ASIS awards recognize the companies, products, and individuals that demonstrate true excellence, innovation, and leadership in the field of security. Winners of these industry-leading awards have distinguished themselves as the cream of the crop in their fields because of the contribution’s they’ve made to the advancement of the profession. Congratulations to this year’s class of winners!
President’s Award of Merit
This award recognizes exceptional volunteers. These individuals demonstrate the very best in unselfish volunteer commitment and mentoring.
James Roberts, CPP & Briane Grey accepting on behalf of Oksana Farber
Joe McDonald, CPP, PSP
Don Walker Award for Enterprise Security Executive Leadership
This award recognizes an individual committed to promoting security management education, certification, and standards.
2018 PCB Organizational Award of Merit
This award honors organizations that made extraordinary efforts to enhance the professional development of their security team through board certification.
Chapter Website of the Year
In today’s digital age, chapter websites have become a vital communication channel between our Society, our members, and security professionals at-large. The chapters recognized by this award have delivered added value to their members—and to ASIS—by maintaining engaging, dynamic websites.
Award Group 1: Austria Chapter
Award Group 4: Omaha Chapter
Award Group 6: Mexico City Chapter
Award Group 7: North Texas Chapter
Chapter Newsletter of the Year
Chapter newsletters are a tried and true method of keeping the chapter membership informed on a variety of topics—current events, security-industry related legislation, local job opportunities, and member recognition. This award recognizes excellence in the content and design of both print and electronic newsletters.
Award Group 5: Florida West-Coast Chapter
Award Group 6: Columbus Chapter
Award Group 7: United Kingdom Chapter
Chapter Community Service
A $1,000 donation is made by ASIS International on behalf of the winning chapters to the charitable organization of their choice.
Award Group 4: Mid-Tennessee Chapter
Award Group 5: The Montréal Chapter
Award Group 6: Phoenix Chapter
ASIS Foundation Awards
The ASIS Foundation is proud to invest in individuals and chapters, offering scholarships and grants to support those pursuing security careers in achieving their professional goals. These awards are made possible by the generous support of ASIS Foundation donors.
This year, the Foundation helped 25 individuals prepare for their ASIS certification through our Road to Certification and Career Development scholarships.
These awards honors those individuals, chapters, and organizations that stepped up to help fund our awards, grants, and research.
2018 Outstanding Individual Donor
Frank Argenbright, Executive Chairman and Founder, SecurAmerica
Outstanding Corporate Partner
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank
Outstanding Regional Donor
West & Central Africa, Region 11
Outstanding Lifetime Supporter
Bernie Greenawalt, CPP
I.B. Hale Chapter of the Year
Insall Bailey Hale, otherwise known as “I.B.” Hale, served our Society as a council member, regional vice president and—from 1969 to 1970—as president of ASIS International.
Hale firmly believed that local chapters were essential to the creation and sustainability of a strong association, and he took a special interest in their success.
The I.B. Hale Chapter of the Year Award is bestowed each year upon one or more chapters that demonstrate financial stability, membership growth, high-quality meetings, educational programs, publications, and efforts that support the advancement of the security profession.
Florida West Coast
Roy N. Bordes Council Member Award of Excellence
This award recognizes a member who selflessly serve on our councils, shares expertise, encourages the next generation of leaders, and offers insight to ASIS educational programs and publications.
Allan Wick, CPP, PCI, PSP
E.J. Criscuoli Jr. Volunteer Leadership Award
This award recognizes a member who has exhibited selfless devotion at the volunteer level and made significant contributions at the chapter and regional levels over an extended period.
James R. Finnelly, CPP
Matthew Simeone Award for Public Private Partnership Excellence
This award, inspired by public-private partnership visionary Matthew Simeone and administered by the ASIS Law Enforcement Liaison Council, recognizes outstanding chapter programs that promote cooperation between the public and private sectors.
Wilmington North Carolina Police Department, and Wilmington Housing Authority (nominated by the Azalea Coast Chapter)