Theresa (Tess) Espejo has more than 20 years of experience managing the development and maintenance of standards, codes, regulations and legislation. In her 17 years with ULC Standards, she administered the work of various technical committees, including the ULC Technical Committees on Cannabis, Fire Alarm and Life Safety, Security and Burglar Alarm Systems, Tanks and Fittings for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, UL/ULC Joint Technical Committees, and IEC/ISO mirror committees.
From 2006 to 2019, she served as a member of the Standing Committee on Hazardous Materials and Activities, responsible for the National Fire Code of Canada. Late last year, she was appointed by Codes Canada as a voting member of the Standing Committee on Fire Protection for the development of the 2025 codes.
In August, 2019, Tess assumed a new role as Program Manager under ULC Inc.’s Building and Life Safety Technologies.