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Nashville FIC 2002 - Photo Album


Please find here a few impressions of our Annual Meeting November 6-8, 2002 in the Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN. Click on the images for a larger view.

Jim Park, RectorSeal, chats with FCIA Attendees during his tabletop time Rick Haley (Flame-Tech Firestop) Greg Bendel (Performance Contracting) , Mark Schneider (Albion Engineering) Scott Rankin (Pyro-Stop), Don Sabrsula (FireSafe of Houston) and Denny Matz (3M Fire Protection Products) get ready for a great round of Golf at the 2nd Firestop Industry Golf Tournament Ken Hercenberg (RTKL), Bill McHugh (FCIA), Bo Loeffel and Greg Kaiser (Performance Contracting)
Matt McKenzie, (McKenzie Insulation), Dan Gustafson, (Forsey Construction) and Mel Tabor (Tabor Insulation) really are analyzing the firestop business Rick and Barbara Haley (Flame-Tech Firestop), Brigitte & Stan Freeman (NUCO) and Cindy Alderson (USI - Standard Insulating Co) Jack Morrison, (Life Safety Systems, Inc.) Don Murphy (PPMI Firestopping) and newly elected board member, Roger McKenzie, (McKenzie Insulation, Inc.) Bob Gram, (Arkansas Firestop Specialties, Inc.), and Jim Shriver (Thermafiber, LLC)
Jay McGuire (Fire Stop Technologies) and Randy Bosscawen, (MultiCon Construction, Fire Containment Div Scott Rankin (Pyro-Stop), Bill McHugh (FCIA) and Don Murphy (PPMI Firestopping) Blase Reardon and Bob LeClair (A.F. Underhill) Mark Schneider (Albion Engineering) Don Mardesich (F Rodgers Insulation) Renee Woodruff (F. Rodgers Insulation) and Bob Meister, 3M Fire Protection Products
Denny Matz, (3M Fire Protection Products) and Bob Patton, (FireSafe Systems, Inc.) Houston Jones, (Atlantic Insulation), Richard Keeney, (Firestop International, Inc.) Don Murphy, (PPMI Firestop, Inc.) George Starsmeare, (W.R. Grace & Co.), and Mike Wellons, (Carolina Firestop, Inc.) Bob LeClair (A.F. Underhill) and Jim Park, (RectorSeal)
Paula and Don Sabrsula (FireSafe of Houston) VJ Bella (Fire Marshal of Louisiana) receiving Life Time Achievement Award from Kathy Taraba, FCIA President, (1 Source Firestop) Outgoing Board Members Mel Tabor (Tabor Insulation), Don Murphy (PPMI Firestopping) Aedan Gleeson (Gleeson Powers) with FCIA President Kathy Taraba (1 Source Firestop) Past FCIA president Aedan Gleeson (Gleeson Powers) awards Blase Reardon (A.F. Underhill) the Past Presidents award, as Aedan's last act as a board member and past, past president.
Scott Rankin (Pyro-Stop) and Lonnie Rogers (HILTI, Inc) , as Lonnie receives his "best shot of the day" award for breaking a 150 yard maker in two with a golf ball! Denver Golf Tournament Winner Tom Hottenroth (Firestop Solutions) passing on the "Silver Caulk Gun" award to Scott Rankin (Pyro-Stop) Newly elected board members Tom Hottenroth, (Life Safety Solutions, Inc.) Bob Patton, (FireSafe Systems, Inc.) and Roger McKenzie, (McKenzie Insulation, Inc. ) - Golf Winners, Dana Decker, (3M Fire Protection Products), Jim Park, (RectorSeal, Inc.), Steve Cappello (Penguin Life Safety) Bob LeClair (A.F. Underhill)
Friday Morning break out Seminar Speaker, Chris Little of Carboline, Inc., discusses intumescent fireproofing with FCIA members. Friday Morning break out Seminar Speaker, Jim Shriver (Thermafiber), reviews Perimeter Fire Protection with FCIA members. Ray Usher, SUPERL, Inc., Fridley, MN and Kathy Taraba, 1 Source Firestop, Inc., are really into this conference! Scott Rankin, Pyro-Stop, LLC, Aston, PA, Incoming 2003 FCIA President and New Board Member, Bob Patton, FireSafe Systems, Inc., look ready for 2003!
Scott Sellers & Eric Kihn, FlameSeal Systems, Baltimore, MD & Charbel Tagher, Specified Technologies, Inc., enjoy themselves at a restaurant in Opryland. FCIA's Firestop Industry Conference sessions attracted a large crowd all three days of the conference
Lee Cahow, FireTek, Inc., Shawnee Mission, KS, John Naccarato, E.B. Berger, Inc., Denver, CO and John Goga, W.R. Grace & Co., Red Bank, NJ agree that FCIA is the place to be...
George Yoshida, 3M, Jim Park, RectorSeal and Dana Decker, 3M enjoy some sunshine before teeing off at The Hermitage Golf Course.
Rumor has it, that Bob Meister, 3M, Matt McKenzie, McKenzie Insulation, Acworth, GA, Mel Tabor, Tabor Insulation, Salt Lake City, UT, and Ray Usher, SUPERL, Inc., Fridley MN know how to play golf in the dark!! Ask them about it... Guy Bradley, HILTI, Inc., Steve Cappella, Penguin Life Safety, Rochester, NY Kathy Taraba, 1 Source Firestop, Inc., and Bob LeClair, A.F. Underhill, Inc., Canton, MA get ready to golf in Nashville. FCIA's industry panel listens to V.J. Bella, State Fire Marshal, Louisiana. From left to right, John Butler; State of Geogia, Christopher Spencer, FM Global, Norwood, MA; V.J. Bella at podium; Rich Walke (behind podium) Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook, IL and Ken Hercenberg, RTKL Associates, Baltimore, MD. The program was very well received.