SIA Chairman's Award

Recognizing Leadership in the Association

The SIA Chairman's Award is an award presented annually to a SIA member selected by the current chairman. The Chairman's Award recognizes the member's diligent efforts in furthering the SIA mission and the member's overall commitment to the association's future.

Congratulations to the RISE Committee

2020 SIA Chairman's Award Recipient: SIA RISE Steering Committee

SIA has selected the SIA RISE Steering Committee as the 2020 recipient of the SIA Chairman's Award. The SIA RISE committee leads SIA’s RISE community, which supports the advancement of young professionals in the security industry. RISE – which is open to all employees of SIA member companies under the age of 40 or those new to the industry – offers fun outings and networking events at top industry trade shows, career growth educational programs including webinars and tracks at ISC West and East, scholarships for education and professional development, thought leadership opportunities like RISE member profiles to highlight young professionals in the industry and AcceleRISE, a gathering for tomorrow’s security leaders. [View the full press release.]

Previous Chairman's Award Winners

  • 2019: SIA Women in Security Forum
  • 2018: Richard Brent
  • 2017: Ken Mills
  • 2016: Lynn de Séve
  • 2015: Scott Schafer
  • 2013: Laurie Aaron and Rob Zivney
  • 2012: Jim Gingo and Bill Taylor