Issue 9 and Volume 140.

NAMES IN THE NEWS DEPARTMENTS The International Association of Fire Chiefs elected and installed new officers during the lAFC’s annual convention in St. Louis during July. Warren Isman, chief of the Fairfax County (Va.) Fire and Rescue Department, replaces Robert Ely as president. Ron Coleman, chief of the Fullerton (Calif.) Fire Department, becomes first vice president, and Jim Estepp, chief of the Prince George’s County (Md.) Fire Department becomes second vice president. Harry Shaw, director of Operation Life Safety, was presented the Samuel Quentzel Distinguished Service Award at the New York Fire Sprinkler Contractor’s Association 14th annual awards ceremony in June. The award was for outstanding performance in the development and promotion of fire protection sprinkler technology. Shaw, a resident of Montgomery County, Md., played a major role in persuading Montgomery County and other communities throughout the United States to adopt residential fire sprinkler legislation. Shaw managed and directed the…

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