Hundreds of fire marshals are enrolled in IFMA.

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Section member benefits
Membership in the International Fire Marshals Association Section tailors your NFPA benefits to your industry and puts you in direct contact with fire marshals across the globe who have expertise in fire safety, property inspection, and engineering. You'll be able to call on these professional contacts to solve problems, and gain insight into tomorrow's biggest challenges. Plus, IFMA will keep you up to date on information geared to the fire prevention, public fire and life safety, educational, and fire investigation communities.

Advance your career through CEUs, educational seminars, and professional development critical to your success on the job. Plus, Section leadership and publication opportunities help you build credentials and enhance your reputation as an expert in your field.

Member qualifications
Membership in IFMA is open to any member of NFPA that meets the requirements of one of the membership classifications listed below:

  • Member – A fire official, who has been lawfully appointed and authorized by the authority having jurisdiction and charged with the statutory responsibilities and duties for fire prevention accomplished through enforcement of fire laws and regulations, property inspections, public fire safety education, or investigation of the cause and origin of fires are eligible for membership.
  • Associate Member – A member of NFPA who does not qualify for Member status as outlined above. Associate Members shall not hold an elective office or vote in the affairs of the Association.
  • Affiliate Member – An Affiliate Member of the NFPA who is interested in the stated mission and objectives of the International Fire Marshals Association. Affiliate Members shall not hold an elected office or vote in the affairs of the Association.