AFAANJ 2018 – 2019 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 calendar below to access meeting information, 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.

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

AFAA Annual Meeting and Codes Conference
May 13 – May 17 all-day

AFAA National Meeting and Code Conference – Hilton Orlando.

General Meeting @ Hanover Manor
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Director Mikutsky will be speaking at our meeting.

Richard Mikutsky who was appointed Director / State Fire Marshall of the Division of Fire Safety by Governor Philip Murphy in April, 2018. The Division of Fire Safety is the state’s central fire service agency responsible for the development and enforcement of the State Uniform Fire Code, as well as for implementing public education and firefighter training programs. As State Fire Marshal, Mikutsky will be the lead state official in charge of ensuring people comply with fire codes, investigating fire-related accidents and crimes, and directing fire prevention efforts.

Prior to joining the Division of Fire Safety, Mikutsky served as a career fire captain for the Morristown Fire Bureau in Morristown, NJ, where he worked for more than 32 years until his retirement in February 2018. He also was the Executive Vice President of the New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, which is the statewide union representing approximately 5,000 career firefighters, EMTs, and dispatchers. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman of the N.J Police and Firemen’s Retirement System Board of Trustees.

Since first becoming a firefighter in 1980, Mikutsky has received training and more than 70 certifications in all aspects of the fire service. Rich continues to serve as a volunteer firefighter for the Liberty Corner Fire Company in Bernards Township, NJ where he lives with his wife Nancy and daughters Laura and Megan

Program Sponsor

Jun 16 – Jun 20 all-day

NFPA Annual Code Conference – San Antonio TX

The theme for the 2019 Conference & Expo is the Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem

NICET Certification