Codes and Public Fire Protection Department

Jeff Hugo

Director of Codes

Jeffrey M. Hugo is the Director of Codes and Public Fire Protection for the National Fire Sprinkler Association. He represents the fire sprinkler industry primarily in the development of building, fire, existing and residential codes through serving on several NFPA technical and ICC committees. Jeff contributes in research, informal interpretations of codes, exam development, training, and regularly contributes building code related articles to publications such as NFSM, Fire Protection Contractor and other industry newsletters. Jeff is editor of the 2009, 2012, and 2015 editions of NFSA’s Fire Sprinkler Guide. Jeff resides in Michigan and he is a Michigan registered Building Official, Building Inspector, and Plan Reviewer since1995. He holds a multitude of certifications by the ICC, including the Certified Building Code Official (CBCO).

Vincent Powers

Inspection, Testing & Maintenance Specialist

Terin Hopkins

Field Service Coordinator

Region: Mid-Atlantic

John Waters

Field Service Coordinator

Mission Statement

“To protect lives and property from fire through the widespread acceptance of the fire sprinkler concept.”

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