Welcome to ASIS Greater Philadelphia Chapter!


Chapter News


Congratulations to the members that have recently passed their board certifications:

  • Dan Anderson - PSP
  • William D. Chubb – PSP

(William also has passed his CPP exam late last year... Job well done!)

Upcoming Event (16 April 2014):

Chapter member and former Chapter Chair, Russell F. Jones, Jr., Network Director of Protective Services for Einstein Healthcare Network will be presenting at our April Meeting.

The topic will be "If Disney Ran Your Security Department" and attendance to this meeting will qualify for one (1) CPE credit. Please join us for a great evening of networking and learning.

4:00 to 4:45pm - Executive Meeting

4:45 to 5:30pm - Meet and Greet

5:30 to 5:45pm - Chapter Business

5:45 to 6:30pm - Dinner

6:30 to 7:30pm - Speaker Presentation

Call for Leadership:

Do you want to get involved? We are looking for a motivated member to Chair the Foundation & Scholarship Committee. This area is a key focus for the Chapter in 2014. Leading this committee will increase the value you get from your ASIS membership by increasing the strength of your network, building leadership skills and increasing your visibility within the industry.  Please contact the Chapter Chairperson at Chairperson@phillyasis.com if this is something that you would be interested in and would like to receive more information.

Recap of Past Events

Law Enforcement Appreciation Night, LEAN (19 March 2014):

The Chapter was privileged to be able to honor over 40 individuals in the law enforcement community at the 16th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. These brave and dedicated men and women risk their lives to maintain safety and peace of mind for all of our citizens. Thank you for your service!

Chief Inspector Raymond Rooney Award honorees stand beside The Chairpersons Award honoree. From left to right: P/O Shawntai Cooper, #1680; P/O Edward Davies, #1240; and P/O William Barr, #6345

Thank you to John Russell, Lean Committee Chair and the entire team for putting together a wonderful and special event. The hard work over the past few months is very appreciated and recognized by many.

The Chapter and Committee also send a special thank you to all of the LEAN sponsors. Without them the event would not be able to take place. 

Platinum - AlliedBarton Security Services, ASSA ABLOY, University of Penn

Gold - Securitas Security Services, Uniform Gear

Silver - ABM Security, Campus Apartments, Cigna, Drexel University, Michael G. Lutz, Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police, Integrated Security and Communication, N-Tech Systems Inc., Rave Mobile Safety, Security On-Line Systems Incorporated, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Tyco Integrated Systems

Bronze - Shelly Electric, Clean Rentals

Past Chairpersons Night (19 February 2014):

Eight esteemed Past Chairpersons were in attendance during February's meeting as we recognized the contributions of the outgoing 2013 Chair, Bill Lutz. We had a great time and a very good turnout. Thank you to Eric Pritchard of Kleinbard Bell & Brecker LLP for presenting on video and audio liability which led to a great discussion among the members.

Past Chairpersons from left to right: Daniel Kropp, CPP (1994, ASIS President 2003 Chr of Bd 2004); James Prout (2008 & 2009); Jim Dallas, CPP (1988); Bill Durso (2004 & 2005); Bill Birks, CPP (1986 & 1987); William E Lutz, Jr (2013); Russ Jones, CPP (1989); and John Ward (2000)

National News 

Reach-Out – Member-Get-A-Member is Thriving!

Please continue to encourage members to invite friends, peers, customers, or vendors who are not currently members to join ASIS. Multiple prize opportunities for those (individuals and chapters) who refer new members. [Council incentives being discussed!] Details here: https://www.asisonline.org/Membership/Member-Center/Member-Get-A-Member/Pages/default.aspx

ASIS Foundation News

 AMU Online Graduate Certificate in Business Essentials for Security Executive