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Pro-Vigil receives TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center designation

January 31, 2024SSN Staff

SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Pro-Vigil, a provider of AI-enabled remote video monitoring, management, and crime deterrence solutions, announced it has received the “TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center” designation from The Monitoring Association (TMA). This comes just after its Surveillance Operations Center (SOC) was certified by UL Solutions (UL) in August 2023.   “Pro-Vigil’s monitoring services are nothing without the skilled professionals, top-notch facilities,...

Jeremy White, Pro-Vigil, Ryan McElderry, The Monitoring Association (TMA), TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center, UL Solutions


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Two new ECCs go live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

January 25, 2024SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced that the Glenview, Ill., Public Safety Dispatch Center and the City of Allen, Texas, Police and Fire Communications became the 140th and 141st Emergency Communications Centers (ECCs) in the U.S. to implement TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm monitoring centers...

ASAP to PSAP, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), City of Allen, Texas, Police and Fire Communications, Emergency Communications Center (ECC), Glenview, Ill., Public Safety Dispatch Center, Jennifer Qvist, Steve Butkovich, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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Tim Creenan of Amherst Alarm elected SIAC chairman

January 4, 2024SSN Staff

FRISCO, Texas—Tim Creenan, founder and vice president of Amherst Alarm and a longtime leader in the field of electronic security, was recently elected chairman of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC). SIAC is comprised of four major North American security associations – the Canadian Security Association (CANASA), Security Industry Association (SIA), The Monitoring Association (TMA), and the Electronic Security Association (ESA). Creenan serves as the ESA representative on...

Amherst Alarm, Canadian Security Association (CANASA), Electronic Security Association (ESA), Kirk MacDowell, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Security Industry Association (SIA), Stan Martin, State University College at Buffalo, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Tim Creenan


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Telguard wins 2023 TMA/SSN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

November 30, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

MCLEAN, Va., and YARMOUTH, Maine—The Monitoring Association (TMA) and Security Systems News (SSN) have announced that Atlanta-based Telguard is the winner of the second annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Award. TMA President Steve Butkovich and Security Systems News Editor Cory Harris presented the 2023 TMA/SSN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award to Telguard President George Brody and Senior Director of Technical Service Daniel Rosales during the recent...

AMETEK Inc., Cory Harris, Daniel Rosales, George Brody, Kimberlite Corp., Security Systems News (SSN), Steve Butkovich, Telguard, The Monitoring Association (TMA), TMA/SSN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Award


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Butkovich to serve as new TMA president

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Steve Butkovich to serve as new TMA president

November 20, 2023SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va. – The Monitoring Association (TMA) has selected Steve Butkovich, chief product officer, CPI Security Systems, as its new president. Butkovich officially began his two-year term on Thurs., Nov. 8 a,t the conclusion of TMA’s 2023 Annual Meeting. He recently served a two-year term as TMA vice president serving on the TMA board leading up to his presidency. He succeeds Morgan Hertel of Rapid Response Monitoring. Hertel goes on to serve an additional two-year term...

Alarm Validation, Celia T. Besore, CPI Security Systems, Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response Monitoring, Steve Butkovich, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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Peak Alarm enters distribution relationship with SS&SI

October 27, 2023SSN Staff

SALT LAKE CITY—Peak Alarm, founded in 1969 and currently one of the largest privately owned alarm companies in the country, announced it has entered into a distribution relationship with SS&Si Dealer Network. As part of the arrangement, SS&Si will print Peak Alarm’s logo on hardware from manufacturers including Qolsys, Alarm.com, and ProdataKey. “Peak Alarm has built an excellent reputation in the Mountain West region for more than 50 years,” said SS&Si President...

Alarm Association of Florida (AAF), alarm.com, Fred Johnson, Jake Voll, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), NetOne, Peak Alarm, ProdataKey, Qolsys, Security Industry Standards Council (SISC), SS&Si Dealer Network, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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TMA accepting applications for Louis T. Fiore Electronic Communications Scholarship

September 20, 2023SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced that it is now accepting applications for the Louis T. Fiore Electronic Communications Scholarship for the 2023 spring and 2024 fall semesters. The scholarship is open to anyone studying an electronics curriculum, specifically electronic communications, or software development related to electronic communications, regardless of financial need. Students seeking such a degree in electrical engineering or an associate degree in electronics...

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Fourth Maryland ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

August 3, 2023SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced that the Queen Anne’s County, Md., Emergency Services is the 131st Emergency Communications Center (ECC) in the United States to implement TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP).  Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm monitoring centers to Emergency Communication Centers. ...

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TMA names Karen Monroe as program and administrative coordinator

August 1, 2023SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced the addition of program management professional Karen Monroe as its program and administrative coordinator.   In her new role, Monroe will be responsible for TMA’s Five Diamond, IQ, and FirstNet designation programs. Having previously managed customer accounts across the United States in the real estate sector as a title clearer, she brings a broad and diverse range of experience to the position. “Karen...

Celia T. Besore, Karen Monroe, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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TMA opens application period for Louis T. Fiore Scholarship

July 31, 2023SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced that the application period for the inaugural Louis T. Fiore Electronic Communications Scholarship is now open.  The scholarship is open to anyone studying an electronics curriculum, specifically electronic communications, or software development related to electronic communications, regardless of financial need. Students seeking such a degree in electrical engineering or an associate degree in electronics at any nationally...

Lou Fiore, Louis T. Fiore Electronic Communications Scholarship, Morgan Hertel, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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