Wiesa News and Events

Below is a list of recent news related to the Wisconsin Electronic Security Association

Transforming Your Company into a High Value Business

March 26, 2015

Speaker: Kelly Bond, SVP Alarm Capital Alliance
Guest Speaker: Michelle Yungblut, Electronic Security Association Vice President of Training and Certification and up to 8 CEU’s all in One Day!

KELLY BOND
SVP, Business Development

Alarm Capital Alliance

With her extensive experience in the security industry, Ms. Bond has played an integral part in the growth of Alarm Capital Alliance. In her role as Senior Vice President of Business Development for ACA, Ms. Bond is responsible for increasing sales through acquisitions and driving the overall business-to-business development strategy for the company. In 2014, the Women’s Security Council recognized her career accomplishments by naming her an Honoree of their Women of the Year awards.

Ms. Bond has been with ACA since 2005 and began her work in the electronic security industry in 1998. In her career, Ms. Bond has also been responsible for business development, portfolio due diligence, negotiation of legal documentation, and assimilation of transactions. Ms. Bond currently serves as the Membership Committee Chair and the National Scholarship Chair for ESA.

Event is being held at:
Country Springs Hotel
2810 Golf Road
Pewaukee, WI 53072
262.547.0201

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Get your Nominations in for the 2015 Annual Award

Your nominations are needed!

All Awards will be presented at the 2015 WIESA Annual Meeting in May.
Date and Location to be determined. We’re getting an early start on nominations this year.
The WIESA Annual Awards ceremony, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting each year, serves as an occasion for members to honor those who have exhibited extraordinary dedication and service to the security industry.

Anyone associated with a WIESA member company, at any level, is encouraged to submit nominations for any categories they wish. Each honoree receives a plaque, news release, and is listed on the WIESA Wall of Fame. Nomination forms are being accepted exclusively electronically this year.

Award Categories and Criteria Considerations

The Awards Committee, comprised of WIESA’s Past Presidents, review and vote upon all nominations. The company member nominating a candidate will be notified if their nominee is chosen and will be expected to bring the individual to the 2015 WIESA Annual Meeting.

Member of the Year…
Company must be a regular member for at least one full year. Past and present service to WIESA in such areas as Officer, Committee, or Committee Chair or whose efforts personify a commitment to exceptional service within the security industry including such things as SDM Top 100 classification, Sammy Awards, attendance at ESX, Day on Capital Hill. Past and present commitments to the communities they service, such as volunteer contributions or participation with organizations such as United Way, Boys and Girls Clubs, American Cancer Society, Lions Club, will be considered.

Technician of the Year…
Must have attained at least Certified Alarm Technician Level I Certification. Other technical certifications, length of service with current firm and committee participation should be considered. Individuals whose efforts personifies a commitment to service to the security industry and the communities they serve.

Salesperson of the Year…
Length of service with current firm and committee participation should be considered. Individuals who have made special contributions to the Association or security industry and whose efforts personifies a commitment to exceptional service to the communities they serve.

Administrative Person of the Year…
Length of service with current firm and committee participation should be considered. Individuals who have made special contributions to the Association or security industry and whose efforts also personifies a commitment to exceptional service to the communities they serve.

Associate Member of the Year…
Person or company’s length of membership and committee participation should be considered. Individuals who have made special contributions to the Association or security industry and whose efforts also personifies a commitment to exceptional service to the communities they serve.

Public Safety Person of the Year…
Any Public safety official in the state who has shown dedication to the common interests of the alarm industry and the communities they serve should be considered. Participation and support of WIESA projects should also be a consideration.

Submit your nominations here:

ESX 2015 June 24-26, 2015

ESX 2015 Come to ESX 2015 to network with like-minded professionals from the electronic security and life safety industry Relax, share solutions and learn from industry thought leaders during ESX 2015 in Baltimore, June 24-26.  It’s a great opportunity to meet-up with your colleagues and develop new connections with industry peers.  And you will have fun too! Watch the ESX Networking Video to learn more about the • ESX Welcome Reception • ESA Celebrates • The Crawl • SDM 100 Gala (Tickets sold separately, visit SDMGala.com) Registration is Open! Enjoy ESX 2015’s Supersaver Rates through April 30, 2015. Team Discounts are available—save 20% for 3 or more paying registrants from the same company (Discount Code: 3PLUS). Invite your spouse and receive a special discount. See Pass Types. Book your hotel and make travel arrangements.

Apprenticeship program is now accepting new students

Be the first to sign up for an exciting career and help catch the bad guys using security solutions!!!

WIESA, the Wisconsin Electronic Security Association is the first state chapter of the national association to implement an Apprenticeship Program for the security industry in the U.S that could become a national model. The program was unveiled on November 1, 2014.

“The program will provide a career opportunity to individuals with a desire to develop skills which will allow them to help people in very tangible ways while earning excellent compensation. It will also open doors to unlimited earnings potential and a very satisfying career,” notes David Koenig, WIESA Apprenticeship Chair.

Merlin Guilbeau, “The WIESA apprenticeship program will enable the industry in Wisconsin to build a well-trained labor force. It establishes a framework that can be utilized by the employers to increase employee loyalty, reduce training costs, attract more applicants, and improve productivity. All of this translates into a valuable service to public safety.”

SIGN UP TODAY!!!

For more information please contact:

Karen Bartel
(414) 459.3260
information@WIESA.org.

Act 270 New Uniform Commercial Building Code

Speakers
Jeff Weigand – Administrator, WI Dept. of Safety and Professional Services and
Tom Engels – Assistant Deputy Secretary, WI Dept. of Safety and Professional Services will be speaking
on Act 270.
Act 270 is the result of the fire chiefs lobbying at the 11th hour to remove suppression and detection
from the guise of the Uniform Building Code. Essentially, Wisconsin thought it would be best to adopt read more…

Upcoming Events

  1. WIESA Board Meeting

    August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Fire Alarm Installation Methods Certification

    September 6 @ 8:00 am - September 7 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Join us for the 2017 Westhaven Country Club Oshkosh, WI

    September 14
  4. Video System Technologies

    September 21 - September 22
  5. WIESA Board Meeting

    September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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