safety Directors and other heroic citizens who perished on 9-11-2001.
Items currently on display at the Fire Museum:
Original copy of Local Law #5/1973 – donated by Zygmunt Stazewski, P.E.
FSDA 10th & 20th Anniversary journa – donated by Jack J. Murphy
Fire Engineering Magazine covers (November 2002 article highlights the actions of the fire safety directors and fire wardens on 9/11/2001) – donated by Pennwell Coproration
WTC Occupant Fire Safety Guide – donated by Larry Byrnes, FDNY BC Bn-1 (retired)
WTC Fire Warden Hat – donated by Nick Gaudiosi, FDNY Capt. Lad 7 (retired)
WTC Fire Warden Flashlight – donated by Thomas Byrnes, WTC DFSD
Family of Philip T. Hayes
DFSD at the WTC
FDNY Engine 217 (retired)
Family of William X. Wren
DFSD at the WTC
FDNY Ladder 166 (retired)
Nick Gaudiosi, VP of Life Safety at Morgan Stanley, accepting on behalf of Rescorla Family
Richard Rescorla, Director of Security, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
Colonel (retired) U.S. Army
Mr. & Mrs. Crowther and members of the Nyack Fire Dept.
Welles R. Crowther, Sandler,O’Neill & Partners 104th floor WTC
“The Red Bandanna”
James Weck, Nyack Fire Chief; Jefferson Crowther & Allison Crowther, parents of Nyack FF Wells Crowther; Jack J. Murphy, FSDA Chairman; Russell Touhey, FSDA President, Nick Gaudiosi, FSDA Past President and 9/11 Committee Chair; and John Sudnik, FDNY Assistant Chief, Manhattan Borough Command.
Click on the links below to see the brochure and presentation for the dedication
Brochure 2-page Oct 9
When: November 8, 2017
The Association held our 30th Annual Symposium on November 8th at the JPMorgan Chase mid-town facility (see attachment). The topic this year was “High-Rise Building Emergency Preparedness All Hazard Threats” with guest speakers from FDNY, NYPD, and London Fire Brigade.
Opening Remarks: James Leonard, FDNY Chief of Department
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Denis Onieal, Deputy Fire Administrator, US Fire Administration
Joseph Pfeifer, Assistant Chief, FDNY Counterterrorism & Emergency Preparedness
Ralph Gonzalez, Detective, NYPD Counterterrorism Division
Graham Ellis, Assistant Commissioner, London Fire Brigade, Operational Resilience/Special Operations Group
Pictures from the 30th Annual Fall Seminar