NBFAA Hands Out ‘Gifts,’ Throws 60th Birthday ‘Bash’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) leveraged the platform of the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) to make a number of announcements and celebrate its 60th anniversary.

Mike Miller, vice president and co-owner of Pasco, Wash.-based Moon Security Services, was sworn in as the new NBFAA president. As 38th president of NBFAA, he says his immediate goal “is to ensure that our legacy continues and that we mentor new leaders and work with our chapters to help our members prosper and grow.”

Also at ESX, NBFAA presented Scot Colby of Shreveport, La.-based Bayou Security Systems Inc. the Morris F. Weinstock Memorial Award, and Frank Burke of Monrovia, Calif.-based USA Alarm Systems Inc. the Sara E. Jackson Memorial Award.

In addition, NBFAA handed out its annual chapter and National Training School (NTS) awards:

  • Newsletter of the Year — The Bellringer (Pennsylvania Burglar & Fire Alarm Association)
  • Chapter Executive Director of the Year — Pat Shea Remes, Connecticut Alarm & Systems Integrators Association (CASIA)
  • Chapter President of the Year — Tim Creenan, New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association
  • Chapter of the Year — CASIA
  • NTS State Training Coordinator of the Year — Penny Brooks, Tennessee Burglar & Fire Alarm Association
  • President’s Award — James Orvis, Security Solutions Inc.

Finally, NBFAA threw a huge party, promoted as the “Big Bash,” in recognition of its 60-year legacy featuring a concert by country music star Marty Stuart.

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