Monthly Meeting

Location: Lee Roy Selmon's, 4302 W Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607

Date/Time: January 25, 2017 11:30AM - 01:00PM

Topic: Department of Homeland Security - Hometown Security Update

Ollie Gagnon, Department of Homeland Security, will provide a hometown security update. During both steady state and times of heightened awareness, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) engages closely with private sector and community partners to provide expert counsel and recommendations about protective measures they can implement to protect facilities and venues.

Mr. Gagnon was appointed by the Department of Homeland Security as the Protective Security Advisor in Tampa, Florida on March 21, 2005. In this capacity, he supports the development of the national risk picture by identifying, assessing, monitoring, and minimizing the risk to critical infrastructure at the regional, State and local level. Prior to assuming his present position, Mr. Gagnon traveled worldwide on behalf of the Department of Defense - Defense Threat Reduction Agency conducting comprehensive physical security assessments of critical infrastructure complexes, facilities and systems. He also served in the United States Air Force for over 22 years in the various physical security, law enforcement and training positions.

GTBACP Rewards Program Winner is:

Member with the most points for 2016: John Price (2017 membership paid by chapter)

Rewards program drawing winner: Susan King ($50 gift card)

Congratulations John and Susan!

The Rewards Program winner will be drawn quarterly and will be announed after the last meeting of each quarter.

For more information on the GTBACP rewards program, please click here.