AFAANJ 2019 – 2020 Meeting and Training Calendar

Unless notified otherwise all meetings are held at:

The Hanover Manor
16 Eagle Rock Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936
(973) 992-7425 • (973) 887-2682

The Bar at the Hanover Manor is open at 5:00, the board normally breaks up at 5:30 and the general meeting begins at 6:00. Business is conducted during dinner and our speaker goes up around 7:00 for a one hour presentation. Meetings are generally over at 8:00 unless the Q & A is spirited.

All Meetings are the third Thursday unless noted otherwise. Each membership covers the cost of one dinner, each guest will be billed $40.00

See the Meeting Schedule for 2020-2021 under the Meetings menu for the full list.  We will keep this updated and add meeting content as we have new information. During the winter, we will post notices here if a meeting has to be canceled. Note: Schedule available on home page.

Be sure to get a seat, please RSVP to: Dennis DeCarlo (973) 429 – 4846

On the nights of General Meetings Our Board of Directors meets at the Hanover Manor at 4:00 PM prior to the general meetings, on months when there is no general meeting we meet at 4:30 PM at Frank Minutillo’s office:

Alarm & Comm. Technologies
25 Ross Street
Wharton, NJ 07885-0596

AFAANJ/NJSFPE Symposium Cancelled @ The Hanover Manor
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – May 6 @ 8:00 pm
Symposium postponement 2020 click link for information as to event being cancelled.
The Fire Tetrahedron

Program Sponsors

Calendar of Events @ The Hanover Manor
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

2020 Meeting Schedule

General Dinner Meetings:  Board Meeting 4-5:30pm Cash Bar 5:30-6 pm Meeting/Speaker 6-8 pm

Months without General Meetings the Board Meets at – 4:30pm at the ACT’s Office in Wharton or other locations as noted


April 22, 2020 11th Annual NJSFPE/AFAANJ Symposium and Trade Show

Symposium cancelled, a new date will be announced for the fall Click here for info

May 4-7 2020


AFAA National Meeting and Code ConferenceHilton Pointe Tapatio Phoenix AZ

National Meeting cancelled, watch this site or for news, updates and webinars.  Click to read AFAA statement concerning the National Meeting and COVID-19

Click for a statement by AFAA president Rodger Reiswig concerning cancellation as well as free webinars (virtual meeting) May 5, 2020 1:00 to 4:00

Click for info concerning the cancelled conference and refund information.

May 19, 2020 General Program– TBA
June 1, 2020 NJ-NY Metro SFPE James Goerl Memorial Golf Outing
June 11, 2020 Board Meeting at Survivor Fire & Safety, Cranford
June 15-18, 2020 NFPA Code Conference –Orlando, FL
July/Aug-TBA Board Annual Planning Meeting


NICET Certification

For a video message from our AFAA President, Rodger Reiswig, please visit:

AFAA Virtual Codes Conference

In lite of the COVID19 virus outbreak and an effort to help keep everyone as safe as possible AFAA has decided to cancel this year’s in person annual code conference and business meeting. However, AFAA will hold a 3 hour virtual code conference and business meeting. We have secured several speakers that were committed for the annual conference and they will present remotely. This virtual conference will be held on the first designated day of the previously arranged meeting date of Tuesday May 5, 2020. The time for the virtual meeting will be from 1:00 to 4:00 eastern time.

Since we are in difficult times AFAA will be holding this virtual meeting at no charge to anyone and will allow anyone to join the virtual meeting by registering at Once you log into your account (you don’t have to be a paid member of AFAA to have an account but if you are not a member what better time to join?) once logged into your account you will then be able to register for the virtual meeting. Again, no charge for doing so.

More details on the agenda and a registration link will be sent out in the next few weeks. You will also be able to register at

For more information about this virtual meeting plus a video announcement from our

AFAA President, Rodger Reiswig,

please visit AFAA Virtual Codes Conference