Howard joined the ranks of The Security Industry Association’s (SIA) New Products Showcase Judges at this year’s ISC West held in Las Vegas the week of April 13, 2015. Howard has participated as a Judge for the past 4 years at ISC West. The New Product Showcase (NPS) recognizes innovative products and services in electronic physical security. NPS Judges represent a carefully selected cross-section of industry experts and are drawn from dealers, specifiers, end-users, distributors and practitioners. Judges carefully review the NPS applications prior tothe ISC West. The day before the show opens, NPS participants present their entries to a panel of judges, who further add to their knowledge of entries when they explore the show floor the following day. After completing their unbiased and comprehensive evaluations, the judges select the best product or service in each category for which there is a sufficient number of entrants.
Howard is reappointed to ASIS International Council Vice President position.
The ASIS Councils serve the membership through identification of information regarding security issues in their specific concentration. In addition, ASIS Councils provide support to, and enhancement of, ASIS educational programs and materials designed to meet the needs of professionals with specific security concerns and issues inherent to a specific industry.
The ASIS Councils provide a vital link between practitioners and the Society to ensure that only the most relevant and latest information on security practices is made available for members.
Howard works directly with four (4) Councils: Defense & Intelligence, Gaming & Wagering Protection, Global Terrorism, Political Instability & International Crime and the Physical Security Councils
He is also member of the Rapid Response Team Subcommittee, Policy and Procedures Subcommittee, Marketing Department Liaison and is the Council-Standards Liaison. He is also a member of the ASIS International certifications programs committee.
Under contract to The Professional Engineering Group, Howard provided onsite physical security surveys at buildings under the auspices of County’s Real Estate Services Department as overseen by the County Security Coordinator.
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