VENICE, Italy — The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) named Bob Bean, vice chairman and director of Alert Alarm of Hawaii, as president during its annual meeting Oct. 14-19 in Venice, Italy.
As CSAA's 31st president, Bean succeeds Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) Vice President Ed Bonifas. Bean will serve in the position for the next two years.
"CSAA is delighted to welcome Bob Bean as the new association president," says CSAA Executive Vice President Steve Doyle. "Alert Alarm is the largest alarm company in Hawaii, and Bob has hosted many annual meetings over the years. His experience on the board and executive committee will serve CSAA well during this time of considerable challenges from the AHJ community. He will also be helpful and as the industry adapts to the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) program and the myriad of other technical and educational challenges."
Bean has also served as chair of the CSAA Membership Committee, chair of the National Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Promotion Committee, and co-chair of the CSAA Long Range Planning Committee.
Other elections to CSAA's Executive Committee include:
- First Vice President: John Lombardi — Commercial Instruments and Alarm
- Second Vice President: Pam Petrow — Vector Security
- Secretary: Jay Hauhn — ADT Security Services
- Treasurer: Ivan Spector — Alarme Sentinelle
CSAA members also appointed special advisors to the executive committee. They include:
Other posts filled on CSAA's Board of Directors for two-year terms include:
- Daniel Demers — Reliance Protection Security Services
- Joe Nuccio — Alarm Security Group
- Don Young — Protection 1
For a complete list of the 2011-2013 CSAA Board of Directors, click here.