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Contractors Council

There shall be a Contractors Council composed of up to twelve (12) Council members elected from twelve (12) geographic areas designated by the Board of Directors.  A Sprinkler Contractor National in Scope member shall appoint an individual to serve as a Council member on the Contractors Council. There shall also be a "Director At Large" elected to the Contractors Council by Association sprinkler contractor members from throughout the country.



James Lewis
American Fire Sprinkler Corporation - Corporate
Chief Executive Officer
Shawnee, KS
6750 W 47th Ter, Shawnee, KS 66203-1392
Peter J. Hulin
Superior Automatic Sprinkler Company
Vice Chair
Fremont, CA
4378 Enterprise St, Fremont, CA 94538-6305
Michael Joanis
National Fire Sprinkler Association
Staff Liaison
Chief Engineer
Linthicum Heights, MD
514 Progress Dr Ste A, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090-2214
Lance Gunnells
National Fire Sprinkler Association
General Counsel
Director of Labor Relations and Associate Counsel
Linthicum Heights, MD
514 Progress Dr Ste A, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090-2214
Kyle Howell
Kimble and Company
Area 10 Representative
Chief Executive Officer
Huntington Beach, CA
15182 Bolsa Chica St Ste A, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1006
Andy McCleery
VFP Fire Systems - Corporate
Area 6 Representative
President and CEO
Saint Paul, MN
301 York Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130-4039
Conor Kauffman
Kauffman Company
Area 8 Representative
Houston, TX
13225 FM 529 Rd, Houston, TX 77041-2598
Robert Vincent
Shambaugh & Son - Corporate
National in Scope Representative
Chief Operating Office
Fort Wayne, IN
7614 Opportunity Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46825-3363
Dan Ryan
Ryan Fire Protection, Inc. - Corporate
At Large Representative
Noblesville, IN
9740 E 148th St, Noblesville, IN 46060-4252
Steve Ulmer
APi Group, Inc.
Senior Vice President of Safety Services
Amherst, NY
1 Commerce Dr, Amherst, NY 14228-2310
Zarko Ognjenovic
Milton J. Wood Fire Protection - Corporate
Jacksonville, FL
3805 Faye Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32226-2394
Ken Brinkley
Music City Fire Sprinkler
VP Sales/ Principal
Hendersonville, TN
238 Molly Walton Dr, Hendersonville, TN 37075-2154
Jon Ackley
Dalmatian Fire - Corporate
Indianapolis, IN
5670 W 73rd St, Indianapolis, IN 46278-1738
Nancy Hammond
Reliance Fire Protection, Inc. (WA)
Preston, WA
PO Box 428, Preston, WA 98050-0428
John DeLuca
SRI Fire Sprinkler LLC - Corporate
President and CEO
Albany, NY
1060 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205-3533
David S. Oliver
Oliver Fire Protection & Security
King Of Prussia, PA
501 Feheley Dr, King Of Prussia, PA 19406-2611