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Haughton man appointed to state board

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BATON ROUGE – Gov. Bobby Jindal has announced the appointment of a northwest Louisiana man to the Life Safety and Property Protection Advisory Board.

W. Frank Gardner, of Haughton, is the Fire Alarm Project Manager and Special Hazards Manager at Fire Tech Systems Inc. Gardner will be appointed to serve as a nominee submitted to the Governor by the Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association, the Louisiana Fire Sprinkler Association, and the Louisiana Automatic Fire Alarm Association, as required by statute.

The Louisiana Life Safety and Property Protection Advisory Board shall advise the state fire marshal in matters relating to the regulation of the certifying, inspecting, installation, integrating, selling, and servicing of life safety and property protection systems and equipment and to prohibit the use of life safety and property protection systems and equipment which are not properly labeled in accordance with the rules adopted by the state fire marshal in the interest of safeguarding lives and property.

The board shall be composed of thirteen members, including twelve members appointed by the Governor from a list of nominees submitted to the governor by the Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association, the Louisiana Fire Sprinkler Association, and the Louisiana Automatic Fire Alarm Association. Also, one member shall be an employee of the office of the state fire marshal designated by the fire marshal.