“During my chairmanship I wish to assist British Security Industry Association (BSIA) in building on its strengths so that it is viewed as the differentiator of choice for the end-user. I also wish to encourage more members to get actively involved in the Association so that we can drive the security guarding sector forward, encouraging best practice and raising standards,” commented Bill Muskin today on his appointment as the new BSIA Security Guarding Section Chairman.
Other new BSIA appointments made at their Annual General Meeting today included; BSIA section chairmen and vice-chairmen who have been elected for terms of office commencing in July 2009 as follows:
Cash & Property Marking Section: Chairman – Chris Taylor (Selectamark Security Systems plc); Vice-chairman – Digby Ram (IBP Group Ltd);
Cash & Valuables in Transit Section: Chairman – Ashley Bailey (Loomis UK Ltd), Vice-chairman – Ian Nisbet (G4S Cash Services (UK) Ltd);
CCTV Section: Chairman – Pauline Norstrom (Dedicated Micros Ltd); Vice-chairman – Alan Lefford (RemGuard Ltd);
Close Protection Section: Chairman – Dave Allison (Octaga Security Services Ltd);
Security Consultancies Section Chairman, Ian Johnson (Ian Johnson Associates Ltd), Vice-chairman – Barry Walker (MFD International Ltd);
Security Equipment Manufacturers Section: Vice-chairman – Geoff Pye (Optex (Europe) Ltd);
Security Guarding Section: Vice-chairman – Charles Millar (Izon Security Ltd);
Security Systems Section: Chairman – Tim Geddes (Yeoman Monitoring Services Ltd).
The following chairmen and vice-chairmen will continue in office for a further year:
Access Control Section: Chairman – Mike Sussman (TDSi Ltd), Vice-chairman – Paul Adams (Kaba Ltd);
Civil Aviation Security Section: Chairman – Ashley Smith (Tensor plc); Vice-chairman – Adrian Lee (Reliance Security Services Ltd);
Export Council: Chairman – Paul Ramsay (Norbain SD Ltd), Vice-chairman – John Davies (TDSi Ltd);
Information Destruction Section: Chairman – Russell Harris (Shred Secure Ltd), Vice-chairman – Anthony Pearlgood (PHS Datashred);
Leisure Industry Security: Chairman – Tony Clarke (UK Security Facilities Ltd, Vice-chairman – Gary Powers (Regency Security Services Ltd);
Physical Security Equipment Section Chairman – Clive Baker (Kaba (UK) Ltd;
Police and Public Services Section: Chairman – Mick Lee (Constant Security Services Ltd), Vice-chairman – Robbie Calder (Broadland Guarding Services Ltd);
Security Equipment Manufacturers Section: Chairman – Tony Allen (Dycon Ltd).
BSIA Company Secretary, Alan Barwell, commented: “The effectiveness of the BSIA as the representative body of the security industry is achieved not only by the work of Association staff, but also the dedication of members willing to serve on committees and as chairmen. The structure of the Association means that every section has a voice on BSIA’s Council and therefore, has a role in shaping the future of the Association’s work. Our thanks go to the outgoing section chairmen for all they have contributed as we welcome a new group of chairmen into post.”