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How Can I Get Involved?

ASIS is a vibrant professional organization where getting involved will help you get the most out of your membership.  

We offer many different opportunities to engage as a member. Whether you are new to the industry or have been a security management professional for decades, we have opportunities for you. 

Build Your Network Through ASIS Connects  

Take the first step in expanding your network by completing your profile and joining the conversation. Ask a question, learn about the latest trends and techniques, download resources, and network with ASIS members and security professionals from around the globe. 

Subject Area Communities

ASIS International’s 36 Communities offer ways for you to connect with others in your industry on a global scale, share best practices, ask questions, and collaborate on new resources for specific sectors of security management.

What is Your Story?

Members are the heart and soul of ASIS International. Their stories are not only as diverse as our population, but thoughtful and compelling. When they face challenges or need help in their jobs, they can turn to their community of 34,000+ strong global security professionals.

We spoke to a handful of members and found out why ASIS is important to them.

Scholarship, Grant, and Award Opportunities

Security Scholarship and Grant Opportunities: Applications are Open!

Apply now! The ASIS Foundation offers security scholarships and grants that support our Chapters and help individuals achieve their career goals in security certification and security education. Applications are open until 30 April.

Other Awards

ASIS presents awards to raise awareness of the outstanding work being done in the security management field. Through our chapter and certification awards, we recognize the creative programs, projects and initiatives taking place at the local level. 

ASIS Foundation

The ASIS Foundation supports our members through education, research, and providing scholarship and award opportunities to deserving professionals. Learn more about current initiatives and how you can contribute. 

2023 Professional Certification Board

Members of the Professional Certification Board (PCB) manage the certification programs by assuring that standards are developed and maintained, quality assurance is in place and that the exams accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities of security professionals in the areas of security management, investigations, and physical security. The board meets three times per year.


Bob Durand, CPP, Khalid Al-Ghamdi, CPP, PSP, Anya Lazarova, APP, Eric Kready, CPP, Kevin Peterson, CPP, Vasiless Kiosess, CPP, PSP, James Cawood, CPP, PCI, PSP, C. Joshua Villines, CPP, PCI, PSP, Phillip Bratton, CPP, PSP, Humberto Santibañez, CPP, Benjamin Brown, CPP, PSP, Lina Tsakiris, CPP, Lisa Currie (Staff), Sue Carioti, (Staff), Michael King, CPP, PCI, PSP, Melissa Mack, CPP, Jacob Maenner, Sr., CPP, PSP, Jeffrey Leonard, CPP, PSP, Gayle Rosnick (Former Staff), Iris Casco (Staff), Erica Brown (Staff), Brian Lipscomb, PSP (not pictured), Janine Oney-Schmitt (Staff - not pictured)

Standards Development

Learn About the ASIS Standards Development Process

The Quick Reference Guide describes how Standards and Guidelines are developed from the perspective of a committee member and/or interested party.

ASIS Standards Development Procedures

ASIS Standards Procedures describes the requirements to which ASIS adheres when developing its ANSI standards.

Interested in Participating?

Reach out to our standards department.


Have an idea for a new project?
Submit a standards and guidelines project proposal (PDF)