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State & National News

  • DA: Home security company fined for having unlicensed …
    8.12.21 – Wichita, Kan. (KSNW) – The district attorney’s office says a security company has agreed to pay $263,000 in penalties after investigators discovered some of the company’s technicians were not licensed as they worked in Sedgwick County.
  • Resideo Agrees to Foot $55M to Settle Class Action Litigation
    8.11.21 – SSI – The agreement will settle a pending securities class action suit arising from allegations with respect to statements and disclosures made in 2019.
  • Infrastructure Bill – IRS Promoter Investigations & Notices
    8.11.21 – Reitman Consulting Group – The infrastructure bill passed by the U.S. Senate on August 10th would end the employee retention credit (ERC) early…. The IRS has formed the Office of Promotor Investigations ,,, The IRS collection division is recovering from pre-pandemic lockdowns and began sending out letters…

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Fire & EMS News

  • CT: Roof fire in Westport leads to evacuation at commercial building
    8.9.21 – Westport – Fire officials said a fire in the roof of a commercial building on Post Road West Monday was caused by repair work the day before …
  • MA: Fire on Gunn Road destroys Southampton security alarm …
    8.10.21 – Mass Live – Fire on Gunn Road destroys Southampton security alarm business; firefighters arrive to find ‘ball of fire’ Southampton – A fire just after midnight Tuesday destroyed a fire and security alarm business, said fire chief John Workman.
  • Press Herald – “The (high) school still remains one of the safest places in the city. These aren’t punitive,” Westbrook Fire Chief Andrew Turcotte said. “Had …
  • WI: Tenant says no tires stored in building that caught fire …
    8.11.21 – Daily Union – The main tenant of a building where a massive fire broke out Tuesday near downtown Fort Atkinson confirmed there were no tires stored inside …

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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