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ASIS Recognizes Volunteers for Leadership Excellence

Alexandria, Va 2011-11-28

ASIS International (ASIS) honored the dedicated service and leadership excellence of several members during the 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 19-21. ASIS is the preeminent organization for security management professionals worldwide.

“I have a deep respect for the men and women who serve ASIS in a volunteer leadership role around the world. They share a steadfast commitment to the advancement of the security profession as evidenced by the considerable dedication of their time and talents,” said ASIS President Raymond T. O’Hara, CPP. “It was a distinct honor to acknowledge these ASIS members for their extraordinary contributions and achievements.”

The following ASIS volunteers were recognized for their distinguished leadership:

  • The 2011 E. J. Criscuoli, Jr., CPP, Volunteer Leadership Award was presented to Glen Kitteringham, CPP, Kitteringham Security Group, Inc.
  • The 2011 Roy N. Bordes Council Member Award of Excellence was presented to Werner Preining, CPP (Member, Crisis Management and Business Continuity Council and the Information Technology Security Council), Interpool Security Ltd.
  • The 2011 Presidential Award of Merit was presented to Shayne P. Bates, CPP, LMC-Microsoft Global Security; LeRoy Cloney, CPP, Securitas USA; Ray Dean, CPP, Niscayah; and, Arjo DeJong, Anthos.
  • The 2011 Host Chapter Committee Chairman Award was presented to David A. Bareno, CPP, Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The ASIS Foundation presented its first Donor of Distinction Award to Robert W. Hulhouser, CPP, in recognition of his longtime commitment to the advancement of the security profession through his support of ASIS and the Foundation.

ASIS Law Enforcement Liaison Council, in conjunction with the ASIS Foundation, presented the inaugural Matthew Simeone Award for Public-Private Partnership Excellence to the NYPD Shield and the ASIS New York City Chapter. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano presented the private sector award to NYC chapter representative Craig Schwab, CPP, NYC chapter secretary, and the public sector award was presented to NYPD Shield representative, Chief Michael Blake.

Awards were also presented to individuals and organizations by the ASIS Professional Certification Board (PCB) in recognition of outstanding leadership and commitment to professional development of security professionals through ASIS board certification. 

The following ASIS board-certified individuals received regional awards:

Donald C. Pilker, CPP, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Robin C. Brown, CPP, PCI, PSP, University of Colorado
Steven J. Kristovensky, CPP, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
Stephen J. Molinelli, CPP, PSP, Rutgers University
Mukesh Lakhanpal, CPP, G4S Security Services
Dale L. Yushchyshyn, CPP, PPM 2000

A certificate of appreciation was awarded to an individual nominated in the regional category who is not yet certified:

Frank Weber, U.S. Marshals Service

The following organizations received the Organization Award of Merit:

Virginia Mason Hospital
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) 
Securitas Security Services North America 
Svenska Spel AB

The 2012 volunteer and certification awards will be presented at the ASIS International 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, which will be held Sept. 10-13, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 37,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.