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  • FL: Two adults, child safe after smoke alarm alerts them to house …
    7.9.21 – First Coast News – A family is safe after a fire broke out in their home early Friday morning on Jacksonville’s Southside.
  • GA: 11-year-old alerts siblings, helps save family during …
    7.9.21 – Douglas County, Ga. (CBS46) — An 11-year-old and working smoke alarms helped save several children from a house fire on the morning of July 4. … Investigators learned the fire was initially seen by the 11-year-old who in turn alerted his siblings, and then working fire alarms went off.
  • NC: Person dies after carbon monoxide emergency at Charlotte …
    7.6.21 – Charlotte, N.C. – One person died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning during a fire at an east Charlotte apartment complex Tuesday morning, fire officials said. … Firefighters said a small fire started in the apartment due to unattended cooking. The first was already out when firefighters got to the home.

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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 – Kelly Ryan
  • Associate Director – Brian Villari
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Alberto Hook
  • Executive Director – Brad Shipp
  • 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 –  Vacant
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate –  Kerri McDonald