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Dubay named VP/Chief Engineer of NFPA

December 4th, 2006

James M. Shannon, president and CEO of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), announced today the appointment of Christian Dubay as Vice President, Codes and Standards and Chief Engineer. Dubay will oversee Electrical Engineering, Fire Protection Applications & Chemical Engineering, Public Fire Protection, Building & Life Safety, and Codes & Standards Administration for the worldwide fire prevention organization.

“Christian Dubay has the reputation, the energy, and the commitment to NFPA’s mission necessary to lead the NFPA engineering and technical staff and be Chief Engineer,” said Shannon.

Dubay first came to NFPA in 1995 as an Associate Fire Protection Engineer. He was promoted to Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) in 1997, Senior FPE in 2002 and Principal FPE in 2006. He is a graduate of the Fire Protection Engineering program at the University of Maryland and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Connecticut.

Dubay is a recognized expert in the fire sprinkler field. He is former chair of the American Water Works Associations Fire Protection Committee and is a former Board Member of the International Water Mist Association. Within NFPA he was responsible for the automatic sprinkler technical committees and served as editor of The Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook and The Residential Sprinkler Systems Handbook.

Dubay’s appointment will be effective on January 1, 2007.

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