October/November 2012 

In This Issue
New Members
CSC Designation
In The News
Regional Seminar
NFPA Comment
Annual Conference
Quick Links 
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Phone: 202-944-7855

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Board of Directors


Richard Grassie  


Vice President

Frank Pisciotta 



 Harold Gillens 



James Kelton 

Past President 

Norman Bates  



David Aggleton
Curtis Baillie

Elliot Boxerbaum
Jack Case
Jim Clark 

Leslie Cole
Ronald Heil

Kelly Klatt 

Mark Lex
Kevin Murray  

 Robert Schultheiss

Michael Silva

Ralph Witherspoon

Alan Zajic


Executive Director  

Kerry Parker  

Adviser & Founder
Chuck Sennewald

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IAPSC Brings Security Professionals Together in Concord, NC
Phil Nater, Harold Gillens and Frank Pisciotta facilitated a Southeast Regional Seminar for the IAPSC from October 17th through the 19th at the Cabarrus Country Club in Concord, NC. There were over 30 attendees including corporate security directors, consultants, manufacturers, integrators, manufacturers' representatives and other security practitioners from as far away as Atlanta. read more & download presentations >

In The News 

IAPSC Submits Comment Letter Opposing NFPA 730: Premises Security Guide
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has opened for public comment the next revision of the NFPA 730: Premises Security Guide. What is important for you to note is that NFPA is proposing to change the NFPA 730 Guide to a Code. IAPSC is strongly opposing this change and has submitted a comment form and letter to the NFPA. read more    


Click here to download IAPSC's comment letter to the NFPA

In early 2013, IAPSC is launching a new website designed to enhance value and visibility for our members. The effort has been led by Website Committee Chair Kevin Murray, CPP, CISM, CFE of Murray Associates and the site is being constructed by Graphic D-Signs, Inc. of Washington, NJ.

Chuck Sennewald's latest book, Security Consulting, 4th Ed. will be released November 15th.  The original edition was published in 1989, five years after the founding of the IAPSC. This book is vastly enhanced and expanded from the original work, including specific topics heretofore not included, such as IT Consulting. read more

IAPSC Member Karim H. Vellani, CPP, CSC has been working on a hospital security staffing benchmark project for the past two years. Below is the article, "Staffing Benchmarks: How Many Security Officers are Enough?" written by Vellani, Robert J. Emery, and Nathan Parker, which tells the story to date. read more



Security Consulting | Technical | Forensic | IT | Business Profitability


Session topics will include...

  • Thought Leadership: Innovation & Creativity in your Business Model  
  • Communications Strategies for Those Who Want to Inform  
  • Webinar 101: Putting on a Successful Webinar for Clients & Prospects  
  • The "R" Word: Retirement   
  • Forensic Security Strategies: Three Things You Can do to Position Yourself as a Formidable Expert Witness  
  • Risk Management: Bring Your Practice to the Real Marketplace

Plus social activities including golf, spa, a spouse / guest outing, cooking classes, and so much more!


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