SFPE bridges the gaps between engineering, fire service, and other industry sectors by advancing the recognition of the profession; increasing the public’s awareness of the profession and the services provided; and guiding the Society and its chapters in reaching out to the public, to allied professionals, to industry members, and to the code enforcement community for the purpose of increasing the stature of fire protection engineering and fire safety engineering.
US Fire Administration
An agency within the United States Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency
The United States Fire Administration (USFA) is dedicated to reducing loss due to fire and related emergencies through leadership, advocacy, coordination and support. The USFA has been a force in the fire protection and emergency service communities since its inception, providing an encompassing view of fire protection in the United States. The USFA consists of several recognized suborganizations, including the National Fire Academy.
The USFA is interested in all realms of fire protection and life safety, with special emphasis on the emergency response. The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) works in concert with the USFA via the Educational and Scientific Foundation , training opportunities and technical activities.