Membership and Chapter Relations (CMC)

The CMC Standing Committee

Bill Koffel, Committee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Standing Committee on Members and Chapters is responsible for the recruitment and retention of members as well as recognizing member achievements. Committee members receive recommendations of fire protection engineers or related professionals to consider recognition for their stature or significant, noteworthy accomplishments. The committee fosters communication among chapters, HQ and the Board of Directors. The Committee is also responsible for helping in the formation of new chapters, creating stronger ties between the chapter and SFPE and identifying opportunities for the chapters to help in disseminating SFPE news and information that is relevant to their constituencies.

Committee Members:

Clay Aler Paul Anslow Oluwasegun Badmus Raymond Bizal  Charlie Carriker 
Tom Christman William Clay Matthew Daelhousen Samuel Dannaway  Matthew Drewello 
Derek Duval Douglas Fisher Thomas Forsythe Dave Frable  Deborah Freeland 
Robert Gagnon Thomas Gray Robert Hanson Timothy Hawthorne  Stephen Hill 
Dalower Hossain Dale Jenkins Gerald Johnson Joseph Johnson  George Laverick 
James Luger Tony Militello Jeri Morey Mohamad Nizam   Kelly Opert
Orlando Pernites Wilfreda Romas Shamim Rashid-Sumar  Richard Reitberger Saif Ahmed Siddiqui 
Steve Sheldon Sarge Slicer John Stofa Christine Swanson  Jared Thibodaux 
Tracy Vecchiarelli Thomas Wright      

 

Subcommittees

Awards

Samuel S. Dannaway, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Awards subcommittee reviews the nominations and makes selection of awards for final approval by the Board of Directors.

Committee Members:

Raymond Bizal Tom Christman Thomas Forsythe Stephen Hill Bill Koffel

Chapter Relations

Timothy A. Hawthorne, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

This subcommittee is responsible for looking at ways to strengthen and better align the Society’s mission with the work of the chapters. In 2016, this subcommittee will be working to advance the work that was done at the annual conference in Philadelphia and to create and finalize a strategic plan for HQ and the chapters.

Committee Members:

Paul Anslow Charlie Carriker  William Clay  Derek Duval  Doug Fisher 
Deborah Freeland  Robert Gagnon Tim Hawthorne Bill Koffel  James Lugar 
Jeri Mori  Kelly Opert Shamim Rashid-Sumar Steve Sheldon Christine Swanson 
Tracy Vecchiarelli


 

Membership Growth and Advocacy

Robert M. Gagnon, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The subcommittee is responsible for looking at ways to recruit new Society members through campaigns and marketing. This subcommittee also is responsible for reviewing member services to ensure the Society has a strong value proposition to ensure retention of members.

Committee Members:

Derek Duval Robert Hanson Timothy Hawthorne Bill Koffel Mohanad Nizam  
Kelly Opert John Stofa Christine Swanson    

Qualifications

Sarge Slicer, Subcommittee Chair
Julie Gordon, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The subcommittee evaluates applications for Professional Member against the membership criteria in the Constitution and Bylaws. The subcommittee evaluates nominations for the grade of Fellow and makes selections for final approval by the Board of Directors.

Committee Members:

Clay Aler Matt Daelhousen Matthew Drewello Dave Frable Deborah Freeland 
Thomas Gray George Laverick Anthony Militello Richard Reitberger  Steven Sheldon
Thomas Wright      

 

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