Members in the news

Manny Ehrlich has been appointed as a member to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB). Mr. Ehrlich has been a member of NFPA's Technical Committee on Hazardous Materials Response Personnel since 1994. The committee is responsible for NFPA 472, 473, 475 and 1072.

John “Jack” W. Poole, III, Principal at Poole Fire Protection located in Olathe, Kansas, was one of the inaugural recipients of the Glenn L. Martin Medal given by the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering. Mr. Poole is a member of several NFPA technical committees including Subterranean Spaces (where he serves as Chair), Airport Facilities, Notification Appliances, Helicopter Facilities, Marinas and Boatyards, Health Care Emergency Management and Security, and Electronic Computer Systems.

Richard Schulte, a former member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Storage of Rubber Tires and the Technical Committee on Records Storage, passed away on May 11. A 1976 graduate of the of the Fire Protection and Safety Engineering program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Schulte had broad experience in a number of positions at various organizations including: Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAH), 1977; Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA), International, 1977-1979; Grinnell Fire Protection Systems Company, 1979-1980; San Jose Fire Department, 1980-1982; Schirmer Engineering Corporation, 1982-1988; Schulte & Associates, 1988-2015. He was the recipient of a Top 25 Newsmakers of 2004 award from Engineering News-Record (ENR) and he received a Special Achievement Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) in 2006.

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