About

ASIS NSW is part of ASIS International, the leading organisation for security professionals worldwide. ASIS NSW is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests for any organisation or sole operator. ASIS NSW also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government, and the public.

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Executive Leadership

Chairperson - Kathy Pavlich, JP

Kathy Pavlich is a well-respected specialist Security and Risk Management. teacher at TAFE NSW with over 28 years experience in the Security Industry. Kathy has the respect and acknowledgement of a large number of her peers, and for a female in a male dominated industry this is arguably one of her greatest accomplishments. Kathy is a revered mentor and teacher and has shaped the careers of many promising security professionals and students. Kathy is passionate about helping to make the security industry as professional and well-skilled as she can, and she is tireless in this pursuit. Her contributions to Security in general and professional education could well be summed up as building bridges, as a result in 2014 Kathy was awarded the Vocational Trainer of the year for Regional State Awards but Kathy’s greatest honour has been to receive the Australian Security Medal in 2015 for her contribution to the Industry.

Deputy Chairperson - Chris Cubbage, CPP, CISA, GAICD, RSecP

Chris is a widely published security professional, including co-author of Corporate Security in the Asia Pacific Region, CRC Press and online documentary, 11yrs After 9/11. Chris is a contracted security advisor to government agencies, a former homicide detective and a federal commission investigator. As an industry commentator Chris is Director & Executive Editor of MySecurity Media - publishers of the Asia Pacific Security Magazine, Australian Security Magazine and other technology channels. Twitter @AmlecHouse @apsmagazine

 

Treasurer - Laurie Mugridge,

Laurie Mugridge is an expert in physical security with more than 23 years’ experience in providing solutions to government, public and commercial buildings and sensitive sites around the globe. As Technical Director for Gunnebo Australia/New Zealand, Laurie’s expertise is demonstrated in designing solutions for Entrance Control, Blast, Bullet and Manual attack resistant doors windows and partitions with a renewed focus on Hostile Vehicle Mitigation.

Laurie was responsible for the design team who brought the Gunnebo SpeedStile to market in the late 90’s and is still developing local solutions. His ability to understand and identify security issues that are integrated into infrastructure in a way that limits the social impact is a skill that he carry’s to this day.


Secretary - Eddie Idik, JP, EMT, AVM, MIAEM

Highly regarded as a specialist within the Convention, Exhibition and Live event sectors, Eddie has been involved in the Security, Medical and Emergency Management planning to some of the largest conferences and events within Australia such as APEC, ASEAN and World Youth Day to name a few.

With over 17 years’ experience, Eddie has been involved in the development of Security and Emergency/Crisis Management frameworks for multi-national companies which has lead to invitations as a guest speaker to security, counter-terrorism and crisis management conferences within Australia, Singapore and London.

Eddie is the Director of Vital Risk Services Group and an alumni of Swinburne University of Technology with postgraduate qualifications in Emergency and Disaster Management.

Additionally, Eddie is an Accredited Venue Manager (AVM) through the Venue Management Association (VMA), a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) through the Australasian Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

Why become a member?

Networking

In joining the thriving ASIS community you will have access to a network of security leaders throughout Australia and the world. Our education programs, local chapter meetings and events provide valuable opportunities to connect and network.

Professional Development

ASIS NSW offers an unmatched scope of professional development opportunities to ensure security practitioners are prepared to meet any challenge.

Certifications

ASIS NSW administers three internationally accredited board certifications: the Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), and the Physical Security Professional (PSP).

Volunteering Opportunities

Extend your skills through volunteering in a leadership role. Each year the positions become available for the roles of Chairperson, Deputy Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Standards and Guidelines

ASIS NSW works with national and international standards-setting organisations such as to advance security practices worldwide.

