Informant March 2002
ASIS The Informant
OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE GREATER ATLANTA CHAPTER
American Society for Industrial Security
(770) 870-3924 PO BOX 7025 ATLANTA, GA 30357-0025
March 2002 A NOTE FROM THE CHAIR Lynn Thackery, CPP
Volume III , Issue II
I was delighted that Dr. Siegelson could present to us his realistic
2002 Chapter Officers solutions to chemical and biological terrorism. He had some great ideas
Lynn Thackery, CPP -Chairman about protecting our employees during such attacks and evacuating a
(770) 870-3924 Office
(770) 663-1490 Fax
facility. I liked his idea of using masks to protect against airborne agents.
(253) 253-5295 EFax If we all use his ideas in our emergency plans, maybe lives could be saved
during a crisis.
Danny Youngerman – Vice-Chair
(404) 715-6307 Office Thanks to all of you who came to the February meeting to support ASIS
(404) 773-4317 Fax Atlanta and hear Dr. Siegelson speak.
I am looking forward to attending the ISC show in Las Vegas March 4-
Greg Wellborn, CPP - Secretary
(404) 614-5432 Office 6th. I will bring back some of the latest information to share with you all
(404) 614-5409 Fax when I return.
Anne Gibbons, CPP - Treasurer I will be working with our Regional Vice President, Mr. Scott Dunlop to
(404) 506-6271 Office provide some chapter best practices that can be shared throughout his
(404) 506-2184 Fax
firstname.lastname@example.org region. Each of the chapters in the region will be doing the same so we
can all benefit from the information exchange. We will be meeting in
Lou Ovnic, CPP -Past Chairman
(404) 842-7731 Office Birmingham next quarter for a round table discussion to share this
(404) 261-8623 Fax information. Some of the topics we will discuss will be- newsletters, web
pages, chapter meetings, and membership.
Wendell Dillon, CPP - Editor I am also working with BOMA and other local related organizations to
(770) 923-5110 create some educational seminars for all of you. I will keep you posted as
(770) 923-5110 Fax
email@example.com I get more details.
Monthly Meeting Please let me know if you have any questions or please feel free to
provide any feedback or suggestions to us!
The Greater Atlanta Chapter of ASIS
meeting will be held
Wednesday, Mar. 20
at 11:30 AM
Century Center Marriott
Clairmont Road and I-85. Please make a reservation.
Speaker Although we won't turn anyone away, it will be a great help to know
Bob Hayes, CPP, Georgia Pacific. how many to expect. We must estimate and pay for a specific number.
Please make reservations with Greg Although we welcome the additional members we can't estimate and pay
Wellborn, CPP, Secretary for more seats and then have them empty at Chapter expense. Please
reserve by Friday to Greg Wellborn, Secretary phone or e-mail.
Informant March 2002
During the calender year 2002, the
Greater Atlanta Chapter of ASIS will
e-mail and fax the monthly
newsletter. Members are invited t o February' Speaker
advertise their business affiliation Dr. Henry J. Siegelston, MD,FACEP, Emory Univ.
in this publication.
Dr. Siegelston gave an outstanding presentation on emergency planning,
Type of advertisement:
Business card.....$15/month emphasizing adapting plans to expanded situations rather than inventing
1/4 page..............$24/month new planning methodology.
Include all appropriate artwork.
E-mail to Wendell Dillon, CPP,
You can link to the Greater
Atlanta Chapter of ASIS web site
What is the Professional Certification Board?
www.asisonline.org The Professional Certification Board (PCB) is composed of twelve
and click on the networking icon. CPP’s. The members have varied backgrounds and experience. The one
Please bookmark this site.
Information on how to contact item they all have in common is that they are deeply committed to
your Chapter officers and promoting the CPP certification both inside and outside of ASIS.
committee members will be
available. The purpose of the PCB is to elevate the professional standing of the
security profession and improve the practice of security management
Also, the newsletter and
upcoming events will be available through the testing and certification of those security practitioners who
at this site. have demonstrated established levels of competence in security
Reported by Anne Gibbons, CPP Board Certified in Security Management was introduced by the PCB in
Previous Balance $6,402.00 2001. The purpose was to establish a clear and consistent brand
Income $2,720.00 identification for the CPP credential by including the tagline, "Board
Jan Balance $7,048.43 Certified in Security Management." "Board Certified" is readily
understood by most individuals, given familiarity already established by
Submissions other professions; "in Security Management" indicates a higher level of
business acumen than does "Certified Protection Professional," as those
three words alone do not express the level of competence that a CPP has
if you have any news you
would like to submit to
Deadline 1st Friday
Informant March 2002
Managing Your Physical Security Program
May 1-3, 2002 Charlotte, NC
Register online: www.infoinc.com/asis/profreg.html
Chapter Activities and Speakers
January 16 Jim King, Atlanta Crime Commission -
February 20 Dr. Henry J. Siegelston, MD, FACEP, Emory University – "Emergency Planning"
March 20: Bob Hayes, CPP Director of Security, Georgia Pacific.
April 17: Debra Myers, Regional Manager, AT&T Global Real Estate.
May 15: LEAD.
