December 21, 2020

NRMCA’s Shamim Rashid-Sumar Elected to Board of Directors for the Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Alexandria, VA – December 21, 2020 – The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), recently elected NRMCA Vice President, Fire Codes and Standards, Shamim Rashid-Sumar, PE, FSFPE, to the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. Ms. Rashid-Sumar will begin her term on January 1, 2021.

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) was established in 1950 and is the world’s leading professional society representing those practicing in the field of fire protection and fire safety engineering. The society has over 4,700 members and 100+ chapters, including more than 20 student chapters worldwide. SFPE serves its members and the profession through quality education; the development of the FPE Handbook, engineering standards and guidelines; research; conferences and publications; and outreach and advocacy. It also plays a critical role in supporting the development of the Professional Engineer (PE) licensing exam in fire protection and the grading of those exams under the auspices of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

“I look forward to continue serving on the SFPE board as an ambassador of NRMCA.  The work of the society is critical to our industry and it is important that we continue to participate as a stakeholder in raising the bar for fire safety in the built environment,” said Rashid-Sumar.

Contact: Lionel Lemay, 847-922-7995

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