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Letter from the President
Exams to be Proctored by Translators
New Online CEU Courses
AHJ Complimentary Membership
Call for Submissions
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October 9 - 12, 2013
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Letter from the President

   
The Canadian Chapter of IKECA is growing and going strong. More members have joined IKECA within the last year and we are very close to having an IKECA member in every province across Canada.
  
We are very proud to have a Canadian AHJ on the AHJ Committee for the Association. We would also like to invite other AHJs to get involved and to be part of this important Life Safety Committee. The IKECA logo and the IKECA Certification is also becoming more widely known and accepted among AHJs in northern Ontario and the Western provinces.
  
The Canadian Chapter has recently started Subcommittees and I would like to invite all members to become more involved with these committees. We are looking for assistances in the area of content development, AHJ recruitment and Canadian member recruitment.  Please contact IKECA headquarters to get more involved: information@ikeca.org.
  
If you have any thoughts or wishes from your Canadian Chapter, please don't hesitate to forward them to us and we will be more than happy to follow up with you.
  
Sincerely,
  
Bill Doherty, Canadian Chapter President

Exams to be Proctored by Translators

   

In an effort to meet the needs of our members whose primary language is not English, the Certification Committee has approved exams to be proctored by third-party translators!

 

In coming weeks we will send out details on how to take an exam with a translator, stay tuned!

NEW Online CEU Courses

 

IKECA has developed a new online CEU course through WellNet Solutions, IKECA Quiz Module 1 - NFPA 96 2011! This course is now available for 0.1 CEUs at $35. 

  

In addition, the new  Link2eLearning Web Portal offers other online CEU courses in multiple languages! Take advantage of these new opportunities IKECA has to offer.

AHJ  Complimentary Membership
 

Great news! Based on the direction of the IKECA AHJ Committee, IKECA's Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion granting complimentary memberships to all publicly-funded authorities having jurisdiction, furthering our commitment to fire prevention and life safety by promoting kitchen exhaust cleaning to a higher standard. Spread the word to all your local AHJs!


Call for Articles and Advertisements in IKECA Journal!
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The Editorial Review Board for IKECA's Journal is currently seeking content for the fall  edition of The Journal.  Why should you write for the Journal? 

  • Readers of The IKECA Journal include key industry players including contractors, fire authorities, insurance providers, facility managers and owner/operators;
  • Earn CEU's towards IKECA certification;
  • Share how you are implementing the new IKECA/ANSI C10: Standard for Cleaning of Commercial Exhaust Systems in your market (or write about another topic that interests you);
  • Demonstrate your leadership in and commitment to the industry!

Visit this page to learn more about submissions.  Please direct questions to Sarah Hagy. Submissions are due by March 8, 2013.

 

Don't Forget to Advertise!

Time is still left to advertise!  Take advantage of this affordable opportunity to gain valuable recognition within the industry by advertising in one or both issues of IKECA's 2013 Journals. Discounts are available for placing more than one advertisement for the year!  Learn more here
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