The International Fire Sprinkler Association (IFSA) is a not-for-profit association created in 1999 "to promote and enhance the business of manufacturing and installing fire sprinkler, water spray and water mist systems and devices in all buildings, from homes to high-rise, worldwide, with the highest degree of competence and professionalism, for the purpose of saving lives and protecting property." This strategic plan is intended to serve as a long range plan and is intended to be reviewed every few years. Progress toward the goals identified in the plan is intended to be reviewed annually by the Board of Directors.
Governing Member - A corporation, partnership, trade association, society or person eligible for one of the other classes of membership whose activities are international in scope and has committed to contribute the sum of $30,000 per year, or such other amount as may be determined by the Board of Directors, toward the operations of the Corporation. - US$30,000 Yearly
Device Manufacturer Member - A firm or corporation that manufactures fire sprinkler, water spray or water mist devices. - US$5,000 Yearly
Component Manufacturer Member - A firm or corporation that manufactures materials or components intended for inclusion in fire sprinkler, water spray or water mist systems. - US$2,500 Yearly
Distributor Member - A firm or corporation that sells or distributes materials or devices intended for inclusion in fire sprinkler, water spray or water mist systems. - US$1,000 Yearly
Contractor Member - A corporation, partnership or individual that installs, maintains or repairs fire sprinkler systems. - US$1,000 Yearly
Professional Member - A corporation, partnership or individual that designs, inspects, promotes, regulates or otherwise provides services relating to fire sprinkler, water spray or water mist systems, but does not install or repair such systems. - US$250 Yearly
Association Member - A trade or professional association, society or institute whose principal service is to the construction or fire protection industries. - US$3,000 Yearly