In a 360-degree virtual tour of Long View Gallery in Washington D.C., ASIS announced its Awards of Excellence Friday afternoon to conclude the 2020 GSX+ virtual conference. The Outstanding Performance Security Awards (OSPAs) were also announced at this time.

The complete list of the ASIS Award winners are below:

President's Award of Merit

Eduard J. Emde, CPP

Women in Security Global Council Karen Marquez Honors Award

Angela J. Osborne, PCI, PSP

Roy N. Bordes, CPP, Council Member Award of Excellence

Maria G. Dominguez, CPP

Ralph Day Memorial Security Officer Heroism Award

Vipasha Sharma (Condor Security, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Young Professionals Council GSX Experience Award

Kelsey Carnell

Mark Joseph T. Vinculado, CPP, PCI, PSP

Public-Private Partnership Excellence Grant in honor of Matthew Simeone

Glendale, Ariz., Police Department

Military Liaison Council Certification Scholarship

Mikaela Felcher

Paul Kujero

David Long

Patrick McCauley

Law Enforcement Liaison Council Certification Scholarship

Kevin Carroll

Brett Sidenbender, CPP, PCI

E.J. Criscuoli, Jr., CPP, Volunteer Leadership Award

Basil Anthony Bewry, CPP, PCI, PSP

I.B. Hale Chapter of the Year Award


Lima, Peru

Mexico City

New Delhi, India

San Francisco Bay Area

Hawaii (Honorable Mention)

Houston (Honorable Mention)

Chapter Community Service Award

Lima, Peru


Houston (Honorable Mention)

Chapter Website of the Year Award

Dominican Republic

Greater Kansas City


San Francisco Bay Area


New Zealand

Connecticut (Honorable Mention)

Hudson Valley (Honorable Mention)

Lima, Peru (Honorable Mention)

North Texas (Honorable Mention)

Tulsa (Honorable Mention)

Chapter Newsletter of the Year Award


Dominican Republic

Florida West Coast


Lima, Peru

United Kingdom

Kansas City (Honorable Mention)

Mexico City (Honorable Mention)

Ukraine (Honorable Mention)

PCB Regional Award of Achievement

Rudolph A. Dubord, III, CPP

Region 2, Chapter 006

Garth Gray, CPP, PCI, PSP

Region 7B, Chapter 074

Wayne A. Ballen, CPP, PCI, PSP

Region 7B, Chapter 074

PCB Organizational Award of Merit

Amazon, Security & Loss Prevention EMEA

Region 9A, Chapter 213

Don Walker CSO Center Security Executive Award

Nick Lovrien, CPP (Facebook)

Security Book of the Year Award

"Strategic Security: Forward Thinking for Successful Executives" by Jean Perois, CPP, PCI, PSP


A complete list of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards are below:

Lifetime Achievement Award

George Campbell, founding faculty member, Security Executive Council

Outstanding Security Training Inititive

William R. Evanina, National Counterintelligence and Security Center

Finalists: AdventHealth Security Services Training Team; Security Portal for Online Training- Gallagher

Outstanding Contract Security Manager/Director

Arnaldo Scachetti, Global Elite Group

Finalists: Robert Kelly – PalAmerican Security; Patrick Mortell – Port of Houston Authority, Allied Universal

Outstanding In-House Security Manager/Director

Shannon Fariel-Mureithi – Food for the Hungry

Finalists: Matthew D. Hollandsworth – American Systems; Brent Kennedy – Facebook

Outstanding Security Team

AdventHealth Security Team – Central Florida Division

Finalists: Allied Universal – American Airlines Maintenance Facility Team; Bloomberg Global Security Operations Team

Outstanding Contract Security Company

Allied Universal

Finalists: PalAmerican Security; Weiser Security Services, Inc.

Outstanding New Security Product

Proximity and Contact Tracing Report – Gallagher

Finalists: Ermetic; HID Location Services – HID Global

Outstanding Information Security Company


Finalists: Apollo Information Systems; Remediant SecureONE

Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer

AMAG Technology

Finalists: Axis Communications, Inc., Gallagher

Outstanding Security Officer 

Captain Tyler Thompson – Weiser Security Services, Inc.

Finalists: Ed Hudson – Cal State University; Jordan Veillon – Allied Universal

Outstanding Young Security Professional

Lisa Oliveri, CPP – Education Development Center (EDC)

Finalists: Benjamin Brown, CPP – Microsoft, Matthew Porcelli, CPP – Harvard Protection Services

For more information about the ASIS Awards of Excellence Winners, visit For more information about the OSPAs, visit