Announces Election Results
of New Officers and Three Bylaw Amendments Pass
Irving, Texas (July 7, 2015) —
Members of the Electronic Security Association
recently voted on a slate of three officer positions
as well as three bylaw amendments which were passed
and went into effect immediately. The new officers
were installed during the ESA Annual Membership
Meeting on June 23, 2015 at the Electronic Security
Expo (ESX) and officially took office on July 1, 2015.
G. Thomas Eggebrecht, Ph. D. of
Bonds Alarm Company in Phoenix was elected to a
one-year term as Vice President/President Elect in
an uncontested race. Steven E. Paley of Rapid
Security Solutions in Sarasota, FL was elected to a
two-year term as Treasurer in another uncontested
Dee Ann Harn of RFI
Enterprises, Inc. in San Jose, CA was elected to
serve a two-year term as Vice President. Harn was
selected from a pool of four candidates.
Three bylaw amendments
were also passed, going into effect immediately.
Amendment #1 revised Section 126.96.36.199 to provide that
an individual cannot act as the primary or secondary
voting representative for more than one member at a
Amendment #2 added a
provision to Subsection 5.3.1 stating that no two
officers may be employed by the same ESA member at
any one time, except in the case where an officer
changes employment from one member to another during
his or her term, in which case that officer shall be
allowed to complete their term.
Amendment #3 adds Section 188.8.131.52, stating
that any nominee who changes employment from one ESA
member to another or accepts an offer of employment
from a different member prior to their election
must, in either event, notify the Election Committee
prior to such election of his or her change in job
status or, alternatively, withdraw his or her name
from consideration as a nominee.
Ballots were sent in both via mail and
electronically. Polls closed at 2 p.m. Central time
Friday, June 5.
Established in 1948, the Electronic Security
Association (ESA) is the largest trade
association representing the electronic life safety
and security industry. Member companies install,
integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection,
video surveillance and electronic access control
systems for commercial, residential, industrial and
governmental clients. In cooperation with an
alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides
technical and management training, government
advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools,
and services that members use to grow their
businesses and prosper. ESA may be reached at (888)
447-1689 or on the Web at www.ESAweb.org.