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WSC Accepts Nominations for Women of the Year Awards

The Women’s Security Council (WSC) announced that it is now accepting nominations for the Women’s Security Council’s 2013 Women of the Year Awards.

The awards honor professional women in the physical security industry who have demonstrated leadership in their field and at their companies, as well as women who have mentored or guided other women in the physical security industry. The WSC Founding Committee and select WSC members head the nominee review process.

The winners will be announced at the International Security Conference (ISC) West 2013 in Las Vegas during the Women’s Security Council’s Awards Reception. All nominees, SIA members and WSC supporters are welcomed at the awards reception.

The Women’s Security Council’s 2013 Women of the Year Award winners will have the honor of being profiled in an exclusive April edition of the eWSC newsletter and will be publicized in an official WSC press release.

The first Women’s Security Council’s Women of the Year Award ceremony took place last year at the International Security Conference (ISC) West. These seven professionals were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the physical security industry: Erica Wood, CSO, American Fire & Security; Patricia Schmitt, president and CEO, Aegis Protective Services; Carole Dougan (featured in the photo on your right), VP of Strategic Accounts, Arecont Vision; Debby Maffei, National Account manager, ScanSource Security; Michele Freadman, Deputy Director of Aviation Security Operations, Boston Logan International Airport; Amy Kothari, president and CEO, Alarm Capital Alliance; and Renee Mallonee, Dealer Marketing manager, Monitronics International.

All nominees, Security Industry Association members and all WSC supporters are invited to attend the event honoring the award recipients at ISC West in Las Vegas, April 10-12, 2013. The award winners will be formally announced at WSC’s 2013 Awards Reception, profiled in the special April eWSC awards newsletter and announced in an official WSC press release to be distributed at ISC West.

Do you know a woman who deserves to be nominated for this coveted award? Complete an official nomination form and let your voice be heard.

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