2018 June Chapter Meeting @ Phoenix Fire Department HQ
Jun 1 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

Overview & discussion of FM Global’s “Ignitable Liquid Drainage Floor Assembly 6090” standard by Tristan Mackintosh from Safespill Systems.


SFPE Presentation Bio and Agenda-TM

2018 September Chapter Meeting @ Phoenix Fire Department HQ
Sep 28 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

Presented by Gregg Vlahakis (Business Development, The Viking Corporation)


TOPIC: New foam system requirements for DOD (Navy, Airforce and Army Core of Engineers)  Current focus on Low expansion foam conversion from C8 to C6



Gregg Vlahakis is a National Technical Representative for the Viking Corporation.

Gregg has been involved in the fire sprinkler industry for the past 36 years. After spending the first part of his career on the contracting side of the fire sprinkler industry, Gregg joined The Viking Corporation.

Gregg has represented the Viking Corporation for the past 28 years serving as a Territory Manager and a National Technical Representative. Gregg’s responsibilities include educating both contractors and engineers in the Western United States on current Building and NFPA codes, fire sprinkler heads and devices and their application. As the National Technical Representative/Business Development for Viking the past 17 years, Gregg has been responsible for the training and educating of  MEP firms, architects, consulting engineers, Fortune 500 company engineers, fire sprinkler contractors and fire protection authorities throughout the Western region of the United States and Canada. Gregg has conducted training seminars for various fire sprinkler associations and has served as Co-Chairman of the Southern California Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association. Gregg sits on the NFPA 140 Committee and is a Professional Member on the National level of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. Gregg has served for the past 10 + years on the SFPE Southern California board in several positions including 1st VP Membership. Gregg is currently serving on the board for the SFPE Southern California chapter and SFPE Southern Nevada Chapter as a member at large.

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2018 January Chapter Meeting @ Phoenix Fire Department HQ
Jan 25 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

Our own Scott Grainger will be presenting on the RMS Queen Mary located in Long Beach, CA.

Ship or High-Rise or Building?

Does it matter?

What do you do with it for Fire Life Safety systems after 84 years?

Fire suppression Detection & Alarm, Fire Pumps, Exiting.



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