Honour Roll

  • 2018

  • Kathy Pavlich

    Chairperson

    Kathy Pavlich

  • Chris Cubbage, CPP, GAICD, RSecP

    Deputy Chairperson

    Chris Cubbage, CPP, GAICD, RSecP

  • Mick Taylor, JP

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

  • Laurie Mugridge

    Treasurer

    Laurie Mugridge

  • 2017

  • Ben Demsitz

    Chairperson

    Ben Demsitz

  • Kathy Pavlich

    Deputy Chairperson

    Kathy Pavlich

  • Mick Taylor, JP

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

  • Dave Neil

    Treasurer

    Dave Neil

  • 2016

  • Scott Taylor CPP

    Chairman

    Scott Taylor CPP

  • Lyndall Milenkovic

    Deputy Chairperson

    Lyndall Milenkovic

  • Mick Taylor, JP

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

  • Jamie Ross CPP

    Treasurer

    Jamie Ross CPP

  • 2015

  • Scott Taylor CPP

    Chairman

    Scott Taylor CPP

  • Lyndall Milenkovic

    Deputy Chairperson

    Lyndall Milenkovic

  • Mick Taylor, JP

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

  • Jamie Ross CPP

    Treasurer

    Jamie Ross CPP

  • 2014

  • Kurt Lozier CPP

    Chairman

    Kurt Lozier CPP

  • Lyndall Milenkovic

    Deputy Chairman

    Lyndall Milenkovic

  • Scott Taylor CPP

    Secretary

    Scott Taylor CPP

  • Jamie Ross CPP

    Treasurer

    Jamie Ross CPP

  • 2013

  • Kurt Lozier CPP

    Chairman

    Kurt Lozier CPP

  • Lyndall Milenkovic

    Deputy Chairman

    Lyndall Milenkovic

  • Scott Taylor CPP

    Secretary

    Scott Taylor CPP

  • Kenneth Norris CPP

    Treasurer

    Kenneth Norris CPP

  • 2012

  • Nicolas Stramilos CPP

    Chairman

    Nicolas Stramilos CPP

  • Andrew Wilson CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Andrew Wilson CPP

  • Scott Taylor CPP

    Secretary

    Scott Taylor CPP

  • Kurt Lozier CPP

    Treasurer

    Kurt Lozier CPP

  • 2011

  • Nicolas Stramilos CPP

    Chairman

    Nicolas Stramilos CPP

  • Allen Barry CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

  • Paul Storey CPP PSP

    Treasurer

    Paul Storey CPP PSP

  • Kurt Lozier CPP

    Secretary

    Kurt Lozier CPP

  • 2010

  • Nicolas Stramilos CPP

    Chairman

    Nicolas Stramilos CPP

  • Allen Barry CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

  • Sean Trewin PSP

    Secretary

    Sean Trewin PSP

  • Paul Storey CPP PSP

    Treasurer

    Paul Storey CPP PSP

  • 2009

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Chairman

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • Allen Barry CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

  • Nicolas Strmilos CPP

    Secretary

    Nicolas Strmilos CPP

  • Martin Moseley CPP

    Treasurer

    Martin Moseley CPP

  • 2008

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Chairman

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • Allen Barry CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

  • Nicolas Strmilos CPP

    Secretary

    Nicolas Strmilos CPP

  • Martin Beaven CPP

    Treasurer

    Martin Beaven CPP

  • 2007

  • Craig Millar CPP

    Chairman

    Craig Millar CPP

  • Martin Beaven

    Deputy Chairman

    Martin Beaven

  • Nicolas Strmilos CPP

    Secretary

    Nicolas Strmilos CPP

  • Lyndall Milenkovic

    Treasurer

    Lyndall Milenkovic

  • 2006

  • Craig Millar CPP

    Chairman

    Craig Millar CPP

  • Martin Beaven

    Deputy Chairman

    Martin Beaven

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Treasurer

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • 2005

  • Kevin Harton CPP

    Chairman

    Kevin Harton CPP

  • Craig Millar CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Craig Millar CPP

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • Sam El-Rahim

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2004

  • Paul Passmore CPP

    Chairman

    Paul Passmore CPP

  • Ian Taylor CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Ian Taylor CPP

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • Sam El-Rahim

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2003

  • Paul Passmore CPP

    Chairman

    Paul Passmore CPP

  • Ian Taylor CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Ian Taylor CPP

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • Sam El-Rahim

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2002

  • Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

  • Marion Janik CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Marion Janik CPP

  • Graeme Polley CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • Sam El-Rahim

