PSA Security Networks Congratulates Their New Board of Directors

PSA Security Networks Congratulates Their New Board of Directors

PSA Security Network is proud to announce the results of the Board of Director Elections held at its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting during PSA-TEC 2013 in Westminster, Colorado. Re-elected for two-year terms were Chairman Mike Kobelin of Aronson Security Group in Beaverton, Oregon and Vice-Chairman, Mark Olive of Eales Electronics in Oklahoma City.

New directors elected for two-year terms were Ron Oetjen co-founder/president of Intelligent Access Systems of North Carolina, LLC in Raleigh, North Carolina, who replaced the retiring Tim Feury and Paul Thomas, president of Northland Control Systems, Inc. in Fremont, California, who replaced the retiring Mike Tiffin. PSA thanks Feury and Tiffin for their leadership and support during their terms.

Ron Oetjen, Southern Regional Director | Intelligent Access Systems

PSA Security Networks Congratulates Their New Board of DirectorsRon Oetjen co-founded Intelligent Access Systems in 2003, striving to build a strong security systems integration business along the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Washington D.C. A respected and inspiring industry leader, Ron was instrumental in developing the branch offices in Atlanta, Raleigh, Richmond, Pittsburgh and Tampa.

Through his vision and passion, Ron helped build Intelligent Access Systems from a startup into a well-respected security systems integration company that consistently ranks in the Security Dealer Magazines Top Systems Integrators report. The company was named by INC. magazine in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions of the INC5000 report, which recognizes the 5000 fastest growing small businesses in the US. Today, he continues to shape the direction of the business by focusing on innovative solutions and offerings, such as managed security services, to keep the company at the forefront of the industry.

Oetjen serves on the board of directors for the Southeastern Safety and Security Healthcare Council as well as PSA Security Network. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), a Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM), and a member of the American Society for Industrial Security.  He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife, Jenna and their 3 daughters.

Paul Thomas, Western Regional Director | Northland Controls

PSA Security Networks Congratulates Their New Board of DirectorsPaul Thomas joined Northland Controls in 2008. Paul has established himself as a leader in many facets of the security industry. He has a broad base of experience enabling him to offer major contributions to the industry.

Paul is responsible for Northland Controls’ operations in the Americas. Prior to joining Northland, he was with GE Security for five years, with responsibility for North American business development through the Architect and Engineering channels. He was also responsible for GE’s technical management of the Professional Sports and Entertainment channel, and managed the security design control for the New York Yankees, New York Mets, Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and several other professional sports centers.

Prior to GE, he spent over 20 years as Executive Vice President for RFI Communications & Security Systems, a multi-million dollar, diversified systems integrator in the San Francisco Bay area. Paul has 28 years of experience in growing businesses; managing development, sales, marketing, and operations; and serving diverse customers from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies.

For a complete list of PSA Board of Directors, click here.


  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • Multifamily Manager Methodologies

    Property managers have their hands full, especially when it comes to establishing successful security systems on their properties. There are many pieces to the puzzle that come together for a property to protect itself properly. Read Now

  • The Recipe for Stadium Security

    The threat landscape of stadium security is fluid. Today’s venues and stadiums have operational security 24/7, hosting sporting events, community events, concerts, conventions and more – each with a unique visitor base and each with unique security risks. Read Now

  • Securing the Flow of Operations

    The transportation industry is a complex and dynamic environment where efficient management of physical keys, vehicles and shared devices is critical to ensuring smooth operations, reducing costs and maintaining security. Every day, more transportation facilities are using modern electronic key and asset management systems to better secure, audit and manage the important assets that keep operations running smoothly. Read Now

Featured Cybersecurity


New Products

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3

  • ResponderLink


    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3