ASIS International Appoints New Chairman of the Security Services Council
Eddie Sorrells. CPP, PSP has been named incoming Chairman of the ASIS International Security Services Council. The Security Services Council serves as the leading resource for education, outreach, and best practices for all services—security officers, alarm monitoring, investigations, security design and implementation, and other contracted services in support of a security program. ASIS International (ASIS), is the preeminent organization for security professionals with 38,000 members in 125 different countries. The Security Services council has representation from all regions in the United States, as well as several International Members. The council conducts educational workshops and webinars each year, and participates in industry associations and partnerships. Eddie has most recently served as Vice Chairman of the council and will officially begin leading the council in January 2016.
Eddie serves as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for DSI Security Services located in Dothan, Alabama. DSI is a leading security provider in the Southeast United States with over 3000 employees in 25 different states. Eddie is a published author in industry publications such as Security Management Magazine, and will release his first book entitled Security Litigation Best Practices for Managing and Preventing Security-Related Lawsuits (Published by Butterworth-Heinemann) in October 2015.