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!

We look forward to having you at our next meeting.


The May meeting will include election of officers. All chapter members are eligible to vote. The slate is  Chris Wicker (1st VP-Membership), Jacob Dentici (Secretary), William (Bill) Dust (2nd VP-Programs), Connor Zordan (Treasurer), and Yogesh Kalantre and Shahpoor Khosravi (Members at Large). Kudos to the dedicated hard work of our Golf Tournament Committee for a successful event benefiting the UCI Burn Survivors Program. Nearly 100 golfers came despite a rainstorm threat!

We are proud to be a part of the California Fire Museum and Safety Learning Center; check out   This month marks the anniversary of the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Southgate, KY. 28 May 46 years ago, the sprawling 1½ acre dining/event center destroyed the entire building, killed 164, and injured 70.

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month (except July-August) with great feature presentations. Join us for networking and great programs.

Thank you, Jeff Halpert


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!

Upcoming events

2022 Chapter Award


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Committee Chairs

Administration: Deborah Freeland

Relationships: Ray Bizal

Scholarship: Gregg Vlahakis

Symposium: Chris Wicker

Golf Tournament: Steven Dannaway

Social Media: 

Nominations: Gregg Vlahakis

Budget: Evan Ross

Please contact a board member with any suggestions you have for the chapter. We hope to see you at our next event.

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