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George R. Lippert Award Nomination 2015

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened a call for nominees to receive the George R. Lippert Memorial Award, which is presented annually at SIA Honors Night in New York City to honor a distinguished individual from a SIA Member company for long-term, selfless service to the security industry and to SIA.

Some of you may have known Mr. Lippert, who dedicated more than 20 years of his life to the security industry and SIA. In 1967, Mr. Lippert purchased a company called Cameras for Industry. Then, he served in leadership positions with Morse Security Group, Aritech and Linear Corp. Mr. Lippert was elected to the SIA Board of Directors in 1971 and served on the board for 17 years. His insights and efforts had a lasting impacting on SIA’s standards program and many other initiatives that benefited the industry.

Recipients of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award are individuals who exhibit the same characteristics as Mr. Lippert, providing exceptional service to the security industry and SIA. To qualify, a nominee for the award must be: 

  • Employed in the security industry for more than 10 years with a manufacturer, integrator, distributor or service company;
  • Affiliated with a company that is a SIA Member in good standing;
  • Respected as a leader in SIA and the industry;
  • Viewed as a goodwill ambassador for SIA and the industry, as demonstrated by activities with various industry segments, such as regulatory agencies, industry associations, etc.; and
  • Recognized as honest, responsible, courteous and kind. 

When evaluating candidates nominated for the award, the SIA Lippert Award Committee will consider their long-term service to SIA and the security industry, the impact of their efforts on behalf of SIA and the industry, and their integrity, leadership and diplomacy as demonstrated in industry dealings.

Click here to see a list of previous Lippert Award W​inners. 

​Please use the form below to submit your nomination. ​​

Please direct any specific questions about the Lippert Award or the nomination process to Alain Taylor at ataylor@securityindusty.org or 301-804-4711.​

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