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Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s Peg Paul named Advocate of the Year

By Fred Durso, Jr. Spend a few minutes talking home fire sprinklers with MargaretPegPaul, and you’ll immediately notice an innate passion that extends beyond her simply doing a job. She’s an educational tour de force, literally bringing the sprinkler conversation home via free resources by the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition that she’s helped create and promote. Her efforts haven’t gone unrecognized. Sprinkler Age, the magazine of the American Fire Sprinkler Association, has named her this year’s Advocate of the Year for her years of promoting not only sprinklers, but burn prevention tactics. First collaborating with NFPA in the early ’90s, Paul has

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

Michael S. Williams

Michael S. Williams

Williams a fondé l'Institut de formation des services d'incendie en 1995 pour trouver des solutions aux défis auxquels est confronté le service de pompiers volontaires. Il a été un membre actif de California State Association des pompiers (CSF) depuis 1994, ayant servi aux bénévoles et comités de relations publiques, et en tant que directeur adjoint de la division sud. Il est membre de plusieurs organisations locales, y compris le comté de Santa Barbara incendie Conseil Safe, les agents de formation trois comtés Association, Santa Barbara Chapter of CAER and is a founding member of the Santa Barbara PIO group Emergency Public Information Communicators (EPIC). He has been the author of many articles and a columnist for a local newspaper on public safety matters. He is also the co-host of Community Alert on KZSB AM-1290 in Santa Barbara. Williams has been a member of the California State Board of Fire Services since 2008. Prior to becoming involved in the volunteer fire service, Williams was a California police officer for 12 ½ years and a POST certified Field Training Officer. He is a licensed private investigator and security consultant specializing in self-insured, government and insurance defense assignments.


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