Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response Names 2022 Board Members

PPVAR announces the new board members include individuals from the public safety, electronic security and alarm monitoring industries.

FRESNO, Calif. — The Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response (PPVAR), an organization established to promote the value of verification and validation of alarm events during the emergency response process, recently announced the appointment of the new 2022 board members.

The year-long term will be led by President David Holl, director of public safety for Lower Allen Township, Pa. Two vice president positions have been added: one from the alarm industry, Mark McCall of Stanley Security, and the other from public safety, retired Hollywood (Fla.) Police Chief Frank Fernandez.

The complete board includes:

  • David Holl – President
  • Frank Fernandez – Vice President
  • Mark McCall – Vice President
  • Joey Rao-Russell – Treasurer
  • Nicola Oakie – Secretary
  • Tom Nakatani – Immediate Past-President
  • Rob Baxter
  • John Chiaramonte
  • Bob Finney
  • Larry Folsom
  • Scott Harkins
  • Andy King
  • Steve Walker
  • Jeanne Palmer-Wulforst – Executive Director

The new board members will each help support the organization’s mission and work of promoting the value of verification and validation of alarm events during the emergency response process using video, audio, and other emerging technologies along with proven best practices. This collaboration maximizes the effectiveness of all resources required to protect life and property.

PPVAR’s board represents a balanced team of professionals from the public safety, insurance, electronic security, and alarm monitoring industries. Each one has demonstrated exceptional commitment to their industry and is dedicated to improving public safety.

Each of the individuals enjoys excellent relationships across public and private sectors, and each brings a unique perspective on the issues related to the alarm response process. Their collective expertise and diverse insights ensure PPVAR’s mission to encourage the exploration and adoption of proven alarm verification technologies.

PPVAR was founded in 2012 to promote the value of verification and validation of alarm events during the emergency response process. The organization’s stated goal is to collaborate with all members involved in the alarm response process and share best practices, ideas, and the information necessary to maximize the effectiveness of all resources to protect customers’ life and property and first responder safety.

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