Virginia Chapter Committees

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Membership

To increase membership by increasing awareness of benefits.

Ethics/Grievance
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Work with regulatory agency and others regarding industry and member related issues.

Alarm Management (False Alarm Reduction)

Work with localities, alarm companies, end users to reduce false dispatches through education, training and awareness.  Supporting strong, fair ordinances that encourage responsible usage.  Member representative for False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) and Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC). 

STAT

Work with legislators, lobbyist and industry to educate and increase awareness of issues related to alarm tax proposed by the Virginia firefighter’s union. 

Training

Develop, coordinate and provide educational programs such as required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice, manufacturer training, professional enrichment and National Training School (NTS).

Website & Newsletter

Develop and maintain website including all related sites and links. Develop, coordinate input and publish quarterly member newsletter.

State Legistlation

Work with advisory, legislative and regulatory agencies on industry related matters.  Communicate all findings to the ESA-VA Board and membership as appropriate. Serves as industry liaison to the Department of Criminal Justice.

Federal Legislation

Serve as the Virginia representative to the national Government Relations Committee and the national Board of Director of ESA.  Communicate all findings to Virginia Chapter Board and members as appropriate.

By-Laws and Parliamentarian

Maintains and develops by laws changes as appropriate.  Serves as Advisor to the Board in an effort to maintain compliance with by laws, processes and procedures.

Communications

Responsible for the issuance of all public notices.

Annual Membership

Responsible for the annual membership drive.

Public Safety-Fire

Responsible for Fire Prevention week.

Law Enforcement

Responsible for the coordination of town hall meetings.

Scholarship

Laision with ESA for annual Scholarship program.  Coordinates state program.