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Security Industry Association Names New Chair to Lead Membership and Marketing Committee

Janet Fenner

Janet Fenner of ISS will lead volunteer group focused on creating member value

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has appointed Janet Fenner of ISS (Intelligent Security Systems) as the new chair of SIA’s Membership and Marketing Committee. In this role, Fenner – who previously served as vice chair – will guide SIA in creating member value, especially for the purposes of increasing member retention, new member development and overall member engagement. She will also lead the committee in serving as a valued sounding board for validating the member benefits developed by SIA’s committees and staff.

“I am excited to be serving as chair of the Membership and Marketing committee for SIA as our industry grows,” said Fenner. “The possibilities SIA has to expand its reach to other verticals that can bring more business and networking to an already vast member group is one that I look forward to exploring with such a great team.”

Fenner, who joined ISS as chief marketing officer in July 2018, is responsible for the company’s global marketing activities and leads development and execution of new branding and positioning strategies to support new business initiatives and enhance the company’s perception in the physical security and business intelligence markets.

“Janet’s many accomplishments and longtime dedication to the security industry have shown that she has the insights and expertise to help SIA propel its membership growth,” said SIA Chairman of the Board Scott Schafer. “We are thrilled to welcome this talented leader to guide SIA in developing and executing a high-quality portfolio of member programs, products and services.”

Prior to her role at ISS, Fenner served as head of marketing for North America and director of business development at Dahua Technology USA. She also previously served at Hanwha Techwin America and the Brady Corp. Additionally, Fenner is an active supporter and advisory board member of Mission 500, a not-for-profit organization focused on the professional security community’s efforts to assist families in need across the United States. She is an active member of SIA and ASIS International and a well-sought speaker for various industry events. She is also a member of the SIA Board of Directors.

Learn more about SIA’s Membership and Marketing Committee.

About SIA

SIA ( is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with nearly 900 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As a proud sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA Government Summit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.

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