SFPE 2013 president named
Joshua Elvove was named president of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) for 2013.
Joshua W. Elvove, PE, CSP, FSFPE takes the office as President of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) for 2013. Elvove is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in 4 states, and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), with more than 32 years of overall fire protection and life safety experience with the federal government and the private sector.
Elvove has served on the Society’s Board of Directors since 2004 and is an SFPE Fellow. SFPE Fellows represent a distinguished group of members who have attained significant stature and accomplishment in engineering. He is a Past President of the SFPE Rocky Mountain Chapter.
Elvove’s federal experience includes serving as the Senior Fire Protection Engineer for the U.S. General Services Administration; managing the Department of Veterans Affairs Western and Rocky Mountain Regional Safety and Fire Protection Programs; and serving as a Fire Protection Engineer for the both the Naval Facilities Engineering Command and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. His private sector experience includes working for Parsons Infrastructure as the Fire Protection Engineer for the Inchon (Korea) International Airport project and serving as a Life Safety Specialist for The Joint Commission, a healthcare accreditation organization.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey