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Board Elections

Elections for the 2018-2020 Board of Directors term open 10 July. Members will be asked (via email) to vote for or against each of the four candidates up for election this year.


Meet the Candidates

 

Ann_Trinca_headshot.pngAnn Y. Trinca, CPP, PCI, PSP

Vice President, SecTek, Inc., Reston, VA, 1999-Present

Ann Trinca, CPP, PCI, PSP, began her career in the security profession in 1999 at SecTek, a guard services company, with progressive management experience including Proposal/Communications Manager, General Counsel, and Vice President, with present responsibilities including corporate compliance, training and professional development. She has been an ASIS member since 2013 and serves multiple roles on the Professional Certification Board, including PCB Director (2015-Present), Quality Management Committee Chair, CPP and PCI Designation and Strategic Planning committee member, new member mentor, and was on the CPP Job Analysis Task Force (2014). She has also been active on the Women in Security Council (2013-2016), including serving as Chair for the Strategic Alliance and Certifiation Committees.

Based on the ASIS International Strategic Plan what three goals do you feel are the most critical to the Society over the next three years and why? (Click to reveal response)

Strategic Objective: Global Network: Membership Goals

Strategic Objective: Professional Competency: Foundation Certification Goal

Strategic Objective: Knowledge and Learning: E-learning

Read Ann Trinca's Full Profile (pdf)


Neilson, Darren.jpgDarren T. Nielsen, CPP, PCI, PSP

Manager, Physical and Cyber Security Audits and Investigations, Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Salt Lake City, UT 2016-present.

Darren Nielsen, CPP, PCI, PSP, began his career in the security profession in 1990 with the United States Marine Corps. For almost 10 years, after serving in the Marines, he worked as a Police Officer in Phoenix. Shortly after in 2007, he began working in corporate security, first as a CIP Program Manager for Arizona Public Service and then as Manager Corporate Security at Edison before joining the Western Electricity Coordinating Council in 2011, where he worked as a Senior Auditor for 5 years before his current position. Nielsen has been an ASIS member since 2008 and currently serves as a Council Vice President. Involved in ASIS councils since 2012, he had previously served as Council Chair and Vice Chair.

Based on the ASIS International Strategic Plan what three goals do you feel are the most critical to the Society over the next three years and why? (Click to reveal response)

Increased Global Network & Membership

Professional Competency: Certifications & Education

Branding-Identified as the Thought Leader

Read Darren Nielsen's Full Profile (pdf)


Owens, Jaime.jpgJaime P. Owens, CPP 

Security Branch Supervisor, Panama Canal, Panama City, Panama (2003-present)​

Jaime Owens, CPP, began his career in the security profession in 1988 at the Panama Canal serving as a Watch Supervisor; Security Specialist (Instructor); and currently, Security Branch Officer. He has been an ASIS member since 1999 and is currently serving on the Board of Directors (2015-2017) and Bylaws and Resolutions Committee. Previously he served on the ASIS Foundation Board of Trustees (2016), Latin American Advisory Council (2013-2016), the Women in Security Council (2013-2014), Awards Committee (2009-2014), and the Professional Certification Board (2005-2008). He has also served as the Panama Chapter Treasurer (2001) and Chair (2002-2003), Regional Vice President (2004), and Senior Regional Vice President (2011-2014).

Based on the ASIS International Strategic Plan what three goals do you feel are the most critical to the Society over the next three years and why?

Global

Membership/ESRM

Certifications

Read Jaime Owens' Full Profile (pdf)


Petruzzi John 2017.jpgJohn A. Petruzzi Jr., CPP 

Vice President, Integrated Security Solutions, G4S North America and Technology, New York, NY (2016-present)

John Petruzzi, Jr., CPP, began his career in the security profession in 1990. He joined ASIS in 2000 and shortly after, in 2002, started as Director, Enterprise Security for Constellation Energy Group. After that he served as Vice President, Corporate Security and Emergency Management for Simon Property Group (2006-2009) and Senior Vice President, Eastern US and Canada, Andrews International (2009-2012) before his current position. Petruzzi is currently serving on the ASIS International Board of Directors (2015-2017) and previously served on the ASIS Foundation Board of Trustees (2009-2013), including as President from 2011 to 2013. He has also participated in multiple councils and board committees, including budget, bylaws, and strategic planning.

Based on the ASIS International Strategic Plan what three goals do you feel are the most critical to the Society over the next three years and why?

Global Network:

Knowledge & Learning:

Branding:

Read John Petruzzi, Jr's Full Profile (pdf)


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2017 Board Election Results

​ASIS International is pleased to announce Thomas J. Langer, CPP, will serve as the 2017 president of ASIS, succeeding David C. Davis, CPP, who will move on to become the chairman of t​he board. In these leadership roles, Tom and Dave will lead the Board Management Committee, which directs board activities between meetings, ensuring the strategic continuity of ASIS programs, products and services.

