October 25, 2019


Meeting was called to order: _10/25/19 at 1133 hrs

Pledge of Allegiance

  • Introduction to Chiefs/Guests - None

  • Communications and Announcements: - None

  • President Janozik –

    • Planning meeting on 12/13/19

    • Can but 2015 LSC through the office

    • Mike Rons is the board’s nomination for the Treasurer’s position.

    • Are there any nominations from the floor for treasurer - none

    • Are there any nominations from the floor for treasurer – none

    • Are there any nominations from the floor for treasurer – none

    • Election is set

  • Affirmation of Minutes-Previous meeting:  MOT: Craig Studer 2nd Wally Oleniski UVV:  Yes


  • Affirmation of Treasurers report:  MOT:  Craig Studer 2nd:Kevin Wiley UVV:  Yes


Executive Directors Report: (Morris)

  • Bill Schmidt resigned from the board as VP

  • James Brown moved up to VP

  • Jay Atherton Moved up to Secretary

  • Mary Ludemann appointed to Treasurer

  • Election in November

  • Follow and ask for directions on sprinkler trailers prior to using them, recent damage.

  • FSLA 11/4/19 in Evanston, spots open

  • Conference 3/18-20/2020 sign-up is open see flyer on website


Legislative Report: (Toika)- None


Chapter Reports:

  • Strike Force (Mike Schmitt) – Not present


Committee Reports:

  • Codes and Standards: (Craig)

    • Jensen Hughes Academy – 20% off for IFIA members, No CEU’s as of now, working on

    • November 22- did you know

    • Ask an expert on website-good reviews so far

    • Need ideas for training

      • E-mail a committee person

      • Submit on-line on the IFIA website

  • Fire and Life Safety: - None


  • Certification:  Atherton

  • Insp. 1 Class in Palatine 2020

  • Insp.2 Class in Palatine April 2020


  • Social:  – None


  • Public School Advisory: (Joe Welter) - None


Representative Reports:

NFPA (Warren Olsen) - Not present


AFAA (Andrea, Dan Finnegan) - Not present


NW BOCA - Not present


SW BOCA - Not present


ICC- Not Present


VISION 20/20 – No update


NFSA- No Update


NIFSAB (Northern Illinois Sprinkler Advisory- LIA) – No Update


SFPE (Protection Engineers) Ed P. – 11/13 UL seminar and tour of UL


Norther Illinois Fire Inspectors Assoc.– No Update


OLD BUSINESS: No comments




NEXT MEETING DATE/TIME:  November 22, 2019 at 11:00


MEETING ADJOURNED:   MOT: Craig Studer 2nd  B. DeAndrea UVV:  Yes


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