The mission of this Chapter is to reinforce the objective of the Society of Professional Fire Protection Engineers. The Chapter will define, develop, and advance the use of engineering best practices; expand the scientific/technical knowledge base; educate the global fire safety community in order to reduce fire risk.


Are you looking to get more involved in the Southern California chapter of SFPE? Come to our events! Our members and visitors always enjoy our monthly meetings. Join one of our planning committees and volunteer your time!

We have a committee for administration, relationships, scholarship, symposium, golf tournament, social media, annual audit, nominations, and the budget!

Membership Drive

The 2021-2022 SFPE SoCal Chapter Membership Drive is underway! The SFPE SoCal Chapter is looking for new members to join our local chapter.

Please help to support our chapter and our mission to advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering in the Southern California market. Member benefits include reduced pricing at monthly meetings, the annual symposium, access to copies of presentations shared by monthly presenters, and opportunities to participate in SFPE organized site tours.


Duration:  November 2021-May 2022. The membership drive will conclude on May 1st, 2022.

Individual Benefit: Members that bring 3 new verified members, will receive an official SFPE mug. Members that bring 5 new verified members, will receive an official SFPE Henley shirt. The new memberships will need to be verified by existing members email me the names of the new members and month they signed up.

If you have any questions regarding the details of the membership drive, please contact Armen Minatsaghanian at


We will officially be hosting the annual golf tournament in 2022. Please keep an eye out for details and event posting. If you and your company are interested in sponsoring this event, please feel free to get in contact with me or a Board or Golf Tournament Committee member.

We look forward to seeing you at the event this year!

Steven Dannaway


Does your company want to sponsor the monthly chapter meeting? You will be given 5 minutes at the start of the meeting to talk about your company and what you specialize in. The cost of the sponsorship will be $150. Sign up on the event page!

Committee Involvement

Calling all Chapter Members! We need more help on the Chapter's Standing and Ad Hoc Committees! Please reach out to to get your questions answered and to sign-up for any of the committees you would like to join

Upcoming events

2020 Chapter Award


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Please contact a board member with any ideas or suggestions you have for the chapter. We would love to hear from you.

We hope to see you at our next event!

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