The Society has 73 global chapters and 16 student chapters that work to advance the mission of the Society on a local and regional level.  Many of the SFPE chapters offer leadership opportunities, networking with peers locally or regionally, scholarships to aid in fire protection engineering education in their communities and more. If you are interested in joining a chapter, contact them directly or contact Headquarters for assistance.

Find a Local Chapter

How To Start A Chapter

Chapters are a valued part of the society and advancing our mission a local and regional level. It is where fire protection engineers and other professionals in the profession network, share knowledge and grown an understanding of the profession. As a global society we welcome interested groups of fire protection engineers to gather in new local areas to form chapters. Don't see a chapter in your area, click here on how to start a chapter.

For Chapter Leaders

To access the various materials go the Chapter Leadership Resource Portal, located in the SFPE Forum under the "Groups" tab.

To join the Chapter Leadership Resource Portal click Manage Profile>Groups>Available Groups>Chapter Leaders>Join Group.

Award for Chapter Excellence (ACE)

Each year SFPE recognizes our chapters that demonstrate excellence in contributing to the needs of their members and the Society. A list of past recipients can be viewed here.

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Gordon, SFPE Director of Membership and Chapter Relations and we will help you get one started.

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