Continuing Professional Development Standing Committee

Committee Chair: Mark Fessenden
Committee Vice-Chair: Jimmy Landmesser
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

The Standing Committee on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is charged with developing and maintaining a strategic continuing education plan for the Society; providing guidance on topics and content for workshops, symposia, and conferences that meet the body of knowledge transfer and continuing education needs of members worldwide; and providing guidance on the use of relevant education from other allied organizations.

Committee members are appointed by the SFPE Board of Directors for a three-year term. Members can request to be appointed for additional terms. Requests are reviewed by the Chair and the staff liaison and decisions are made by the Board of Directors on a rolling basis. To join a standing committee or subcommittee, you must be logged in to your member profile. Click here and navigate to "Committee Request" under "Forms." 

Subcommittees

Course Content Development (CCD)

Subcommittee Chair: Warren Bonisch
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

This subcommittee identifies the educational course content that needs to be developed and provides oversight over its development. This subcommittee also ensures that the Society's courses are in alignment with our standards and engineering guidelines as well as our board-approved core competencies. It also provides oversight so that the content is developed in accordance with board-approved policies and procedures.

**Ethics

Subcommittee Chair: Carl Baldassara
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

**PE Exam Review

Subcommittee Chair: Stephen Dale
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

The subcommittee for the PE Exam Review is comprised of members with an interest, experience, or expertise in developing or delivering content for fire protection engineering or other related credentialing examinations. The subcommittee is responsible for developing, promoting, and delivering tools to prepare candidates for the U.S. engineering licensure examination and other credentialing examinations. Subcommittee members cannot be involved in PE exam development activities.

**Peer Review

Subcommittee Chair: 
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

**Performance-Based Design

Subcommittee Chair: 
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

**Risk

Subcommittee Chair: 
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

**Structural FPE

Subcommittee Chair: 
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi

**Tall Buildings

Subcommittee Chair: 
Staff Liaison: Louis Guerrazzi