NFPA lands at Reno in force

Blog Post created by tomwelle on Mar 19, 2015

If you are headed to the International Association of Fire Chief’s Wildland Urban Interface Conference in Reno, NV this March, you will notice that NFPA has brought a wide ranging contingent to work with our partners in wildland fire safety.

On Tuesday, March 24, at 10:00 a.m. in the Tuscan 5 room, you can come check out “What’s New in the WUI” – Updates from NFPA

Here’s the lineup:

Michele Steinberg, Wildland Fire Operations Division (WFOD) Manager, NFPA, will make introductions and have opening remarks.

Tom Welle, WFOD Senior Project Manager, showcases the divisions Outreach and Advocacy activity as well as updates on the Firewise Program.

Pat Durland, Stone Creek Fire LLC, NFPA Instructor will cover Wildland Fire Mitigation Training and Education through NFPA.

Hylton Haynes, Senior Research Analyst, NFPA Fire Analysis & Research, will be speaking about a wide variety of research updates on WUI issues.

Ryan Depew, Fire Service Specialist, NFPA Public Fire Protection, rounds out the group with Wildland Fire Related Codes and Standards.

So, there you have it.   Come to Reno, come to Tuscany 5, come and learn about what NFPA is up to in the WUI.

See you there!