2005 ISC West Special Report: Award Winners Receive Honors for Industry Excellence at Expo
LAS VEGAS — The ISC West show is becoming evermore a time for the alarm industry to honor its finest individuals. Beyond the SAMMYs, several industry associations dealt out trophies and plaques during the expo.
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) presented its second annual William N. Moody Award, named for the former ADT executive, to recognize the contributions of individuals to the industry. Ron Haner, director of dealer and government programs for Olympia, Wash.’s The Alarm Center Inc., received the award at an ISC press conference.
Haner helped develop the industry’s model cities and states programs and is past president of the Washington Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (WBFAA).
During the press conference, SIAC also formally announced the Police Quality Dispatch (PDQ) Award program — run jointly with Security Sales & Integration — to honor installing and monitoring companies that work to prevent false alarms. Look for more on the PDQ Award in upcoming SSI issues.
The National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) also handed out its top honors at the show.
NBFAA Immediate Past President Cecil Hogan received the Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award, while the 2005 Sara E. Jackson Award for outstanding leadership of an NBFAA committee went to association Treasurer Mike Miller. Executive Director Merlin Guilbeau became the first NBFAA staff member ever to receive the association’s President’s Award for volunteer leadership.
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