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Media Resources

ASIS international has several resources available for media including an ASIS Fact Sheet, soft target and active shooter resources, including white papers, webinars, book excerpts, and recorded conference sessions, for security professionals worldwide to help deter, prevent, and minimize future attacks

ASIS FACT SHEET     2017-18 Annual Report     ACTIVE SHOOTER RESOURCES     Strategic Plan

Recent Press Releases

GSX Sets the Standard for Security Innovation, Attracting 20,000 Global Registrants

13 September 2019

The doors closed on this year’s Global Security Exchange (GSX), held at Chicago’s McCormick Place this week. Presented by ASIS International, the event offered six days filled with education and networking for the global security community. Attendance was strong with 20,000 registrants from more than 125 countries and 550+ exhibitors packing the convention center. Security professionals also engaged in sessions around the world via Global Access LIVE! streaming—with participants in more than 15 countries.

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Executive Leadership

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Christina Duffey, CPP

2019 ASIS International President

Christina Duffey, CPP, is the 64th president of ASIS International.
With more than 25 years of progressive experience in contract security management in the United States and Canada, Christina has extensive knowledge and experience in asset protection and contract security management and is the Senior Vice President and Regional Director of the Midwest Region for SOS Security.
In 2011 Christina served as President of the Professional Certification Board with ASIS International, concluding a five-year term. She graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Commerce and makes significant contributions to the security industry through volunteer leadership, guest speaking and mentoring the next generation of security professionals. Christina is a recipient of the ASIS Canada Ron Minion Security Pioneer Award.
View a list of previous ASIS presidents.

Peter J. O’Neil, FASAE, CAE

Chief Executive Officer

Peter O’Neil assumed the position of CEO of ASIS International in January 2016. Prior to joining ASIS, O’Neil served as CEO of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, an international professional society representing 10,000 occupational and environmental health and safety professionals.

He has served in several executive volunteer leadership positions over the past ten years with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and various association management organizations. He is an author and frequent presenter, facilitator, and speaker at conference events.

He is a graduate of Syracuse University and holds a Bachelor of Science in International Relations. Additional post-graduate work was conducted in public administration, knowledge management, and association management.

ASIS International Board of Directors

Board Management Committee

Christina Duffey, CPP
SOS Security, LLC | Phoenix, AZ, USA
Godfried Hendriks, CPP
Revolution Retail Systems | Alkmaar, The Netherlands
John A. Petruzzi, Jr., CPP
G4S Americas | New York, NY, USA
Malcolm C. Smith, CPP
Qatar Museums Authority | Doha, Qatar
Chairman of the Board
Richard E. Chase, CPP, PCI, PSP
General Atomics | San Diego, CA, USA


​Charles E. Andrews, CPP
Friends of Chuck | Houston, TX, USA

Michael R. Bouchard, CPP
Caliburn International | Reston, VA, USA

Radek Havlis, CPP
PricewaterhouseCoopers | Prague, Czech Republic

Richard F. Lisko, CPP
Willis Towers Watson | Dallas, TX, USA

Darren T Nielsen, CPP, PCI, PSP
Navigant Consulting, Inc. | Peoria, AZ, USA

Ann Trinca, CPP, PCI, PSP
SecTek | Reston, VA, USA
Howard J. Belfor, CPP
Belfor & Associates | Black Mountain, NC, USA

Gail Essen, CPP, PSP
Professional Security Advisors | Andover, MN, USA

Jeffrey J. Lee, CPP
Saudi Aramco | Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Timothy M. McCreight, CPP
The City of Calgary | Calgary, Canada

Jaime P. Owens, CPP
Panama Canal Authority | Panama City, Panama

Subject Matter Expertise from the ASIS Community

ASIS members possess a broad scope of expertise ranging from Executive Protection to Enterprise Security Risk Management and emerging concerns such as IoT and blockchain security. Our councils provide expertise in 34 security practice areas.