Month: July 2022

 

Chapter Activity 10/17/2109 NFPA-3000

The program was an overview of NFPA Standard 3000, Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response Program. The Chapter met at Cape Elizabeth’s Fire Station training room. The presenter was Robert Duval, Northeast Regional Director and Fire Investigator for NFPA.

GSX arrives in September!

The ASIS Int’l. Global Security Exchange landed in Atlanta GA this year 9/12-14/22 FMI https://www.gsx.org/about/ The next GSX are scheduled for Dallas 2023, Orlando 2024 and NOLA 2025!

Chapter Activity 05/13, 05/20/2021 Good/Bad Drone

Our two-part series of presentations was nicknamed Good Drone – Bad Drone. In part one, Ryan Hodgens, a C-UAS subject matter expert, presented on Robotic Perimeter Security Systems, autonomous security robotics and their advantages. Hodgens advocates for expanding safe and secure UAS operations within the U.S., co-founded the Central CoastRead More

Chapter Activity 09/17/2021 SAFETY Act

The virtual presentation was The SAFETY Act: An Overview, presented by Brian E. Finch, partner at Pillsbury Law. For information about the Act go to https://www.safetyact.gov/ .

ASIS Certification Study Scholarship

This support offered by ASIS Int’l was put into a drawing of members who indicated they would utilize it to pursue professional certification. Our awardee was Jeremy DeWeese of Loomis! ASIS provides a number of certifications by application and exam for those in the security field. For more information goRead More

2022 GSX Pass

The ASIS Int’l annual conference is the GSX (global security exchange) held in Atlanta GA this year. One All-Access Pass is provided by ASIS Int’l to the Chapter, and it was selected by a drawing of participants who would be able to attend. Our winner is Brad Wallace at IDEXX!Read More

Chapter Activity 02/25/2021 Security Assessment

The Virtual meeting was a presentation by our Larry Fitzgerald from TRC, and discussion on Security Assessment Methodologies, discussing value, then comparing and contrasting them (FEMA 426/452, ISC, BPATS, TASS proprietary, etc.)

Chapter Activity 04/22/2021 Travel Risk Mgmt

The Virtual Presentation this day was Introduction to Travel Risk Management – Why It’s Important and Where to Start. The speaker was Benjamin Longworth from On Call International; he has performed consulting surveys, responded to major incidents and lead evacuations around the globe.

Chapter Activity 10/28/2021 Threat Assessment

Our Virtual Presentation was Before, During and After: Key Workplace Violence and Threat Assessment Concepts. The presenter was Kevin Rice, retired USSS agent, author, instructor and assoc. director safety and security in academia in Maine. For information about ATAP (Association of Threat Assessment Professionals) go to www.atapworldwide.org

Chapter Activity 05/12/2022 Extremism

Our Virtual Presentation was on Political Extremist Activity in the Northeast. The report and discussion was provided by the State of Maine Fusion Center (MIAC) or Maine Information Analysis Center – Maine State Police.