DALLAS – The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to announce that Linda Biernacki, founder and president of Fire Tech Systems, Inc. in Shreveport, has been elected Second Vice Chair of its 2019-2020 Board of Directors.
The election of officers took place during the Oct. 1, 2019 meeting of the Board at AFSA38: Convention, Exhibition, & Apprentice Competition in San Diego, California.
AFSA’s Board consists of seven Regional Directors (one for each of the seven membership regions), At- Large Directors, and the Immediate Past Chairman. Each year, one-third of the Board is elected to a three-year term, providing continuity in the association’s governing body.
Biernacki has served as an At-Large Director on the AFSA Board since 2007. She has over 29 years of experience in all phases of business. Biernacki serves on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee for NFPA 232 Code for Record Protection; is president of the Louisiana Fire Sprinkler Association; and is a member of the NICET Board (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) since 2018.
AFSA’s Board of Directors is committed to the continuance of the merit shop philosophy, the promotion of property and life safety through the use of automatic fire protection, and the continued development of training for fire sprinkler fitters, layout technicians, inspectors and management. Visit www.firesprinkler.org/afsaboard.