Congratulations to Chris Johnson our 2017-2018 Chairman of the Board.

Chris Johnson is the President and CEO of Piper Fire Protection. Chris is a NICET certified fire protection engineer who has attained Level III certification in Fire Sprinkler Design, and is waiting certification as Level II in both Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Engineering. Chris holds a State of Florida Class 1 Fire Protection Contractor’s License and has acquired a Fire Equipment Dealer’s License for fire extinguishers and pre-engineered systems. Presently, Chris acts as project manager for Piper Fire Protection’s larger installation, service, and inspection projects. Chris is a High Piled Storage specialist as well as our Anechoic Chamber specialist. Chris serves on the Board of Director’s for the Florida Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association as well as the Chairman of the Education Committee for that branch. Chris also serves on the Executive Committee of the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, two church Board’s, and is actively serving our local youth as a Youth Group Leader at his church as well as serving as a Commissioner for Youth Soccer in Pinellas County as well as a mentoring young referees as an Area Referee Assignor.

Thank you to our recent past chairs who have sacrificed their time in service to our industry:  Bart Trueblood, Immediate Past Chair 2015-2016 and Bobby DiModica 2011-2014