2017 ASIS Board Management Committee

  • President: Thomas J. Langer, CPP, vice president, Security, BAE Systems
  • President-Elect: Richard E. Chase, CPP, PCI, PSP, vice president-Security, General Atomics & Affiliated Companies
  • Treasurer: Christina Duffey, CPP, president, Anderson Security Agency
  • Secretary: Godfried Hendriks, CPP, managing director/consultant, GOING Consultancy B.V.*
  • Chairman of the Board: David C. Davis, CPP

*The office of the Secretary was filled through an election by the Board of Directors on Sept. 12 at the ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Orlando.

Newly elected members of the Board of Directors (2017–2019)

Charles E. “Chuck” Andrews, CPP, is chairman and founder of Friends of Chuck and a global security advisor. He has been an ASIS member since 1991 and a member of the CSO Center for Leadership and Development since 2012. Prior to being elected to the board, Andrews was regional vice president for Region 3C (Texas). A member of the Houston Chapter, Andrews has served as both vice chair and chapter ch​air. He has also been active with several ASIS councils, most recently the Crime Prevention and Loss Prevention Council.


Howard J. Belfor, CPP,  has served as president of Belfor & Associates, LLC since 2004. He began his career in 1976 and has held security management positions for more than 30 years. An ASIS member since 1981, Belfor previously served as council vice president and chaired the Physical Security Council from 2008 to 2011.


   

Gail M. Essen, CPP, PSP, serves as the enterprise senior consultant, Integrated Security Solutions, for Honeywell in Golden Valley, Minnesota. She began her career in 1987 and has spent 15 years in security management. A member of the ASIS Minnesota Chapter, Essen was active as the chapter’s Women in Security liaison and certification chair. She served as vice chair of the Women in Security Council and became chair in 2015.


Radek Havlis, CPP, has been vice president, Security Cooperation, for Deutsche Telekom AG in Bonn, Germany, since 2014. He began his career in 1999 and has served for nearly 16 years in security management positions. Havlis joined ASIS in 2004. He has served as senior regional vice president Group 9 (Europe) and regional vice president of Region 9F. A member of the Germany Chapter, Havlis held both the vice chair and chapter chair positions.


Godfried Hendriks, CPP, is the managing director/consultant for GOING Consultancy, BV in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. He began his security career in 1986 and has logged 27 years in security management positions. An ASIS member since 1992, Hendriks was reelected to the board, having first joined the leadership team in 2014. He brings extensive experience to his position, with prior experience as senior regional vice president group co-chair, Eastern Hemisphere, from 2009 to 2013. A member of the Benelux Chapter, Hendriks served on its board from 2005 to 2007. He has also been a member of the ASIS European Advisory Council, the Awards Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Advisory Council on Public Policy, and the ASIS Foundation Board of Trustees.


Richard F. “Rik” Lisko, CPP, has more than 36 years of security management experience, including serving as vice president for AlliedBarton and senior security leadership roles with Bank One, Meridian Bank, and Armco. An ASIS member since 1979, Lisko was reelected to the ASIS Board, having first joined the leadership team in 2014. He has served as a regional vice president, council vice president, assistant regional vice president, as well as chaired the Banking and Finance Council in 1998. Lisko also served on the ASIS Professional Certification Board, holding the position of president in 2012. He is a member of the North Texas Chapter.


Timothy McCreight, CPP, is director of Advisory Services, for Above Security, Hitachi Group Company in Blainville, Quebec. He began his career in 1981 and has 20 years in security management positions throughout Canada. A member of ASIS since 2001, McCreight recently held leadership positions with the IT Security Council and served as the Women in Security Global Liaison. He was both a regional vice president and an assistant regional vice president from 2010 to 2015. As a member of the Edmonton/Northern Alberta Chapter, McCreight served as the chapter’s membership chair, vice chair, and chapter chair.


Malcolm C. Smith, CPP, is head of Group Security for Sasol in Johannesburg, South Africa—a position he has held since 2015. With a career that began in 1983, he has 15 years of experience leading security management teams. Smith chaired the ASIS South Africa Chapter in 2012 and led its certification office from 2007 to 2009. He also was a senior regional vice president and regional vice president from 2009 to 2015. Smith has participated in the New York Mentoring Program, Strategic Planning Committee, and the CSO Center’s Leadership and Development Committee.


These esteemed security leaders will join the remaining directors whose terms continue through 2017:

  • Michael R. Bouchard, CPP, chief security officer, Janus Global Operations, Inc.
  • Darryl R. Branham, CPP, director, Global Security, Avnet Inc.
  • Richard E. Chase, CPP, PCI, PSP, vice president-Security, General Atomics & Affiliated Companies
  • David C. Davis, CPP
  • Christina Duffey, CPP, president, Anderson Security Agency
  • Thomas J. Langer CPP, vice president, Security, BAE Systems Inc.
  • Jeffrey J. Lee, CPP, principal consultant, Industrial Security Operations, Saudi Aramco
  • Jaime P. Owens, CPP, security branch supervisor, Panama Canal Authority
  • John A. Petruzzi, Jr., CPP, vice president, Enterprise Security Operations, Charter Communications

The newly elected Board will assume their positions on January 1, 2017.