"Situational awareness is knowing what is going on around you and staying vigilant to any changes or threats. By becoming more aware and observant in the workplace, all employees can help maintain a safe environment and improve the safety of everyone around them."
- Securitas Security Services

 Developing your situational awareness is key to helping you identify dangerous situations, recognizing a potential threat and giving you the tools to handle the situation. All it takes is one look at the news to know in this day and age, you have to be aware of your surroundings everywhere you go, both personally and professionally. In this presentation, AEP's Director of Physical Security, Sam Queeno, will equip us with ways to increase our situational awareness, give us things to look for, and explain strategies to implement should we find ourselves in a dangerous environment. 
Meet Our Speaker: Sam Queeno, CPP is currently the Director of Physical Security for American Electric Power. He is responsible for the physical security of the entire corporation, which includes the protection of people and assets in eleven states. Sam has over 20 years of experience in the Security industry with expertise in Utility, Financial, Health Care, Security Operations Center and Contract Guard Service.

Sam holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and is a Certified Protection Professional, board certified in security management from ASIS, the largest international security organization. Sam is a NRA certified Firearm Safety, Pistol and Personal Protection instructor. Sam currently serves as a board member for the Columbus Police Foundation and Relā. Sam is a member of the Edison Electric Institute Security Leadership Committee as well as a member of the ASIS Crime Prevention Council. 

The Boat House
679 W. Spring St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Chapter Members - $38

Sustaining Members - $25
Guests - $48*

*Limited to 2 meetings before membership is required.

Tuesday, Oct 8
(RSVP by Oct 1)
5:30 PM

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