The NFSA engineering staff is unmatched in personnel and ability in its services to the fire sprinkler industry with Two Professional Engineers currently on staff and a fourth at the Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) stage of the Professional Engineer licensing process: Kenneth E. Isman, P.E. Vice President of Engineering, Victoria B. Valentine, P.E. Director of Product Standards and Karl Wiegand, E.I.T., Manager of Installation Standards. The NFSA is internationally known and widely recognized as the preeminent spokesperson on technical issues for the sprinkler industry. The department coordinates the NFSA representation on the committees that write the standards and codes that affect the fire sprinkler industry. The members of the department assist the NFSA members in the application of these codes to specific situations and provide training and education to keep everyone in the industry familiar with the most recent changes to these codes and standards.