Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI

Who We Are

The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, established in 1937, is a fraternal educational and community-minded organization composed of former FBI Special Agents who served with Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity in defense of America.



The Society mission is to preserve our shared FBI values; to support the welfare of our members through services, benefits, and career networking; to offer programs of fellowship, education, service, and history; and to promote the FBI and law enforcement/national security communities.



Society President

Michael J. Clark

Michael entered on duty with the FBI in 1983 and served in the Albany, New York, and New Haven Divisions. After twenty-two years of service, he retired in November 2004 and accepted a position as Senior Manager of Investigations and Security for Otis Elevator, a division of United Technologies Corporation. In 2011, he accepted a position as a professor of criminal justice with the University of New Haven, from which he recently retired. He has served for three terms as Mayor of Farmington, CT.  He has served as the Chair of the Society’s Richard P. Horan Connecticut Chapter since 2015. He has worked to increase the membership of this group and continues to maintain liaison with the New Haven FBI Field Office.


Past Presidents

Since 1937, the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI has been led by a President, who is elected by the general membership. 

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Board of Directors 

In addition to a President, the Society also has a Secretary and Treasurer who are both national officers selected by the general membership. A Board of Directors is comprised of Regional Vice Presidents including one from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Florida, North Central, South Central, Western, and Pacific regions.

National Officers

Our National Officers provide guidance on strategic matters for the Society. 

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Society Bylaws

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