ASIS International, the world’s leading association of security management professionals, has announced its 2018 Commission on Standards and Guidelines. The 28-member commission ensures the standards and guidelines development process is voluntary, nonproprietary, and consensus-based, utilizing the knowledge, experience, and expertise of ASIS members and the global security community.
“This past year, the Commission took purposeful steps to broaden its membership composition and to chart a path forward that aligns with new organizational goals and strategies, as well as addressing the needs of security professionals worldwide,” said Sue Carioti, ASIS International Vice President, Certifications, Standards & Guidelines, “We are pleased to welcome 20 new members to the 2018 Commission. These individuals bring diverse perspectives, fresh ideas and a wealth of global experience to their roles.”
The commission, which doubled in size in 2018 and now includes representatives from eleven countries, will be led by Bernard Greenawalt, CPP, Vice President, Securitas Security Services USA, Eugene Ferraro, CPP, PCI, Chief Executive, Forensic Pathways, Inc. will serve as Vice Chair.
Top priorities include continuation of work on standards in the areas of security awareness, private security officer selection and training, and workplace violence prevention and intervention. The Commission will also review existing standards and guidelines with an emphasis on relevance and gap analysis, consider the restructure of standards and guidelines programs, and increase integration in ASIS knowledge and learning programs.