We are working hard to bring you leaders in the SFPE and Fire Protection Industry who will bring their expertise to the programs and our membership.  If you have any suggestions for future programs, please forward them to Scott Nesvold or Warren Anderson.  
Information regarding the next chapter meeting can be found by clicking on the events listed below.  If possible, please sign up for the meeting in advance by following the "Register" link for the meeting.  Cash or check will also be accepted at the meeting.
See Meeting Location and Schedule page for meeting location and schedule.

We hope to see you at one or more of our programs this year!

Upcoming events

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Rose Vine Hall

     Combustible Dust Hazards 



    Presenters: Christopher D. Headen, Cargill

    Craig Froehling, Cargill 



    Case studies and lessons learned concerning fire protection mitigation strategies and applications, best practices and updates on industry consensus standards (NFPA).


    Christopher D. Headen - Christopher has over 15 years of manufacturing/operations experience functioning as an operations leader, process engineer, project engineer, plant performance engineer, manufacturing technology leader and business unit safety manager. His experience has included process safety, paper/hydro entangling, corn wet milling, distillation, fractionation, adsorption separation, ultra-filtration, specialty chemicals, fiber optics and more. He has a Bachelor's of Science in Chemical Engineers from North Carolina A&T State University and an Executive Master's of Business Administration from JWMI. He also is a Certified Process Safety Professional (CCPSC). Christopher is currently the Worldwide Process Safety Manager for Cargill. 

    Craig Froehling - Craig has 30 years of experience with Cargill. His early career involved roles as a Project Engineer and Department Supervisor for Maintenance and Packaging in the Dry Milling Industry. He spent the middle of his career as a Plant Manager in the Flour Milling Industry. For the last 10 years, Craig has been in central leading roles for Engineering/Design, Projects, Reliability, Sourcing and Best Practices Development. He Bachelor's of Science in Agricultural Engineering from North Dakota State University and serves on NFPA 61 and the NFPA Correlating Committee on Combustible Dusts. Craig is currently the Manufacturing Technology Lead for the Global Grain and Port Facilities in Cargill.

    Please plan to attend this important informational event.  We encourage you to pass this invitation on to co-workers, professional acquaintances, friends, and others that would be interested in this program and our MN SFPE chapter.


    Membership is not mandatory for this program, but always encouraged.  See you there!



    Social hour - 4:30 p.m.

    Dinner - 5:30 p.m.

    Meeting - 6:15 p.m.

    Presentation - 6:30 p.m.


    Rose Vine Hall

    2801 Snelling Ave.

    Roseville, MN 55113


    Meeting, Program, and Dinner Costs

    $20.00 (Members of MN SFPE)

    $25.00 (Non-members of MN SFPE)


    Reservations must be made before 4:00 pm Monday, September 24th, 2018. 

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