Fire Smarts Faculty

Russ Leavitt

Russ Leavitt is the Executive Chairman of Telgian Corporation. With over 29 years of experience he holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation. He is a Board Member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and has served on the NFPA 13 correlating committee, NFPA 25 technical committee and the NFPA 5000 (building code) correlating committee. Russ conducts seminars internationally on a variety of fire and life safety related subjects and has authored a number of articles and training materials including the AFSA study guide for NICET certification in Inspections and Testing.