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Certified Protection Professional (CPP)®
Board Certification in Security Management Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)®
Board Certification in Investigations Physical Security Professional (PSP)® 
Board Certification in Physical Security
ASIS international Certification Headlines
asisonline.org/certification   July 2016

Welcome to Certification Headlines

A newsletter for ASIS board certified practitioners to keep them updated on certification and recertification news, and to celebrate the accomplishments of certified practitioners worldwide.

Congratulations 2016 PCB-Sponsored Certification Award Winners!

The annual PCB certification awards pay tribute to volunteers and organizations that have played a key role in advancing the Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), and Physical Security Professional (PSP) designations.

Certification Awards
will be presented

Tuesday, September 13

Please note the location:
Certification Lounge
Room W414A @ 2:30 pm

The PCB extends special thanks to the ASIS volunteer leaders who responded enthusiastically with the selection and nomination of candidates. Regional winners were recognized for their accomplishments in mentoring and enhancing educational sessions. Organizational Award of Merit recipients were nominated for their commitment to the advancement of ASIS security designations and/or for playing strong leadership roles in the training and development of their staff. Congratulations to the following recipients:

Regional Award
Lateef Olanrewaju Deinde, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mario J. Doyle, CPP
Melvin Boon-Choon Pang, CPP
Stephen P. Perkins, CPP
Kevin E. Peterson, CPP
Jeffrey F. Schoepf, CPP
Certificate of Appreciation
Basil Anthony Bewry, CPP, PCI, PSP
John B. Richards, CPP, PCI, PSP
Francine M. Staple, PSP
Organizational Award of Merit
Admiral Security Services
Amalgamated Security Services, Ltd.
ASIS Military Liaison Council
Special Recognition Award
Centro de Estudios de Seguridad (CESPERU)
Nationwide Mutual Insurance, Corporate Security

Please note award presentation time and location below in the Seminar Activity Schedule!

2016 Seminar Certification Activities and General Reminders

PCB Awards and Other Celebratory Announcements
The PCB will announce the Regional, Organizational, and Special recognition award winners on Tuesday, September 13 in the Certification Lounge (Room W414A) at 2:30 pm. Award recipients should arrive no later than 2:15 pm. If an individual or company representative is unable to attend the ceremony, please contact the Certification Department at certification@asisonline.org to provide alternative instructions for delivery of the award.

Celebrations for New Certificants
The annual presentation of new CPPs, PCIs, and PSPs (those certified from September 2015 to present) will be held on Tuesday, September 13 during the General Session and begins promptly at 8:00 am. If you plan to attend, please notify Lisa Currie at certification@asisonline.org. Please arrive for rehearsal at 7:00 am. The General Session begins promptly at 8:00 am and the dress code is business attire. We hope that you can take part in this special occasion!

Certification Lounge: Room W414A
The Certification Lounge will be open to ASIS certificants and Standards and Guidelines committee members. The atmosphere is perfect for networking with peers, catching up on updates, meeting the PCB, congratulating certification award winners, and discussing certification related issues. You’ll also enjoy light refreshments throughout the day. Please visit to learn what’s new and take advantage of this exclusive meeting place.

ASIS Certification: Booth #3979
Monday/Tuesday 9:00 am–4:30 pm; Wednesday 9:00 am–3:30 pm
This is another great place to find out what’s new in certification! The staff is looking forward to providing you with updates on recertification, exams, and more…

Important Reminders!
Pre-Seminar and Seminar Opportunities to Earn CPEs – up to 32 CPEs

Credits apply only to the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits

If you're a CPP, PCI, or PSP, earning your required credits has never been easier or more affordable! You can earn up to 25 recertification CPEs for attending the Annual Seminar and Exhibits. Pre-Seminar activities are also eligible for CPEs. Credits will be automatically posted in your record. (Allow up to four weeks for credits to be viewed online.)

  • Full Seminar registration (4 days) = 16 CPE credits plus 9 CPE credits for exhibit hall attendance
  • Single day registration = 4 CPE credits plus 3 CPE credits for exhibit hall attendance
  • Exhibits-Only registration = 3 CPE credits
  • Plus, earn up to an additional 7 CPEs for pre-seminar activities!

For the following type of participation, certificants must submit a copy of their badge as proof of completion:

  • Exhibitors = 9 CPEs plus 1 CPE credit per session that is attended

View Pre-Seminar Activities

Information in Spanish Below
!Recordatorio Importante!
Oportunidades para Obtener hasta 32 CPEs antes y durante el Seminario.

Estos Créditos sólo corresponden al Seminario Anual de ASIS

CPPs, PCIs o PSPs pueden obtener hasta 25 créditos CPE por participar en el Seminario y Exposición Anual de ASIS. Los créditos serán automáticamente registrados en sus fichas en un periodo de cuatro semanas.

  • Registración de cuatro días = 16 créditos CPE más 9 créditos CPE por visitar el salón de exposiciones
  • Registración de un día = 4 créditos CPE más 3 créditos CPE por visitar el salón de exposiciones.
  • Registración al salón de exposiciones solamente = 3 créditos CPE

Para el siguiente tipo de registración, deberá añadir esta actividad online y enviar copia de la tarjeta de identificación (insignia / badge) como comprobante (documento) de asistencia.

