||Due to concerns about Coronavirus, the FSDA has decided to cancel in-person meetings. Until further notice, all meetings with be conference calls. Details will be forwarded as they become available.
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
April 6: TBA
May 6: TBA
Where: Douglaston Golf Course
This year’s Golf Outing to be held on May 18, 2020 at the Douglaston Golf Course. Due to Covid-19 Pause the outing was cancelled. Details concerning the 2021 outing will be posted as they become available.
Last 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 last year’s event a success and look forward to seeing you at this year’s outing.
THANKS TO OUR 2019 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.
The FSDA will hold its 32nd Annual Symposium on October 29, 2019.
Host: JPMorgan Chase – 4 Chase Metro Tech Center (near Fire HQ)
8:00 am – Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Agenda
Transportation: Subway A, C, F, R to Jay Street
High-Rise Building Emergency Incidents
Welcome: John O’Grady, FLSDA President
Award Presentations: Jack J. Murphy, FLSDA Chairman
Opening Remarks: TBD
Peter Van Dorpe, Chicago District Chief (Ret.)
Chicago Cooke County Administration Office Building Fire
Six Civilians Perish
Michael Gala, FDNY Deputy Assistant Chief
High Rise Office Building Helicopter Incident
City Incident Command System Implementation & Control
Joseph Carlsen, FDNY 3rd Division Deputy Chief
Interaction with Fire/Life Safety Director
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