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Public Safety Updates

  • FL: Panama City Beach Florida to possibly issue fines for false …
    10.29.20 – News Herald – Panama City Beach to possibly fine businesses and residents for false alarms. … To cut down on that problem, the Panama City Beach City Council approved the first of two readings of a new ordinance that would let the city fine businesses and residents whose alarm systems are falsely triggered.
  • GA: City Council wrap-up of the Oct. 27 virtual meeting …
    10.28.20 – Patch – Brookhaven, GA – The Council unanimously approved the amendment of Article 2 of Chapter 11 of the Code of Ordinances (Regulation of Alarm Systems) to make text changes, for false alarms, provide an effective date and other purposes. The Council unanimously approved changes to the civil penalties for false alarms.
  • PA: West Deer approves $100 fine to combat false alarms …
    10.26.20 – Trib Live – West Deer residents and businesses will now have to pay $100 each time their alarms accidentally go off three or more times per year.

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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