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  • AL: Smoke alarms, sprinklers credited with saving lives …
    5.25.20 – Gadsden Times – A bad situation Saturday morning could have been a tragic one, according to Rainbow City firefighters, when a kitchen fire started in a group …
  • KY: Lexington Burger King closed after fire
    5.26.20 – WDKY – The location experienced a fire in the kitchen. Police said the call originally came out as a burglary alarm, but they noticed the smoke and flames coming from the roof when they arrived around 9:30 p.m. Monday night. All the workers made it out safely.
  • NY: Smoke alarm at Boston Hotel’s Steak & Crab prompts …
    5.29.20 – Lancaster, N.Y. (WIVB) — A smoke alarm went off at Boston Hotel’s Steak & Crab on Friday morning, prompting a response from fire crews. It was quickly …
  • VA: Harrisonburg family escapes potentially deadly carbon …
    5.26.20 – A family of six in Harrisonburg is lucky to be alive after a malfunctioning gas-fire appliance filled a home with potentially deadly carbon monoxide Tuesday morning. At approximately 5:15 a.m., 9-1-1 operators received a call from inside a residence.

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NESA is a federation of state associations established to serve and promote the electronic systems industry at the direction of, and through its affiliated state associations. Seven state associations are part of NESA – Arkansas Security Alarm Association (ASAA), Kansas Electronic Security Association (KESA), Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA),  Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (MDBFAA), Mississippi Security Association (MSA), Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (OKBFAA) and Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (TBFAA).  For more info visit www.nesaus.org.

NESA Board of Directors

  • President – Chris Russell
  • Vice President & – Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Craig Bober
  • Secretary – Kathleen Schraufnagel
  • Treasurer and Arkansas Security Alarm Assn. Director – Rick Howell
  • Past President – Jordon Brown
  • Kansas Electronic Security Alliance Director – Vacant
  • Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Director – Dera DeRoche Jolet
  • Mississippi Security Association Director –  Jack Torrence
  • Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Steven Brekel
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – John Helweg
  • Associate Director – Brian Villari
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Kerri McDonald
  • Executive Director – Brad Shipp
  • Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Alternate – Amy Fuselier
  • Mississippi Security Association Alternate – Shelley Pettit
  • Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate –  Jim Emerick
  • Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Danna Fowble
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate –  Kelly Ryan
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate – Alicia Vela