Fellow Member

A Fellow is the highest professional honor of SFPE and bestowed on no more than 10-percent of the Society’s living membership. Fellow is a grade of membership, not a designation

SFPE’s fellows have amassed significant accomplishment and stature in the fire protection engineering community and service to SFPE 


Professional members elevated to the grade of fellow are the best of the best of our profession, having served the Society in good standing for a minimum of ten years. Fellows are the epitome of excellence who embody and unwavering commitment to SFPE’s Code of Ethics and have dedicated their life’s mission to fire protection engineering. The nomination period for SFPE Fellow is open every Spring, and requires a minimum of five nominations / references from current Fellows and/or Professional Members. See specific requirements for Fellow qualifications and nomination in the Fellow Instructions.

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