About Us

The MNAFAA is a statewide association working hand in hand with the National AFAA with sole purpose of providing Life Safety for the State of Minnesota.

MISSION
Improve Fire & Life Safety

The purpose of MNAFAA is to assist in improving Life Safety for Minnesota, educate organizations and individuals in the industry, influence codes and standards, promote the role of fire alarm systems, communicate ideas and solutions, and promote NICET Certification process.

WHAT WE DO
Influence Codes & Standards

The Association is committed to influencing codes and standards at all levels to make buildings safer through the proper application of automatic fire detection and fire alarm systems.

MNAFAA Board Members

(May 2023 – May 2024)

Elections are to occur at the May general membership meeting. Board member terms are two-years in length. Board position terms are one-year in length and are appointed by the board after the May meeting. The President position is limited to four consecutive one-year terms.

TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

Financial oversight, Vision, Mission, Appoints Board members for consideration, Long term goals, Presides board meetings, collaborates meeting agenda's, board attendance.

Specialty: Managing teams to perform fire life safety services.

PRESIDENT
TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

Members Financial Liason, MNAFAA Financial oversight, auditing, & reports

Specialty: Fire Life Safety Estimating

VICE PRESIDENT
TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

Specifying engineer wanted. Looking for architects, engineers, government agency officials

PROGRAM CHAIR
TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

Board member Meeting Minutes, Records, Board meeting schedule, Terms, & Orientation

Fire Life Safety Service Sales Representative

 BOARD SECRETARY
TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

Members Financial Liason, MNAFAA Financial oversight, auditing, & reports

Specialty: Fire Life Safety Estimating

BOARD TREASURER
TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

Liaison Committee/Board, Code Addenda's, Action Items,

Specialty: Fire Life Safety Code Compliance. Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

          DIRECTOR          CODE COMPLIANCE
TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

Liaison Committee/Board, Code Addenda's, Action Items

Specialty: Fire Life Safety Design & Code change requests

          DIRECTOR          CODE INFLUENCE
TERM 2024 - 2026
TERM 2024 - 2026

MNAFAA Brand Development, engage industry audience, increase traffic, increase membership through web presence and social media platforms

Specialty: Programming, Heavy Industrial, Clean Agent Fire Suppression, Fire Life Safety Alarm & Detection

Director of Web Presence

Based out  of  Minnesota. National chapter established in 1953.

PLUS CODES INFLUENCED
CHAPTERS NATIONALLY
PLUS MEMBERS STRONG
PLUS STANDARDS RAISED

I have always appreciated the leadership and professionalism displayed by the MNAFAA.  I can always count on their trainings to be educational and I always leave learning something new.

John Swanson
Deputy State Fire Marshal- School Inspector/Plans Examiner
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