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Public Safety Updates


Business Tips  

  • What new research reveals about retaining employees
    6.15.22 – Associations Now – As the Great Resignation continues, organizations are struggling with how to keep staff. The bad news is, turnover happens in times of change. But a handful of new reports also reveal some positives: Associations can take steps that will go a long way to mitigate turnover.
  • Using video analytics to boost retail loss prevention
    6.21.22 – Security – IP video surveillance can be an effective loss prevention strategy for retailers. However, quickly locating people, objects, or events of interest within the video can be a manual process for many retailers that ends in operator error or missed incidents.
  • Alarm.com Unveils Solar Monitoring Program
    6.21.22 -SSI – Alarm.com’s integrated solar monitoring solution for service providers features a Solar Automation & Awareness service package and Solar Program Certification Course.
  • Tips for Deploying Smart Video Surveillance Storage Solutions
    6.23.22 -SSI – The increased demand for video surveillance, higher resolution and AI analytics have created a need for high capacity storage solutions. Western Digital’s Brian Mallari breaks down how security integrators can deliver them.
  • 6.24.22 – SIW – Ellen Boehm – As vendors continue to adopt connectivity to devices, stringent best practices for manufacturers must be adopted as well
  • Modernize your legacy apps before planning migration to the cloud
    6.23.22 – SIW – Mike Rulf – To avoid security problems down the line, you should approach the migration process with a long-term outlook
  • 9 extreme heat safety tips for public safety personnel
    6.13.22 – Police1 -Record-setting heat is moving across America this week putting tens of millions of people, as well as the public safety professionals who care for them, at risk of heat emergencies. As the mercury rises, conditions become dangerous for anyone working outdoors or living in a residence without air conditioning.

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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