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Our Creed

We believe that we have an obligation to our members to aid hem in the realization of their professional goals and aspirations.

We believe that a professional society of members committed to helping each other is the keystone that will support and sustain growth.

We believe that our members should consider membership in our Chapter the most significant, cost-effective investment that they can make in their professional future.

Our History

ASIS is the largest international educational organization for security professionals, with over 38,000 members worldwide. ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that focus on both the fundamentals and the most recent advancements in security management.

On January 28th, 1974, the Florida West Coast Chapter of A.S.I.S. assumed the obligation of and was chartered as, Chapter 30 of the American Society of Industrial Security. A.S.I.S. is now known as ASIS International. Our Florida West Coast Chapter serves as a local resource for information on various security and management skills by exposing members to all disciplines so that they can become key participants in the modern business environment.

The Florida Chapter has a proud history. We are a five-time Chapter of the Year award winner (I.B. Hale Award) however, our true strength is our membership. Our growing chapter includes top professionals from every security related field in the Tampa Bay Area.

Our Board

ASIS Chapter 30 2018


Logan Rees



Dawn McMahon

Secretary & Media Design


Mervin Ricketts

Membership Chair

chris chambers

Chris Chambers

Young Professionals Liaison

Valerie Scott 3 4x5 BC

Valerie Scott

Vice Chair


Carrie Buck

Immediate Past Chair


Ken Stewart

Program Chair

amber morris

Amber Morris

Women in Security Liaison

Bill Davis

Bill Davis, CPP


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Alan Hill, CPP

Certification Co-Chair

rick eldard

Rick Eldard, CPP

Security & Military Liaison

Bob OShell 1

Bob O'Shell

Placement Chair

al perotti

Al Perotti, CPP

Legislative Chair

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Bret Bartlett

Certification Co-Chair

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Rick Jahnke

Incoming Treasurer

jim parrish

Jim Parish

Law Enforcement Liaison

Interested in learning more ...

The ASIS Florida West Coast Chapter 30 Board meets monthly. Visitors and members interested in board activities or membership are encouraged to attend.