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  • Ring recalls 350K video doorbells over fire concerns
    11.11.20 – SIW – Amazon’s Ring subsidiary has recalled hundreds of thousands of its home video security doorbells after receiving reports of them catching ablaze, according to officials. Roughly 350,000 of the devices in the United States were recalled Tuesday due to fire and burn hazards.
  • Complaints grow over door to door sales targeting seniors
    11.13.20 – ABC15 – Let Joe Know’s Joe Ducey is warning seniors after more complaints about deals that are not what they seem. Phoenix — They’re selling TV packages and security alarms door to door and they’re promising deals you can’t find anywhere else.
  • SIA submits letter to FDA on use of thermal imaging systems …
    11.9.20 – SSN – Silver Spring, Md.- The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …
  • ISC West 2021 postponed to July
    11.13.20 – SSN – Norwalk, Conn.- ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor, the Security Industry Association (SIA), announced that ISC West 2021, which was …

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NESA is a federation of state associations established to serve and promote the electronic systems industry at the direction of, and through its affiliated state associations. Seven state associations are part of NESA – Arkansas Security Alarm Association (ASAA), Kansas Electronic Security Association (KESA), Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA),  Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (MDBFAA), Mississippi Security Association (MSA), Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (OKBFAA) and Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (TBFAA).  For more info visit www.nesaus.org.

NESA Board of Directors

  • President – Chris Russell
  • Vice President & – Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Craig Bober
  • Secretary – Kathleen Schraufnagel
  • Treasurer and Arkansas Security Alarm Assn. Director – Rick Howell
  • Past President – Jordon Brown
  • Kansas Electronic Security Alliance Director – Vacant
  • Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Director – Dera DeRoche Jolet
  • Mississippi Security Association Director –  Jack Torrence
  • Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Steven Brekel
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – John Helweg
  • Associate Director – Brian Villari
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Kerri McDonald
  • Executive Director – Brad Shipp
  • Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Alternate – Amy Fuselier
  • Mississippi Security Association Alternate – Shelley Pettit
  • Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate –  Jim Emerick
  • Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Danna Fowble
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate –  Kelly Ryan
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate – Alicia Vela