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  • 08/17/2022 11:32 AM | David DeVinney (Administrator)

    The TVSFPE is pleased to announce that the following individuals earned scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year:

    • Eliazar Garza, Oklahoma State University – Shay Massey Honorary Scholarship
    • Lindsay NewmanUniversity of Maryland - Tom Christman Honorary Scholarship
    • Mark Tulay, Eastern Kentucky University - Tom Christman Honorary Scholarship

    A total of $15,000 in scholarships were awarded for the 2022-2023 academic year. Congratulations to all the students on their hard work!

  • 03/31/2022 2:17 PM | Michael Shehane (Administrator)

    Oklahoma State is hosting a Fire Protection Discovery Summer Camp from June 27-July 1.  It is for high school students grades 9th through 12th.

    The cost is $499, which includes housing, food, and supplies for the projects (see 2022 Fire Protection Camp Flyer.pdf).

    If you would like more information, you can contact Brandy May (Brandy.Mays@okstate.edu) or Wendy Johnson (wendy.s.johnson@okstate.edu).  If you have a student that you would like to register, you can register them here

    hxxps://ceat.okstate.edu/extension/professional-development/courses/stem/fire-protection-discovery.html


  • 03/08/2022 11:44 PM | Jimmy Landmesser, Jr. (Administrator)

    Applications for the 2022-2023 TVSFPE Scholarships are available online here:

    2022-2023 TVSFPE Scholarship

    Applications are due to TVSFPE by April 30, 2022.


  • 09/09/2021 3:26 PM | Michael Shehane (Administrator)

    The Hats Off Award, first awarded in 1981, recognizes Society members who have contributed exemplary service to the Society. 

    Previous local winners include the TVSFPE chapter (1991), Tom Christman (2005), and Scott Rockwell (2020).

    https://www.sfpe.org/about-sfpe/awardshonors/hatsoffrecipients


    The award was presented to Jimmy at the SFPE Annual Conference and Expo in Baltimore, MD.



  • 07/28/2021 10:13 AM | Michael Shehane (Administrator)

    The TVSFPE is pleased to announce that the following individuals are recipients of a 2021 Tom Christman Honorary Scholarship Award:

    • Kelliann Lee, University of Maryland
    • Bryce Bathras, University of Maryland
    • Mark Tulay, graduate of Bearden High School, Eastern Kentucky University
    • Leonardo Vargas,  graduate of Knoxville Catholic High School, Eastern Kentucky University

    A total of $15,000 in scholarships were awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. Congratulations to all the students on their hard work!


  • 03/23/2021 10:49 AM | Jimmy Landmesser, Jr. (Administrator)

    Applications for the 2021-2022 TVSFPE Scholarships are available online here:

    2021-2022 TVSFPE Scholarship

    Applications are due to TVSFPE by May 14, 2021.

  • 02/28/2020 6:45 PM | Joseph Sellers (Administrator)

    On Wednesday February 19, the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (TVSFPE) provided a $7,500 contribution towards a Side-by-Side Fire Sprinkler Demo burn trailer that was provided by the National Fire Sprinkler Association. This contribution will go towards rebuilding and buying supplies for the trailer.

     

    Pictured from left to right:

    Sam Barrack- TVSFPE Past President

    Shay Massey- TVSFPE Treasurer

    Jimmy Landmesser, Jr.- TVSFPE President

    Darryl Kerley- ORFD Chief

    Tom Christman- TVSFPE Member

    Travis Solomon- ORFD Fire Marshal

    Brian Biggs- NFSA Southeast Regional Manager

    Scott Frazer- TVSFPE Vice-President
  • 01/15/2020 1:20 PM | Joseph Sellers (Administrator)

    Applications for the 2020 TVSFPE Scholarships are available online here:

    2020-2021 TVSFPE Scholarship

    Applications are due to TVSFPE by March 31, 2020.

  • 12/02/2019 5:08 PM | Jimmy Landmesser, Jr. (Administrator)

    Thank you to Mr. Tom Christman for his unparalleled generosity to the Chapter.  During the November 2019 meeting, he made a donation of $100,000 to create a new scholarship in honor of Mr. Shay Massey and his recent recognition as a Top 5 Fire Protection Engineer Under 35 in the world by SFPE.  We will be working with Tom and Shay to formalize a name for the scholarship.  As noted previously, Tom is also the 2019 recipient of the John L. Bryant, Mentor-of-the-Year Award.  These awards, our member's continued generosity and dedication to the future of fire protection are proof of the excellence this Chapter represents.

    Thank you all for everything you do to make TVSFPE a success!

  • 10/08/2019 12:12 PM | Joseph Sellers (Administrator)

    Attached is the September 2019 Secretary's Report

    19.9.10 Secretary's Report.pdf

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