Doug Marian - ASSE International Past President
Doug Marian, ASSE Immediate Past President, has been a member of ASSE since 2007 and ASSE California Chapter president since 2009. Marian currently serves on several national committees, including the Series 7000 Residential Fire Sprinkler Certification Committee, Professional Qualifications Standards Committee and Cross-Connection Proctor Committee, just to list a few.
Marian started his plumbing career in 1979, serving an apprenticeship with Plumbers Local Union 78 in Los Angeles. He has worked as a journeyman, foreman, general foreman and superintendent on many types of projects. In 1987, he started working as a detailer / designer, doing design build projects, design assist and value engineering. Marian is an instructor at the Southern California Pipe Trades Training Center, a graduate of the UA Instructor Training Program and has been teaching apprentices and journeyman for 17 years. Serving as the apprenticeship coordinator for nine years at Plumbers Local Union 78, he also sits on the Board of Trustees for the Piping Industry Progress & Education Trust Fund (P.I.P.E.), is a member of the Schemes Committee for National Inspection Testing Certification (NITC) and has been appointed to the City of Los Angeles Examining Board for Plumbers and Gas Fitters for the last 11 years. Currently, he is working for Plumbers Local 78 as business manager and financial secretary-treasurer.