The Board of Directors of NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) has appointed Michael Newman, P.E., of Cranford, NJ, to a three-year term to the Association's Standards Council. His appointment was effective Jan. 1, 2004.
A mechanical engineer, Newman manages the fire protection and property loss prevention programs in the risk management department of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ. He is chair of NFPA's Industrial Section and is a member of the NFPA 5000(TM), Building Construction and Safety Code(TM) Technical Correlating Committee.
Newman replaces R. Ian Stronach of Montreal, whose term expired in Dec. 2003.