AEI Corporation (Advanced Engineering Investigations) announces, and would like to congratulate, Charles B. (Charlie) Sullivan for being appointed to the National Fire Protection Association’s Committees 17 and 17A (Standards for Dry and Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems). Mr. Sullivan is an expert in the layout/design, installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, repair, and operation of fire suppression systems and their components, and often addresses industry standard of care issues.
Mr. Sullivan is also knowledgeable about fire alarm systems, plumbing systems, backflow prevention devices, and fire extinguishers. He worked in the fire protection industry for 22 years and has spent the last 11 years working in the forensic side of the industry evaluating various issues with fire suppression systems, fire alarm systems, plumbing systems, backflow prevention devices, and fire extinguishers. His responsibilities have ranged from installing fire sprinkler systems to managing groups of field service and installation suppression and alarm technicians. His 30 years of troubleshooting gives him unique expertise in failure analysis of fire suppression, fire alarm, and plumbing systems, as well as the related equipment.
John Schumacher Dennis Shelp Zachary Jason, PE, CFI, CFEI