SIA has named Guy M. Grace, Jr., as the 2018 recipient of the SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, an honor recognizing excellence in promoting the implementation of innovative security solutions. Grace, who chairs the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS), serves as director of security and emergency planning for Littleton Public Schools (LPS) in the Denver suburb of Littleton, Colorado. The award will be presented to Grace during SIA Honors Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in New York City.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Pat Comunale, a longtime contributor to the security industry and former president of global security solutions at Anixter, as the 2018 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award, an honor presented annually to a distinguished individual for long-term, selfless service to the security industry and to SIA. The award will be presented to Comunale during SIA Honors Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in New York City. Comunale —a retired security industry veteran and former member of the SIA Board of Directors— is the former CEO and president for Tri-Ed Distribution, an Anixter company.