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NFPA Technical Committees seeking members

Enforcer Funding Program

The Enforcer Funding Program is providing funding for NFPA Technical Committee participation for certain public sector Committee members who have been designated by the NFPA Standards Council, for purposes of committee balance, in the category of “Enforcing Authority (E)” (“Enforcers”).  Committees seeking enforcers 


Apply for Technical Committee membership

NOTE:  April 16, 2021 is the deadline for submitting Technical Committee membership applications for consideration at the August 2021 Standards Council meeting.  For definitions of the interest categories, see Guidelines to Classifications of Committee Members

To apply for membership on an NFPA Technical Committee, select a Standard from our List of Codes & Standards, visit the “Technical Committee” tab to view the committee scope and responsibility, and select the link “Apply to Committee”. You will be asked to sign-in or create an NFPA account.

New/Reorganized Committees:

Please select the link below to be directed to "Apply to Committee". 

  • Emergency Responders Occupational Health (ERH-AAA): NFPA 1585
  • Fire Service Analysts and Informational Technical Specialists Professional Qualifications (PQU-FSA):  NFPA 1022
  • Remote Inspections (REI-AAA): NFPA 915
  • Spaceports (SPA-AAA):  NFPA 461
  • Hanging and Bracing for Fire Suppression Systems (HBS-AAA): NFPA 200
  • Fire Investigation Units (FIUs)(FIC-AAA):  NFPA 1321
  • Hazardous Waste (HDW-AAA):  NFPA 401

Fire Doors and Windows (FDW-AAA)

The Technical Committee on Fire Doors and Windows is responsible for NFPA 80, Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives, and NFPA 105, Standard for Smoke Door Assemblies and Other Opening Protectives. We are currently seeking professional individuals interested to participate in the development of these standards with expertise in installation, maintenance, or inspection of the various types of opening protectives addressed in NFPA 80 and NFPA 105. Technical committee members in the following classification categories are being sought: Enforcing Authority, Insurance, User, Installer/Maintainer, Labor, Special Expert, Applied Research/Testing Laboratory, and Consumer.  

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit an online application.


Detention and Correctional Occupancies (BLD-DET & SAF-DET)

The Technical Committee on Detection and Correctional Occupancies is responsible for requirements pertaining to the protection of human life and property from fire and other circumstances capable of producing similar consequences, and on the emergency movement of people in detention and correctional occupancies within NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, and NFPA 5000, Building Construction and Safety Code. We are currently seeking professional individuals interested to participate on this technical committee with expertise in the committee scope. Technical Committee members of all classification categories are currently being sought.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit an online application.


Safety to Life – Alternative Approaches to Life Safety (SAF-ALS)

The Technical Committee on Safety to Life – Alternative Approaches to Life Safety, responsible for NFPA 101A, Guide on Alternative Approaches to Life Safety, is seeking new members. Individuals with experience using the NFPA 101A fire safety evaluation systems (FSESs) in the following interest categories are being sought: Manufacturer, User, Installer/Maintainer, Labor, Applied Research/Testing Laboratory, Enforcing Authority, Insurance, and Consumer.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit an online application.


Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG-AAA)

The Technical Committee on Liquefied Petroleum Gases, responsible for NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, currently has a limited number of members with experience in manufacture, installation, maintenance, and inspection of propane powered automotive vehicles. We are in need and seeking additional interested professionals to step forward and participate on the technical committee for the development of this standard.

Qualified applicants who are propane vehicle component manufacturers, fuel system manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, installers, and mechanic instructors are being sought with expertise in the use of this standard or propane powered automotive vehicles.  Stakeholders in the following classification categories are sought:  Consumer, Installer/Maintainer, Enforcing Authority, Special Expert, and Manufacturing.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit an online application.


Subterranean Spaces (SUB-AAA)

The Technical Committee on Subterranean Spaces is responsible for NFPA 520, Standard on Subterranean Spaces. We are currently seeking professional individuals interested to participate with expertise in the safety to life and property from fire and similar hazards as it relates to the design, operation, and maintenance of developed subterranean spaces. Technical Committee Members in the following classification categories are being sought: Manufacturer, User, Installer/Maintainer, Labor, Applied Research/Testing Laboratory, Enforcing Authority, Insurance, and Consumer. 

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an online application.


Fuel Gases Warning Equipment (FWE-AAA)

Applicants with code enforcement experience and research/testing skills are being sought to participate in standards development. Specifically, this committee will be drafting the proposed NFPA 715, Standard for the Installation of Fuel Gases Detection and Warning Equipment.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an online application.


Electrical Equipment and Evaluation (EEE-AAA)

The Technical Committee on Electrical Equipment and Evaluation (EEE-AAA), responsible for NFPA 790, Standard for Competency of Third-Party Field Evaluation Bodies, and NFPA 791, Recommended Practice and Procedures for Unlabeled Electrical Equipment Evaluation, each currently have a limited number of members. We are in need and seeking additional interested professionals to step forward and participate on the technical committee for the development of these standards.

Qualified applicants are being sought with expertise in the use of these standards and the various types of equipment affected.  Stakeholders in the following classification categories are sought:  Insurance, Consumer, Installer/Maintainer, Enforcing Authority, Special Expert, Manufacturing, and Labor.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit an online application.

 

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