Important Updates to the SFPE Chapter Program
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Connecting with your colleagues in your area yields professional contacts that help you in your job and career. Having someone to reach out to for that answer to a tough question or a resource to solve a problem or provide a lead on a job or employee is priceless. That's why SFPE continues to support and evolve its chapter network.
The SFPE Board is please to share that beginning in 2018, SFPE has expanded its chapter options. In addition to the traditional chapter (now known as the Incorporated Chapter), we are rolling-out a new Networking Chapter in the United States and an Affiliate Chapter outside the United States.
About these options:
- The Networking Chapter is a professional network led by a small team to drive connections and bring local education to your area. This new option make it even easier to start a local group!
- The Affiliate Chapter is an independent group that represents SFPE outside the U.S., operating under an affiliation agreement to collaborate on areas of mutual interest and to represent SFPE members in their country.
- The Incorporated Chapter will continue to operate largely as they have - serving SFPE members and their communities through a variety of networking and educational programs. Our Incorporated Chapters in the U.S. will need to be incorporated and meet any state requirements to continue to be an SFPE Chapter. They will also be able to extend membership to local members.
SFPE is excited to offer additional resources to all its chapters and chapter leaders, including an all-new Chapter Leadership Resource Portal to make volunteering for your Chapter easier. The portal is part of SFPE's new on-line community, SFPE Forum, where all members can access exclusive member benefits, post discussions, and share ideas. Log on today to learn more.
Want to know more about the Chapters in your area? Learn more here. Interested in leading a Chapter or starting a Networking Chapter? Send us an email.
Whether it's through an SFPE established Incorporated Chapter, a Networking Chapter, or a global Affiliate Chapter, SFPE is excited to increase the ways that you can connect with your peers.