June 19: Bob Lang, CPP, Director of Security, Georgia Tech.
July 17: Norm Taylor, CPP, Manager, Delta Air Lines Corporate Security Administration.
August 21: Unconfirmed at press time.
September No Chapter meeting – Annual Seminar & Exhibits in Philadelphia, Sept. 10-13.
October ASIS Golf Outing (date and location to be determined)
November Election of chapter officers for 2003
The Atlanta Business Chronicle identifies
Atlanta’s Top 10 Security Alarm Companies
(Ranked by number of properties protected in Atlanta) (List of May 2001)
Company Properties Atlanta CEO since
1. ADT Security Services Inc. 120,074 Dwayne Crawford 1920
2. Protection One 56,000 Ray Llewellyn 1988
3 Brink's Home Security 43,378 Brent Uhl 1987
4. Paragon Systems Inc. 24,951 Karen C. Sullivan 1970
5. X-Truder Security Inc. 21,800 William L. Lipman 1984
6. Ackerman Security Systems. 19,966 Bruce Turry 1967
7. Mid South Security Systems 12,800 Frank Basile 1985
8. G.S.D. Services Inc. 6,300 John T. McHale 1971
9. Linder Security Systems Inc. 5,900 Ted Linder 1981
10. Kastle Keepers Security Systems Inc 2,800 Ronnie McDaniel Sr. 1984
Informant March 2002
- - Proximity
- Mag Stripe
- Bar Code Systems
ID Badging Systems Region XII Meeting:
Service and Supplies
Our Chapter Chairman, Lynn Thackery, CPP,
Authorized FARGO Repair Center
will be attending a regional meeting in
770-449-4033 Birmingham, AL to meet with our RVP, Scott
3000 Miller Court West, Norcross, GA 30071 Dunlop and the other chapters in our region. We
will be having a round table discussion to talk
about chapter meetings, newsletters, web pages,
meeting notifications etc.
ISC Show Report, Lynn Thackery, CPP
The ISC show was a great success! There were choice. All you need today is an IP address for
over 600 booths that displayed the latest your end device and you can communicate as a
technology. The “Hot” items were digital CCTV, node on your LAN or WAN!
IP addressable cameras and biometrics. The Personnel security was highlighted as the most
biometrics included facial recognition and eye critical point in the overall scheme of the security
scanning. The other hot topic was smart cards. solution for any building, site or facility. The
Smart cards are combining technologies with systems are only the tool for the personnel
proximity card technology and biometrics. implementing the security plans. Many
The seminars were very informative too! The discussions occurred talking about the changes in
Homeland security theme prevailed and set the personnel security after 9-11.
tone for discussions. All threats of Terrorism Of course, Las Vegas is never a disappointment
were discussed and what we can do to prevent it. either! The endless sound of slot machines and
GSA talked about smart card technology and the the never ending black jack games, the great
added value it has for taking security to the next restaurants and shows too!!! The Blue Man
level. Ethernet Communications was discussed as show at the Luxor seemed to be the uncontested
it pertains to physical security’s medium of show of choice among attendees of ISC.
Informant March 2002
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INDUSTRIAL SECURITY
GREATER ATLANTA CHAPTER
2002 Prepaid Meeting Dues
Name: _________________________________________________ Home Phone: __________________________
Mailing Address: ________________________________________ Business Phone: ________________________
City/State/ZIP: __________________________________________ County: ______________________________
Business/Agency: ________________________________________ Position/Title: __________________________
Please make checks in the amount of $180 per member, payable to ASIS Greater Atlanta Chapter
ASIS Greater Atlanta Chapter
P.O. Box 7025,
Atlanta, GA 30357-0025
Dues may be paid annually or may be paid monthly at the door. Regular monthly dues are $20.00 per meeting, which
includes the guest speaker and lunch. Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is NOT included in this invoice.
If you have any questions, please contact Ann Gibbons, CPP, Treasurer (404) 506-6271 or any other officer.
Greater Atlanta Chapter Tax ID #53-0234507
Informant March 2002
Wednesday, May 15, 2002, 11:30 A.M.
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30345
CITY: _____________________________ ZIP____________ PHONE:____________________
_________ Table(s) @ $360.00 each (prior to April 1, 2002)
_________ Table(s) @ $400.00 each (after April 1, 2002)
_________ Individual Tickets at $40.00 each
Enclosed is my check in the amount of $___________.
Please enclose self-addressed mailing label or envelope for the return of tickets.
Please make checks payable to: Greater Atlanta Chapter of ASIS
Please send to: Greater Atlanta Chapter of ASIS
C/O Regent Partners
ATTN: Lou Ovnic
3348 Peachtree Road, N.E., Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30326
TAX ID: 53-0234507
Past Chairpersons and Life Members receive special seating and rates.
Call Lou Ovnic at (404) 842-7731.
Director Milton E. Nix Jr.
Georgia Bureau of Investigations
DOOR PRIZE DONATIONS
Door prizes are needed and greatly appreciated. Cash contributions may be included in your
check. Please list merchandize donations below including a name and contact telephone number to
facilitate pick up arrangements. All companies or individuals making donations will be recognized
in the event program.
Contact Name:_____________________________ Phone Number ___________________