ASIS Canada Executive Committee
Toronto Chapter Executive Committee
This committee consists of four elected volunteer members serving for a one-year term from January 1st to December 31st each year. The Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer are responsible for planning all chapter events, and coordinating the activities of the other sub-committees. All sub-committee volunteers are appointed annually by the Chapter Chairperson.
Kenneth M. Close
Best Practices Committee
This committee is responsible for organising the chapter's largest educational event of the year, the Best Practices Seminar, in April of each year. It is an all-day event, with multiple speakers and is expected to draw in excess of 150 attendees. There is an exhibit area for chapter sponsors, with tabletop or free-standing booths available.
This committee is responsible for organising the chapter's annual certification study groups, for the Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP) and Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) designations. The study groups run each fall using volunteer moderators and speakers, and are expected to draw in excess of 50 attendees overall.
This committee is responsible for drafting a weekly e-mail blast to the membership, summarising all events and activities within the chapter and with affiliated organisations. Posts on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram are coordinated by the communications committee to promote upcoming events, share industry news, and post real-time updates - with pictures - from chapter events.
This committee is responsible for coordinating the chapter's outreach to colleges offering programs related to the security industry, as well as coordinating a mentorship program and chapter student scholarships. The education committee is also responsible for organising the annual Colleges Night event in February of each year.
This committee is responsible for organising the largest single chapter event, the golf tournament, occurring in August. This includes coordinating with chapter sponsors to ensure they are adequately represented, and arranging for raffle prizes.
Law Enforcement Committee
This commitee act as the chapter’s primary point of contact for law enforcement officials. Promotes private and public partnerships, and information sharing with local law enforcement entities. Assist the chapter program and events chair with the planning of any law enforcement appreciation/recognition programs and events and promotes ASIS International to law enforcement professionals.
This committee is responsible for organising speakers and venues for the regular chapter meetings in January, March, May and September; the events not organised by other committees.
Women in Security Committee
This committee is responsible for organising events that provide support and assistance to women in the security field, as well as inspire those interested in entering the profession. It is initiative supported by the ASIS International Women in Security Council. The WIS committee will host one social networking event in June, and the Half-Day Security Summit in November.
Young Professionals Committee
This committee is responsible to educate and develop young careerists by providing a forum to engage and learn from security thought leaders, get involved with ASIS programs and activities, and connect with peers from across the globe. The YP committee will host three social networking events throughout the year, and one educational event.
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