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Standing Committees

The work of the Society is largely done by the following six standing committees and their respective subcommittees.

Each committee is led by a committee chair, or co-chairs, and has a staff liaison assigned to it. To join a standing committee, or subcommittee, fill out and submit this volunteer application. The Board of Directors will review applications and make appointments on a rolling basis.

Approved committee members can access their committee's group pages through the member only section of the SFPE website.To access, click “Sign In” on the top right of the site and select “Manage Profile.” This will take you to the SFPE FORUM where you should select "Groups" from the top navigation bar. You will then see a list of the groups you are a member of and can select one to access.

On January 9, 2019 the SFPE Committee Operations Manual was adopted.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Subcommittees
  • Course Content and Delivery
    • Content Development Teams (CDTs)
  • Conferences, Workshops, and Symposia
  • Emerging Professionals of SFPE (EPS)
  • PE Exam Review Preparation

Membership and Chapter Relations (CMC)

Subcommittees
  • Awards
  • Chapter Relations
  • Membership Growth and Engagement
  • Qualifications

Outreach and Advocacy (COA)

Subcommittees
  • Fire Service
  • Public Policy
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Student Outreach

Special Interest Groups

  • Women in Engineering
Task Groups
  • FPE Column - Plumbing Engineer

Professional Qualifications (CPQ)

Subcommittees
  • Higher Education
  • PE Exam Development
  • Professional Competency and Credentialing
  • Professional Ethics and Standard of Conduct

Task Groups

  • FPE Compensation Survey

Research, Tools & Methods (RTM)

Subcommittees
  • Codes and Standards Liaison
  • Handbook Development
  • Research and Innovation
  • Standards and Guidelines Development
    • Standards Committee on Performance-Based Design
    • Standards Committee on Calculating Fire Exposure to Structures
    • Standards Committee on Design Fire Scenarios
    • Task Group on Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings 
    • Task Group on Peer Review
    • Task Group on Human Behavior in Fires
  • Standards Oversight

Nominations Committee

Corporate 100 Visionaries

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