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Balanced Approach to Fire Protection

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December 14, 2021
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Shamim Rashid-Sumar PE, FSFPE 

Shamim Rashid-Sumar PE, FSFPE

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

  • Vice President, Fire Codes and Standards at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
  • Works with national model building codes and international standards organizations to advocate for noncombustible and resilient construction
  • Provides technical support regarding codes, standards, regulations, and legislation at the national, state, and local level
  • In her nearly two decades of experience in building and fire code consulting and performance-based design, she has worked on a multitude of projects, including government facilities, hospitals, medical centers, airport terminals, museums, high-rise buildings, hotels, malls, and other special use facilities
  • Member of the ASTM E05 Fire Standards Technical Committee; associate member of ACI 216 Committee on Fire Resistance and Fire Protection of Structures and ACI 560 Committee on Design and Construction with Insulating Concrete Forms; and a principal member of several NFPA technical committees, including technical committees on building construction, fire protection features, residential occupancies, fire tests, and structures, construction & materials; former member of the UAE Code Committee as well as an NFPA 101 international instructor
  • Registered professional fire protection engineer in Delaware; holds previous registrations as a House of Expertise Engineer in the Emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
  • A strong believer in maintaining fire safety in the built environment, she was active in the Middle East and India for 12 years as an industry expert, speaking on technical topics such as façade risk assessments, fire alarm system fundamentals and nuisance alarms, recent updates to the UAE and Saudi Building Codes and delivery of code-compliant projects
  • Appointed a Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), 2019; as a current member of the SFPE International Board of Directors, she brings her global perspective to the SFPE’s governance committee and overall growth of the Society; she is also a member of the SFPE Foundation’s Board of Governors
  • B.S. degree in fire protection engineering and a minor citation in French language and cultures, University of Maryland College Park


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