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.


Hopefully you are enjoying the new design and look of our website! 

If you have any suggestions or feedback, please reach out to our website manager, Meghan Goodwin, with "SFPE Website" in the subject line at

call for presentations

The Chapter has issued a call for presentations on cutting-edge fire safety and fire protection practice and tools for its 2020 SoCal Fire Protection Engineering Symposium and Expo to be scheduled in early October. This is the premier annual educational event for professionals who use science and technology to make our world safe from fire. Proceeds will benefit the Chapter Scholarship Fund. For more information about past symposiums, visit the Symposium link above. Submit your abstract and resume to with the subject line "2020 Symposium Abstract." The submittal deadline is June 1, 2020!


The Chapter is now introducing a single meeting sponsor for our monthly meetings! One individual will be provided with a 6-foot display table and five minutes at the beginning of the meeting to address the audience. The cost of the sponsorship will be $150.

Chapter Involvement

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

2019 Chapter Award

5 under 35

SFPE is now accepting 2020 award nominations for the Emerging Professionals 5 under 35! SFPE recognize five individuals each year who best represent the industry’s top rising leaders who are giving back to the fire protection engineering profession and the community. Click here for more information and to nominate somebody

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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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