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ASIS International announces its 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients

ASIS International announces its 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients Global security leaders recognized for advancing the security profession

ASIS International

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has announced the 2022 class of recipients for its annual awards of excellence for organizations and individuals.

The annual ASIS Awards of Excellence honor the important work and accomplishments of ASIS members worldwide. They are honored not only for their accomplishments but also for setting standards for the industry to model across the globe. 

“Award recipients inspire global security professionals through their actions and efforts,” said Malcolm C. Smith, 2022 President, ASIS International. “From heroic actions on the job that saved lives to best-in-class Chapter performance to female security professionals who have consistently worked for the betterment of the security industry, these recipients serve as role models for the entire profession.” 

ASIS International invites GSX attendees to join them to celebrate in-person on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. ET at the Georgia World Congress Center (Hall B5) with light refreshments following or view the awards ceremony via livestream (open to the public) here at that same time and date. 

The following is a list of 2022 Award recipients – 

Individual Awards 

President’s Award of Merit 

Brigadier General Ahamed Mohammed Abdi, CPP, PCI, PSP 

Danny Y. Chan 


Don Walker CSO Center Security Executive Award 

Michael Brzozowski, PSP, CPP, CISSP 


E.J. Criscuoli, Jr., CPP, Volunteer Leadership Award 

Stephen P. Somers, CPP 


Ralph Day Memorial Security Officer Heroism Award 

Aaron Wallace Salter Jr. - Allied Universal (Posthumous) 

Christopher Deslands – Atlas Group (Honorable Mention) 

Rahman Grimes – Sunstates Security (Honorable Mention) 

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Roy N. Bordes, CPP Community Member Award of Excellence 

Inge Sebyan Black, CPP 


Women in Security Global Community Karen Marquez Honors 

Antoinette King, PSP 

Suzanne T. Scarlett, PSP 


Young Professional of the Year Award 

Hari Pratap Singh Shekhawat, CPP 


Chapter Awards 

I.B. Hale Chapter of the Year Award 



Lima, Peru (Honorable Mention) 

North Texas (Honorable Mention) 


Chapter Communications Award 

Lima, Peru 



United Kingdom 

Nairobi, Kenya (Honorable Mention) 

Singapore (Honorable Mention) 


Outstanding New/Revitalized Chapter Award 



Chapter Community Service Award 

Lima, Peru 


Jamaica (Honorable Mention) 


Certification Awards 

Professional Certification Board (PCB) Regional Certification Award 

Jonathan Ensley, CPP, PSP (Region 1B - Columbia River) 

Simon Muriuki Karuki, CPP, PCI, PSP (Region 10A - Nairobi, Kenya) 

Michael B. Mann CPP, PSP (Region 4A - Middle Tennessee) 

Jose Wilson Massa, CPP (Region 8A - Sao Paulo, Brazil) 

Mark Joseph Vinculado, CPP, PCI, PSP (Region 13B - Philippine) 

Selbourne Webb, CPP, PCI, PSP (Region 7B - Jamaica) 

Ing Kerne Yeh, CPP (Region 13B - Singapore) 

Stephen Perkins, CPP, PCI, PSP (Region 4A – Greater Fayetteville)


Professional Certification Board (PCB) Organizational Award of Merit 

Guardsman Group of Companies (Jamaica Chapter) 


Foundation and Publication Awards 

ASIS Foundation Public Private Partnership in Excellence Grant in honor of Matthew Simeone 

Antwerp SHIELD Belgium Police Department 


Military Liaison Community Scholarships 

Taras Bebeshko 

Ranjen Bhatia 

Ann Itodo 

Oladejo Farinto Stephen Oloyede 

Weston Whittenburg 


Law Enforcement Liaison Community Scholarships 

Christopher Ausec 

Scott Gray 


Security Industry Book of the Year 

Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC), 2nd edition by Michael J. Fagel, Ph.D., CEM, Rick C. Mathews, MS, NRP (ret.) and J. Howard Murphy, PhD, FacEM, CEM, NRP 



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