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ASIS international has several resources available for media including the most recent ASIS Annual Report, an ASIS Fact Sheet, and timely security 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     Hoja de Datos (ESPAÑOL)     2023 Annual Report     Reporte Anual 2023 (Español)     Security Topics     Strategic Plan

Recent Press Releases

Groundbreaking ANSI-Approved Standard Elevates Cannabis Security to Unprecedented Levels

14 February 2024

ASIS International, a leading authority in security standards and guidelines, proudly announces the release of a pioneering American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standard dedicated to cannabis security. This best-in-class standard, meticulously developed by industry experts, sets a new benchmark by providing comprehensive requirements and guidance for the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and maintenance of a cannabis security program.

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Executive Leadership

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Cy A. Oatridge, CPP

2024 ASIS International President

Cy A. Oatridge, CPP, is the 69th president of ASIS International.

Oatridge is an American citizen with more than 20 years of experience working in the security sector. In 2003, Oatridge started his own protective services company, Oatridge Security Group, based in Tacoma, Washington. Oatridge has been a member of ASIS for 20 years and has served on a variety of different committees and boards across the organization.

Oatridge has a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from LeTourneau University.

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 AIHA, an international professional society representing 10,000 occupational and environmental health and safety professionals globally. In his professional career O’Neil has become known for transforming organizations by creating high performing, diverse, and inclusive teams and cultures.
He has served in several executive volunteer leadership positions over the past twenty years in ASAE, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, for-profit customer advisory boards, and various other 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 Global Board of Directors
ASIS 2022 Global Board of Directors

Executive Committee

President
Cy A. Oatridge, CPP
OSG | Tacoma, WA, USA
President-Elect
Joe M. Olivarez, Jr.
Jacobs | Houston, TX, USA
​​Secretary/Treasurer
Eddie Sorrells, CPP, PCI, PSP
DSI Security Services | Dothan, AL, USA
Chief Executive Officer
Peter J. O'Neil, FASAE, CAE
ASIS International | Alexandria, VA, USA

​At Large Directors

Danny Chan, CPP
Mastercard International, Inc. | Singapore
Axel Petri, CPP
Deutsche Telekom AG | Bonn, Germany

Karen Frank, CPP
KPMG | Raleigh, NC, USA

Rick Kelly, CPP
Chubb | Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

Wilson Esangbedo, CPP
Nigerian Institute for Industrial Security | Lagos, Nigeria

C. Joshua Villines, CPP, PSP, PCI
Human Intelligence Group | Atlanta, GA, USA

Ex-Officio Voting Directors

Maria Teresa Septien, CPP
AFIMAC Global | Mexico City, DF, Mexico
Lisa Oliveri, CPP, PCI
National Democratic Institute| Aldie, VA, USA

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Directors

Phillip Bratton, CPP, PSP
Control Risks | Sugar Land, TX, USA
Lisa C. DuBrock, CPP
Radian Compliance | Park Ridge, IL, USA

Regional Board Directors

​European Regional Board of Directors
North American Regional Board of Directors
Latin America Caribbean Regional Board of Directors
Erik de Vries, CPP, PSP
DutchRisk BV | Dinxperlo, The Netherlands
Mark J. Folmer, CPP, PSP
Robotic Assistance Devices | Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Pablo Colombres, CPP
GIF International | Sao Paulo, Brazil

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.

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