Brivo’s Steve Van Till to be recognized at annual SIA meeting

Company's president and CEO to receive 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award


Bethesda, MD, Oct. 31, 2013—Distinguished Security Industry Association (SIA) Members will receive awards during the SIA annual membership meeting at the upcoming ISC East exposition, announced Jay Hauhn, chairman of the SIA Board of Directors.

The 2013 award honorees are:

  • Steve Van Till, President and CEO of Brivo Systems, 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award for his tireless support of SIA Standards and advancement of the OSDP Access Control specification, availability as a panelist for SIA Education@ISC and Securing New Ground and many other efforts.
  • Rob Zivney, Senior Consultant at Identification Technology Partners, 2013 Chairman's Award for years of dedication to identity management for SIA.
  • Laurie Aaron, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Building Intelligence Inc., 2013 Chairman's Award for helping to forge bonds with ASIS International, supporting SIA's education interest group and recruiting SIA Members.
  • John Hunepohl, Director of Education for ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions, 2013 Committee Chair of the Year Award for his work as SIA Education Committee Chair and his support of the Certified Security Project Manager program, SIA's efforts to launch a learning module system and other initiatives.

Commenting on this recognition, Van Till said, "I'm honored to be selected as Volunteer of the Year, especially when I look around me and see all the many talented people who are contributing their time and energies to SIA. My role as SIA Standards chairman has been quite rewarding, as we've seen several important new standards initiatives take off in the last few years. I look forward to continuing my work with SIA as our industry evolves, and as we together continue to enhance the security technology available to the many customers we serve."

Honorees will receive awards at The Advance, held during ISC East at the Javits Center in New York, N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 8:30-9:30 a.m. SIA members can attend The Advance meeting and awards ceremony free of charge. The Advance is co-located with ISC East.