The Society and its members abide by the following documents.
Constitution & Bylaws
The Constitution & Bylaws outline the Society’s structure at the highest level. It may only be amended with approval by the membership.
The Standing Rules mirror the structure of the SFPE Constitution & Bylaws, providing more detail. Standing Rules may be amended by the Board of Directors.
Policies and Procedures
SFPE's Policies and Procedures provide the most detail about the Society’s structure and operations. They may be amended by the Board of Directors.
Professional Development Policies
Code of Ethics
Individuals who join SFPE must agree to abide by the Society’s Code of Ethics. Under SFPE's Constitution & Bylaws, all SFPE members are required to comply with the Code of Ethics and to report any observed violations.
Changes to the Governing Documents
All proposed amendments to these governing documents must be reviewed by the Governance Committee.