National Fallen Firefighters Foundation welcomes new advisory committee member
EMMITSBURG, Md. — The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Victor, Senior Manager of Industry Relations at Johnson Controls Fire Protection, to the Foundation’s Advisory Committee.
Mr. Victor has over 47 years of technical experience in the fire sprinkler industry. He started his career as a Designer Trainee with “Automatic” Sprinkler Corporation of America (ASCOA), where he moved up through the ranks, eventually becoming the District General Manager in the Washington, DC office. ASCOA was acquired by Grinnell Fire Protection in 1995 where he held several management positions before transitioning to his current position in Industry Relations.
Mr. Victor serves on various industry boards and committees, is a member of the CFSI National Advisory Committee, the AFSA Legislative Committee, and the AFSA Apprenticeship and Education Committee. He is JCI/Grinnell’s representative on the NFSA Board of Directors, is the past chairman of the NFSA Engineering & Standards Committee, and is the current chairman of the NFSA Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Committee. Mr. Victor is also the JCI Regional Coordinator for Codes & Standards in the US, is the immediate past chairman of the Capital Region Fire Sprinkler Association, and is a member of numerous NFPA technical committees including those for NFPA 3, 4, 11, 13, 13D, 13R, 14, 15, 20, 25, 72, 101, 214, 303, 915, and 5000.
Mr. Victor received the NFPA Committee Service Award in 2015 and the NFSA Russell P. Fleming Technical Service Award in 2017.
“The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is extremely pleased to have Terry join the Advisory Committee as his experience will help the mission of the Foundation,” says Troy Markel, NFFF’s Chairman of the Board.
About the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF)
The United States Congress created the NFFF to lead a nationwide effort to remember America's fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the non-profit foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers. The NFFF also works closely with the U.S. Fire Administration to help prevent and reduce line-of- duty deaths and injuries.
For more information on the Foundation and its programs visit www.firehero.org.