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Board of Directors

Committee Chairs act as a liaison between the ASIS International Council and the local chapter providing interested and/or professionally aligned local chapter members with resources provided by the ASIS International Council. Committee Chairs support the aims of the ASIS International Council on a chapter level. Click on red star to go to the equivalent ASIS Council Committee.

Non-Council Associated Committees and Sub-Committee Chairs provide support as needed to the appropriate Committee or act on behalf of the chapter in local efforts to provide additional benefit to the chapter and its membership. 

 

 Chairman  
BRAD DRISKELL, CPP
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
10777 Northwest Freeway Suite 500
Houston, TX 77092
Phone: 2817432150
Fax: 2817432150
e-mail: brad.driskell@usa.g4s.com
Vice Chairman 
Robin Malachi
CITGO Petroleum
1293 Eldridge Parkway
Houston, TX 77077
Phone: 832-486-1620
e-mail: rmalach@citgo.com
Secretary 

Paul Shkedy
W Industries of Texas LLC
11500 Charles Road
Houston, TX 77041
Phone: 713-330-6230
e-mail: paul_shkedy@w-industries.com
Treasurer
Marco Segura
Phone: 7134598988
e-mail: marco.segura@nextgensecured.com

Academic Programs Committee

Promotes and assists in the development of security education programs at academic institutions and the local chapter, ASIS student membership, and security career programs. 

Advisory Special Role Appointee
Aerospace Security Committee
Banking, Financial Services & Economic Crimes Committee

Provides a resource for security professionals involved in banking and financial industry security, loss prevention, and risk management regarding current trends, best practices, benchmarking, educational programs, industry specific surveys, and open discussions.

Provides education and information, supports ASIS members with intelligence and innovative solutions aimed at resolving economic crime threats, and promotes global cooperation between security professionals and law enforcement officials.                 

Careers in Security Committee

Provides a resource for ASIS members and companies either seeking to engage security professionals or those seeking positions within area organizations             

Certifications Committee
Communications Committee

Maintains and promotes positive communication between ASIS Houston and the local media, members, community and stakeholders. Examines, explores and promotes all means of communication designed to bring accurate and timely information.       

Commercial Real Estate Committee

Provides a credible and progressive source of information and leadership regarding security, life safety, and emergency preparedness issues affecting the commercial real estate industry.        

Cultural Properties Committee

Serve as the leading resource for education, outreach, and suggested protection practices for institutions dedicated to the preservation, presentation, and stewardship of cultural resources; thought, speech, action, artifacts, and built heritage; to include museums, libraries, faith based organizations, performing arts centers, and any cultural facility concerned with the protection of people, valuable collections, and other assets.                 

Educational Institutions Security Committee

The Committee's mission is to identify best practices and emerging trends in educational institution security while providing professional development opportunities for k-12, and higher education administrators and security personnel in promoting a safe and secure educational environment in which students, faculty and staff can excel.

Golf Committee

The purpose of the Golf Committee is to identify and secure the most cost effective venue to host the annual golf event. The committee identifies and secures sponsorships, establishes tournament rules and format designed to provide the maximum benefit to players, members, educational institutions and students.

Global Terrorism, Political Instability And International Crime

Provides information to ASIS members on the threats presented by global terrorism, political instability, and international crime; recognizing business vulnerabilities; and mitigating the risks presented by these threats in an effective, cost-efficient manner.

Healthcare Security Committee

Provides credible resources and information on healthcare best security practices, including physical security, staffing, and sample policies and procedures. Acts as Liaison with the appropriate Hospital and Healthcare Safety Associations       

Hospitality, Entertainment And Tourism Security Committee

Champions the continuous improvement of security and safety through increased professionalism of the members. This is accomplished by constant improvement in training programs, certifications, and establishing best practices for this discipline. The Hospitality, Entertainment and Tourism Security Committee works with soft targets to include; hotels, vacation and time share rentals, congregate residential centers, amusement parks and open air venues, and tourism officials for positive effect on guests, employees and assets.

Information Asset Protection and Information Technology Security Committee

The Information Technology Security Committee and its partners delivers a forum to enhance effectiveness and productivity of security practitioners with educational programs and materials that address specific security concerns related to Information Technology.

Internship Committee
Investigations Committee

Promotes ethical and thorough investigations by private, corporate, and government investigators by providing analyses of emerging investigative technology, techniques and trends in the global investigative arena.                   

Law Enforcement Liaison. Committee

Facilitates an ongoing environment for members to engage in the development, research, and implementation of programs and activities which foster cooperation and partnership between the public law enforcement and private security professions. Accepts, disseminates and communicates to the membership nominations for the Public Safety Officer award recipient.        

Legislative & Security Associaton Liason Committee
Nominations Committee
Oil, Gas, And Chemical Industry Security Committee

Provides a platform for shared educational opportunities and an interactive forum for members to discuss timely issues.  Assists security managers from the gas, water, electric, and nuclear power plants with the primary duty to protect people, property, and assets routinely, as well as in the event of a natural disaster or terrorist activity 

Physical Security Committee

romotes, standards, guidelines, and certification, through education, training, and leadership in all aspects of the Physical Security industry. This is accomplished through the establishment of best practices and educational opportunities in security assessment, planning, systems integration, and management of physical security concepts, devices, and systems from the initial barrier to the protected asset including policies, procedures, people, and equipment.                   

Private Security Services Committee

Accurately report and disseminate – to our membership of security professionals written observation of the policies, procedures, licensing, machinations, and the flow of the private security industry’s matters before State of Texas governance - Department of Public Safety ~ Texas Private Security Bureau (DPS-TPSB). 

Retail Loss Prevention Committee
Membership Committee

The membership committee helps grow the chapter roster and communicate with current and future members. New members are welcome at the meetings. We are always looking for volunteers that want to help be ambassadors for the chapter to the public and membership.

School Safety & Security Committee
Speakers Committee
Social Events Committee
Transportation Committee
Texas Private Security Board Liaison

Accurately report and disseminate – to our membership of security professionals written observation of the policies, procedures, licensing, machinations, and the flow of the private security industry’s matters before State of Texas governance - Department of Public Safety ~ Texas Private Security Bureau (DPS-TPSB). 

Website Committee
Women in Security Committee
Young Professionals Committee

The Young Professionals' (YP) Committee was established as an opportunity to engage new security careerists and create a forum for the industry's future leaders to network and learn of the benefits available through the American Society of Industrialized Security (ASIS) Houston chapter. Membership typically includes someone who is less than 40 years of age or who has less than five years operational experience in the security profession. Yet, participation is encouraged from all those passionate about developing Houston's future leaders within the security profession.

The YP Committee is specifically designed to attract local security practitioners interested in exchanging ideas, leadership, academic and networking opportunities with fellow young professionals. Mentorship opportunities with more experienced chapter members through social gatherings is on the horizon.