The California Alarm Association Launches Women In the Security Evolution (WISE)

The California Alarm Association (CAA) is excited to announce the launch of the Women In the Security Evolution, “WISE”, committee that is dedicated to supporting, empowering, and promoting women across all disciplines within the security industry spectrum of professional roles.

The groundbreaking inaugural launch of WISE occurred at the CAA 2023 Winter Convention and showcased the forward thinking of the association to inspire leadership and support of women in security. WISE will operate with a clear mission based on four cornerstones to enhance equality, visibility, accessibility and inclusivity for women within the electronic security industry with a notable aspect of ensuring gender neutrality for all to join. During the CAA convention, WISE was highly visible during key events and discussions including holding their founder’s meeting, being the panel for the executive symposium, delivering the keynote address, and leading several of the educational

sessions. Sean Cooke, CAA President, shared his enthusiasm; “The introduction of WISE is a pivotal step forward for the CAA and industry as a whole. In our journey towards inclusivity and diversity, WISE is positioned to navigate crucial steps for all of us.”

CAA WISE Chair, Cathy Rempel, expressed her gratitude to the CAA and excitement for WISE; “It’s an honor to support the CAA in their direction of inclusivity and diversity. The activities and focus of WISE is a testament to the group's commitment to enhancing the role of women in the security industry. WISE is not just talking about change, they’re making it happen. As we look forward to more from this dynamic group, it's clear that the future for women in security is brighter than ever.”

The California Alarm Association, known for leading industry respected initiatives and promoting professionalism and growth within the electronic security industry in California and beyond, continues to reinforce their mission to be an industry advocate and a trusted resource for safety and security information and services.


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