Membership and Chapter Relations (CMC)

The CMC Standing Committee

Bill Koffel, Committee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Standing Committee on Members and Chapters is responsible for the recruitment and retention of members as well as recognizing member achievements. Committee members receive recommendations of fire protection engineers or related professionals to consider recognition for their stature or significant, noteworthy accomplishments. The committee fosters communication among chapters, HQ and the Board of Directors. The Committee is also responsible for helping in the formation of new chapters, creating stronger ties between the chapter and SFPE and identifying opportunities for the chapters to help in disseminating SFPE news and information that is relevant to their constituencies.

Committee Members:

Clay Aler Paul Anslow Oluwasegun Badmus Raymond Bizal
Charlie Carriker
Tom Christman
William Clay
Matthew Daelhousen
Samuel Dannaway
Matthew Drewello
Derek Duval
Douglas Fisher
Thomas Forsythe
Dave Frable
Deborah Freeland
Robert Gagnon
Thomas Gray
Robert Hanson
Timothy Hawthorne
Stephen Hill
Dalower Hossain
Gerald Johnson
Joseph Johnson
George Laverick
James Lugar
Tony Militello
 Jeri Morey Mohamad Nizam
Kelly Opert
Orlando Pernites
Wilfreda Ramos
Shamim Rashid-Sumar 
Richard Reitberger
Steve Sheldon
Sarge Slicer
John Stofa
Christine Swanson
Tracy Vecchiarelli
Thomas Wright  

Subcommittees

Awards

Samuel S. Dannaway, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Awards subcommittee reviews the nominations and makes selection of awards for final approval by the Board of Directors.

Committee Members:

 Raymond Bizal   Tom Christman    Thomas Forsythe    Stephen Hill    
 Bill Koffel      

Chapter Relations

Timothy A. Hawthorne, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

This subcommittee is responsible for looking at ways to strengthen and better align the Society’s mission with the work of the chapters. In 2016, this subcommittee will be working to advance the work that was done at the annual conference in Philadelphia and to create and finalize a strategic plan for HQ and the chapters.

Committee Members:

 Paul Anslow  Charlie Carriker   William Clay   Derek Duval 
 Doug Fisher  Deborah Freeland   Robert Gagnon  Tim Hawthorne
 Bill Koffel  James Lugar   Jeri Mori   Kelly Opert
 Shamim Rashid-Sumar   Steve Sheldon  Christine Swanson   Tracy Vecchiarelli

Membership Growth and Advocacy

Robert M. Gagnon, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The subcommittee is responsible for looking at ways to recruit new Society members through campaigns and marketing. This subcommittee also is responsible for reviewing member services to ensure the Society has a strong value proposition to ensure retention of members.

Committee Members:

 Derek Duval  Robert Hanson   Timothy Hawthorne   Bill Koffel   
 Mohanad Nizam   Kelly Opert   John Stofa  Christine Swanson 

Qualifications

Sarge Slicer, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The subcommittee evaluates applications for Professional Member against the membership criteria in the Constitution and Bylaws. The subcommittee evaluates nominations for the grade of Fellow and makes selections for final approval by the Board of Directors.

Committee Members:

 Clay Aler    Matt Daelhousen  Matthew Drewello    Dave Frable 
 Deborah Freeland  Thomas Gray   George Laverick   Anthony Militello
 Richard Reitberger  Steven Sheldon  Thomas Wright   

 

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