Wiesa News and Events

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

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…

2G Sunset to Impact WI

We have been informed by Uplink that AT&T plans to sunset the majority of the 2G networks that serve the Wisconsin area. This will happen before the end of October 2014. A list of impacted ZIP codes can be found on our website. We encourage all dealers to contact existing customers who may be impacted by this soon-to-be defunct communication vehicle.

WIESA’s 2014 Annual Memorial Golf Outing

WIESA’s 2014 Annual Memorial Golf Outing will be named in remembrance of Tom Girmscheid who passed away in a traffic accident on his way home after work. Come and join us as we celebrate Tom’ s life and get a great day of golf in.  Golf Club’s 27-hole layout offers golfers of all abilities a unique and exciting experience. The golf course is very playable yet challenging enough for a sense of accomplishment.  Set in the rolling hills of the beautiful Northern Kettle Moraine in the Village of Elkhart Lake, it offers some of the best vistas in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Be sure to check-out the course…. read more…

School Safety Conference Presents Guidelines for an Effective School Security Program

The Wisconsin Electronic Security Association is taking a leadership role nationwide in ensuring the safety of children, teachers and school personnel.

The Electronic Security association (ESA), has completed a comprehensive resource for school officials who are developing or adding to their electronic security systems as part of their overall school security plan. This resource, “Electronic Security Guidelines for Schools” is a document meant to inform and advise school decision makers about their options, and the critical role of electronic security.

A conference for the live presentation of “Electronic Security Guidelines for Schools” will take place May 19, 2014 at the Country Springs Conference Center. Security Industry Experts with specific experience in securing K-12 schools will lead a series of panel discussions. read more…

Upcoming Events

  1. WIESA Board Meeting

    February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Day of CEU’s

    March 1
  3. Certified Alarm Technician Level I

    March 5 @ 8:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm
  4. WIESA Board Meeting

    March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. WIESA Board Meeting

    April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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