Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award

Recognizing SIA Volunteers for Expanding SIA’s programs and Services

About the Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award

The Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award is named in honor of Sandra Jones, principal of Sandra Jones and Company, a prolific SIA volunteer and co-founder of the executive conference Securing New Ground®. The award is presented on an annual basis to an SIA volunteer who has made tireless efforts to expand SIA's programs and services. The Sandy Jones Award is presented at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, during ISC West.

2020 Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient: Janet Fenner

SIA has selected Janet Fenner as the 2020 recipient of the Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award. Fenner is the chief marketing officer at Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), a leading developer of security surveillance and control systems for networked digital video and audio recording, video image pattern processing and digital data transmission. Fenner is a member of the SIA Board of Directors and serves as chair of SIA’s Membership and Marketing Committee, where she guides SIA in creating member value – especially for the purposes of increasing member retention, new member development and overall member engagement – and serves as a valued sounding board for validating the member benefits developed by SIA’s committees and staff. She is also a member of the SIA Women in Security Forum steering committee, which engages all security professionals to promote, recruit and cultivate the leadership of women for a more inclusive and diversified industry. [View the full announcement.]

Previous Sandy Jones Award Winners

  • 2019: Mark McCourt
  • 2018: Ted Curtin and Joel Schwartz
  • 2017: Doug Haines
  • 2016: John Mack
  • 2015: Frank De Fina, Jim Crumbley, Frank Gasztonyi and Rodger Schmidt
  • 2013: Steve Van Till
  • 2012: Scott Schafer