September TFPA/NFSA Texas Chapter Joint Meeting

  • September 15, 2021
  • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Online Meeting


  • Student ID must be presented at door

Winter Freeze
Lessons Learned from historic Texas freeze

Joint Meeting of TFPA and the NFSA Texas Chapter


Location Details: 
Online meeting

Program: Update from the Winter Freeze - Join a panel of fire protection professionals who were directly impacted and responded to the history winter freeze in Texas in February of 2021. Engineers, AHJs, and Contractors will discuss their experiences and lessons learned from a design, code enforcement, installation, reporting, and repair perspective.



Robert Waxler, P.E., Waxler Fire Protection Engineering

Andre Garabedian, P.E., Garabedian Associates

Authorities Having Jurisdiction

Ben Flick, P.E., City of Austin

Reynaldo Garza, City of San Antonio


Steve Rians, American Fire Protection Group

Steve Konze, Koetter Fire Protection

Subject Matter Expert

Jeff Dunkel, P.E., NFSA

GET YOUR CEUs: TFPA and NFSA Texas Chapter members who participate in this program will receive ICC Preferred Provider and TCFP CEU credits. If you're not currently a member, TFPA membership is only $20/year to receive CEUs and other benefits.

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Business meeting

11:00 - 12:30 a.m. - Presentations

12:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Round Table Discussion

Tuesday, September 14th at 10:00 a.m.