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Russ Leavitt – Professional Organizations

National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET)

  • Member since 1984, holding Senior Engineering Technician Status (Level IV) since 1992

National Fire Protection Association, NFPA, Member since 1990

  • Principal – NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems Correlating Committee
  • Principal – NFPA 25 Standard for Inspections, Testing and Maintenance of Water based Suppression Systems
  • Principal – NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code® Correlating Committee
  • Past Alternate – NFPA 13 Design Discharge technical sub-committee
  • Past Principal – NFPA 16 Standard for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems
  • Past Principal – NFPA 230 Standards for Fire Protection of Storage

American Fire Sprinkler Association, AFSA, Member since 1986 serving in the following capacities:

  • AFSA California State Joint Apprenticeship Committee Board of Directors 1988-1991
  • Southern California Chapter Secretary and Treasurer
  • Served on other various committees for program and instruction


National Fire Sprinkler Association, NFSA, Member since 1996

San Diego Fire Protection Association, SDFPA, Member since 1986 serving in the following capacities:

  • Chapter President 1992-1993
  • Chapter Vice President 1988-1992


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