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2001

  • Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

  • Stephen Foote CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Foote CPP

  • Tony Jacques CPP

    Secretary

    Tony Jacques CPP

  • Marion Janik CPP

    Treasurer

    Marion Janik CPP

  • 2000

  • Chris Hall CPP

    Chairman

    Chris Hall CPP

  • Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

  • Marion Janik CPP

    Treasurer

    Marion Janik CPP

  • Brian Whyte CPP

    Secretary

    Brian Whyte CPP

  • 1999

  • Kevin Platt CPP

    Chairman

    Kevin Platt CPP

  • Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

  • Max Reidy CPP

    Secretary

    Max Reidy CPP

  • Chris Hall CPP

    Treasurer

    Chris Hall CPP

  • 1998

  • Tony Jacques CPP

    Chairman

    Tony Jacques CPP

  • Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

  • Max Reidy CPP

    Secretary

    Max Reidy CPP

  • Peter Downy

    Treasurer

    Peter Downy

Honour Roll

  • 2017

    Chairperson

    Kathy Pavlich

    Deputy Chairperson

    Chris Cubbage, CPP, GAICD, RSecP

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

    Treasurer

    Laurie Mugridge

  • 2017

    Chairperson

    Ben Demsitz

    Deputy Chairperson

    Kathy Pavlich

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

    Treasurer

    Dave Neil

  • 2016

    Chairman

    Scott Taylor CPP

    Deputy Chairperson

    Lyndall Milenkovic

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

    Treasurer

    Jamie Ross CPP

  • 2015

    Chairman

    Scott Taylor CPP

    Deputy Chairperson

    Lyndall Milenkovic

    Secretary

    Mick Taylor, JP

    Treasurer

    Jamie Ross CPP

  • 2014

    Chairman

    Kurt Lozier CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Lyndall Milenkovic

    Secretary

    Scott Taylor CPP

    Treasurer

    Jamie Ross CPP

  • 2013

    Chairman

    Kurt Lozier CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Lyndall Milenkovic

    Secretary

    Scott Taylor CPP

    Treasurer

    Kenneth Norris CPP

  • 2012

    Chairman

    Nicolas Stramilos CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Andrew Wilson CPP

    Secretary

    Scott Taylor CPP

    Treasurer

    Kurt Lozier CPP

  • 2011

    Chairman

    Nicolas Stramilos CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

    Treasurer

    Paul Storey CPP PSP

    Secretary

    Kurt Lozier CPP

  • 2010

    Chairman

    Nicolas Stramilos CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

    Secretary

    Sean Trewin PSP

    Treasurer

    Paul Storey CPP PSP

  • 2009

    Chairman

    Graeme Polley CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

    Secretary

    Nicolas Strmilos CPP

    Treasurer

    Martin Moseley CPP

  • 2008

    Chairman

    Graeme Polley CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Allen Barry CPP

    Secretary

    Nicolas Strmilos CPP

    Treasurer

    Martin Beaven CPP

  • 2007

    Chairman

    Craig Millar CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Martin Beaven

    Secretary

    Nicolas Strmilos CPP

    Treasurer

    Lyndall Milenkovic

  • 2006

    Chairman

    Craig Millar CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Martin Beaven

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

    Treasurer

    Graeme Polley CPP

  • 2005

    Chairman

    Kevin Harton CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Craig Millar CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2004

    Chairman

    Paul Passmore CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Ian Taylor CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2003

    Chairman

    Paul Passmore CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Ian Taylor CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2002

    Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Marion Janik CPP

    Secretary

    Graeme Polley CPP

    Treasurer

    Sam El-Rahim

  • 2001

    Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Foote CPP

    Secretary

    Tony Jacques CPP

    Treasurer

    Marion Janik CPP

  • 2000

    Chairman

    Chris Hall CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Treasurer

    Marion Janik CPP

    Secretary

    Brian Whyte CPP

  • 1998

    Chairman

    Tony Jacques CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Secretary

    Max Reidy CPP

    Treasurer

    Peter Downy

  • 1999

    Chairman

    Kevin Platt CPP

    Deputy Chairman

    Stephen Van Zwieten CPP

    Secretary

    Max Reidy CPP

    Treasurer

    Chris Hall CPP