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ASIS International Announces 2009 Professional Certification Board

Alexandria, Va. 2009-01-06
ASIS International, the preeminent organization for security management professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce the 2009 Professional Certification Board (PCB). This group is dedicated to the oversight of ASIS’ three internationally accredited professional designations: the Certified Protection Professional (CPP), the Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) and the Physical Security Professional (PSP).
“During challenging economic times, ASIS offers value to individuals and their organizations through its certification programs,” says Darryl Branham, CPP, president of the ASIS International Professional Certification Board.  “ASIS-certified security practitioners differentiate themselves from others in the industry, while employers can ensure their security professionals are competent on an initial and ongoing basis.”
Members of the 2009 Professional Certification Board:
President Darryl R. Branham, CPP
Regional Security Systems Director
Travelers Insurance Co.
St. Paul, Minn.
Vice President Kenneth M. Freeman, CPP
General Manager
SOC Los Alamos
Los Alamos, N.M.
Col. Keith Blowe, CPP
Command Provost Marshal
U.S. Army
Fort Monroe, Va.
Patrick C. Bishop, CPP
General Manager
Profile Group of Companies
Toronto Ontario, Canada
Christina M. S. Duffey, CPP
Security Consultant
Paragon Security
Toronto Ontario, Canada
Cheryl D. Elliott, CPP, PCI
Emory University Police Services and Public Information Officer
James W. Ellis, CPP, PSP
Physical Security Planner
Principal Financial Group
Des Moines, Iowa
Alfredo Iturriaga, CPP
Vice President
Ejectivo, RacoWind Consultores Ltda.
Santiago, Chile
Sheila D. Johnson, CPP, PSP
Security Manager
Science Applications International Corp.
Richmond, Ky.
Richard Lisko, CPP
Vice President, Business Development
Allied Security
Emblez Longoria, CPP, PSP
Security Specialist
Verizon Security
Lambertville, N.J.
Roger B. Maslen, CPP
District Manager
G4S Security Services Canada Ltd.
Calgary Alberta, Canada
Murray D. Mills, CPP
Regional Emergency Management Advisor
Ministry of Health
Palmerston North, New Zealand
David J. Moitzheim, CPP, PCI, PSP
Security Specialist
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minn.
Owen J. Monaghan, CPP
Deputy Chief, Transit Bureau
New York City Police Department
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Allan R. Wick, CPP, PSP
Security Manager
Midwest ISO
Carmel, Ind.
The CPP designation is the security industry’s highest recognition of its practitioners. Individuals who have demonstrated expertise in security management principles, concepts, technology and best practices, earn this designation.
The PCI is awarded to security practitioners who have demonstrated knowledge and experience in case management, evidence collection and preparation of reports and testimony to substantiate findings. 
The PSP is awarded to practitioners who have demonstrated knowledge and experience in threat assessment and risk analysis; integrated physical security systems; and the appropriate identification, implementation and ongoing evaluation of security measures. 
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