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2012 Higher Education Risk Management Conference - Speakers Biography

Waymon Jackson, P.E.
Fire Protection Engineer
The University of Texas at Austin

Waymon has over 30 years of experience in life safety and fire protection, and is licensed by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers as a fire protection engineer. He has worked in many different areas of the field, and gained valuable experience holding such varied positions as fire alarm contractor, plan reviewer for the city of Fort Worth, and consulting engineer for a fire and life safety engineering firm. 

Prior to joining The University of Texas at Austin, Waymon worked with a number of distinguished firms including Westinghouse, Grinnell Fire Protection Systems, Wormald Fire Systems, Bechtel Savannah River, Carter & Burgess, and Schirmer Engineering. He first joined The University of Texas at Austin as the supervisor of the Fire Safety Systems Shop, and now serves The University of Texas at Austin community by performing plan review and code consulting in his current position as the Assistant Fire Marshal for the Fire Prevention Services office. 

Waymon professional affiliations include: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Principal, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72), Emergency Communications Systems (Chapter 24); Principal, Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), Means of Egress (Chapter 7); Principal, Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), Features of Fire Protection (Chapter 8); ); Principal, Building Construction and Safety Code (NFPA 5000), Means of Egress (Chapter 11); Principal, Building Construction and Safety Code (NFPA 5000), Fire-Resistive Materials and Construction (Chapter 8); Alternate, Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), New and Existing Assembly Occupancies (Chapters 12 and 13); Alternate, Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), New and Existing Hotels and Dormitories (Chapter 28 and 29); ); Alternate, Building Construction and Safety Code (NFPA 5000), Assembly Occupancies (Chapter 16) and Alternate, Building Construction and Safety Code (NFPA 5000), Hotel and Dormitory Occupancies (Chapter 24).