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June 17, 2019

From the Chief’s Corner: Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear…

Chief Alan Perdue

Posted on June 17, 2019

At a recent event, I was asked to deliver an impromptu speech to the group. I accepted the invitation, but what would I talk about? Then an image came to me of the last thing I remembered after backing into the parking space: the words inscribed on the passenger side mirror: “OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR.”

But what does a car’s side view mirror have to do with public safety in-building systems? Let me explain… It is about optics. How you can lose sight of what’s important if you focus too much on matters that distract you.


IAFC’s Brandon Allen Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition's Government Relations Workgroup

Brandon Wray Allen

Posted on June 17, 2019
Safer Buildings’ Strategic and Lobbying Strength Takes a Big Step

The Safer Buildings Coalition is very pleased to announce that Ms. Brandon Allen, Manager of Government Relations at the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), has agreed to join our Government Relations Workgroup.


2019 Safer Buildings Coalition Board of Directors Election 

2019 Safer Buildings Coalition Board of Directors Election

Posted on June 17, 2019
Call for Board Officer Nominees Opens in June

The 20019 election for the Safer Buildings Coalition Board of Directors is around the corner. As always, we strongly encourage our members to vote in this election -- and to consider putting your name on the 2019 ballot and help the Coalition continue to make a difference. 


Meet Steve Hudson – Safer Buildings Coalition Outreach Manager

Steve Hudson

Posted on June 17, 2019
Safer Buildings Coalition Team Member Profile

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) play crucial roles in enforcing fire codes and are key members of the Safer Buildings community. Safer Buildings Coalition’s Outreach Liaison, Steve Hudson, is responsible for identifying AHJs in communities in which the Coalition hosts an event – such a seminar – and inviting those state and local code officials to participate. 


How to Connect with End Users: The Language of Commercial Real Estate

Rich Berliner

Posted on June 17, 2019
Rich Berliner, CEO & Publisher, Connected Real Estate Magazine Talks with Safer Buildings Coalition’s John Foley

Connected Real Estate Magazine, which is produced and published by 5th Gen Media, is an active member of the Safer Buildings Coalition. SBC Managing Director John Foley caught up with 5th Gen Media Publisher & CEO Rich Berliner prior to the NY State Wireless Association (NYSWA) Wireless Forum where Rich and John will participate in the "Public Safety:  Keeping the Big Apple Protected" panel as, respectively, moderator and panelist.


Impressions From a Successful Connect X in Orlando

Connect X Picture Gallery

Posted on June 13, 2019
Safer Buildings Coalition participated as content partner & exhibitor

The Connect X conference and expo descended on Orlando, Fl, last month, and the Safer Buildings Coalition participated in the event as both exhibitor and content partner. On Tuesday, we put together a very strong program, with participation by thought leaders from across the industry. The presentations and panel discussion inspired engaging discussions and tackled some of the key issues facing the industry.


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