  • Registración como Exhibidor = 9 créditos CPE y 1 crédito CPE por sesión que puedan asistir

Claim Your Digital Badge in the Certification Lounge!
ASIS International Digital Credentials are portable, verifiable, and hinder unauthorized reproductions of the CPP®, PCI®, and PSP® certifications by those who illegitimately try to display and/or declare that they have earned the credentials. Assistance is available in the Certification Lounge for certificants who are yet to claim their badges.

Over 60% of your colleagues have already claimed their digital badges. It’s the easiest way to promote and communicate the value of your credentials to a global network of peers and employers via email and on social sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, and Twitter.

Stop by the Certification Lounge if you need help claiming your digital badge and certification staff will be happy to assist you during these scheduled times:

Monday – Wednesday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The "Claim Your Badge" link can be sent/resent to your attention and you may claim via e-mail or smartphone. Those claiming their badge also get a free gift!

Discounts on ACE CREDIT® Transcripts
The American Council on Education's (ACE) College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT®) is proud to announce lower-cost transcripts. The price of transcripts has been lowered from $40 to $20 for the first transcript! Additional transcripts are just $15 each. The reduction in price is designed to make official transcripts affordable to all learners. Individuals earning an ASIS certification on or after March 1, 2015 are eligible to receive ACE transcripts with credit recommendations. Transcripts are not permitted prior to the stated approved date. View more details.

Important Reminders!

Certificants with Expiration Date of 12/31/2016 or 12/31/2015 (Lapse Term)… The end of the year is just around the corner and early preparation for the submission of your CPE credits will help ensure that your status is updated in time for January 2017. Here are some step-by-step tips to help you report CPEs online: Reporting CPEs - How-To Guide


Educational Opportunities to Earn CPE Credits

Webinar Subscription for $99
ASIS extends your professional development opportunities through greater access to ASIS-produced webinars. For the fee of one $99 webinar, ASIS member subscribers may attend all ASIS-produced webinars through December 31, 2016 (except those with restricted access).

Webinars provide timely updates on current events, global issues, and changes in security practices as well as contact with security experts and prominent practitioners.

Bring your team together in a conference room or security training center and benefit from the targeted training webinars provide and earn up to 2 CPEs per webinar.

Get ALL 2016 webinars for the price of ONE
The nonmember webinar subscription price is available for $350. For more information, contact asis@asisonline.org.

Information in Spanish Below

Oportunidad Educativa Para Obtener Creditos CPE

Suscripción Anual a ASIS Webinars por $99
ASIS extiende oportunidades de desarrollo profesional mediante el acceso a todos los webinars producidos por ASIS. Por el precio de un webinar de $99, los miembros de ASIS pueden comprar una suscripción a todos los ASIS webinars que se ofrecen hasta el 31 de diciembre, 2016 (excepto aquellos con acceso restringido).

ASIS Webinars proporcionan actualizaciones periódicas sobre temas de actualidad, temas globales, y los cambios en las prácticas de seguridad, así como el contacto con los expertos en seguridad y profesionales destacados.

Reúna a un grupo de colegas en el trabajo o en el capítulo y benefíciense en la formación especializada que ofrecen los ASIS Webinars y a la vez reciba hasta 2CPEs por webinar para su recertificación.

Obtenga TODOS LOS 2016 WEBINARS por el precio de uno
Suscripción para no-socios es de $350. Para más información contacte a un representante de ASIS a asis@asisonline.org

Security Spotlight

This month’s Security Spotlight focuses on Utility Security and includes free educational articles, reports, and recorded sessions. Have a topic you would like to see covered? Email us your ideas.

In This Issue

Congratulations 2016 PCB-Sponsored Certification Award Winners!

2016 Seminar Certification Activities and General Reminders

Educational Opportunities to Earn CPE Credits

Security Spotlight

Board Certification Stories

New Triple Crown Certificants

Mr. Oscar P. Astilla, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr. Robert M. Baggett, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr. Wayne A. Ballen, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr. Orji O. Emenike, CPP, PCI, PSP
Ms. Gillian V. Evans, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr. Robert I. Furlong, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr. Terence B. Hoey, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr. Lukman A. Longe, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr Coop Joshua Villines, CPP, PCI, PSP
Mr John Walker, CPP, PCI, PSP

2016 Professional
Certification Board

Gregory L. Hurd, CPP

Per A. Lundkvist, CPP, PCI, PSP

Dana W. Adams, CPP
James W. Bradley, CPP, PCI
Jose Carlos Degiorgis, CPP
Darin R. Dillon, CPP
Cheryl D. Elliott, CPP, PCI
Henry R. Garcia, CPP
Steven T. Kerley, CPP
Myrah L. Kirkwood, CPP
Kristiina Mellin, CPP, PCI, PSP
Montserrat C. Mintz, CPP
William D. Moisant, CPP, PSP
Joseph Lee Rector, CPP, PCI, PSP
Jorge C. Septién, CPP
Ann Y. Trinca, CPP, PCI, PSP


Board Certification Stories

Hear why security management professionals worldwide made the commitment to earn their ASIS security board certification.

Board Certification Stories

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