Bill Koffel (right) accepts the NFPA Standards Medal from Kerry M. Bell of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., who is Chair of the NFPA Standards Council.
Bill Koffel, founder and president of Koffel Associates, a fire protection and safety engineering design and consulting firm, was honored at NFPA's Conference & Expo in Las Vegas with the NFPA Standards Medal.
Mr. Koffel, an NFPA member since 1979, has participated on 27 different NFPA Technical Committees. He chairs three NFPA Technical Committees, and recently chaired the Correlating Committee for NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® for nine years. Mr. Koffel has also taken on the role as an educator, producing over 60 technical presentations and publications, and taught classes on various NFPA codes including NFPA 101, NFPA 13, and NFPA 25.
The NFPA Standards Medal recognizes outstanding contributions to fire safety, and the development of NFPA codes and standards.