The Security Director of the Year award is awarded each fall to a senior security director or manager working in an end user environment who has demonstrated leadership and achievement in the industry. The winner is chosen by Canadian Security magazine's Editorial Advisory Board from the nominations submitted. The judges consider a number of factors, including a major project or initiative completed in the last year, their contribution to the industry and their commitment to furthering the professionalism of the industry. Please provide as much detail as possible for each of the questions outlined below. Nominees must reside in Canada, occupy a senior leadership role (security director or senior manager leading a security department within a private or public sector institution), and be willing to participate in a cover story that will appear in Canadian Security magazine. Past winners have worked in loss prevention, health care, higher education, banking/finance, airports/aviation, government, etc.
Canadian Security may contact the nominee for further details, so it is important to include a number where they can be reached. Nominations are considered at the discretion of Canadian Security magazine and must be completed in full and adhere to the above criteria.

Deadline for entries is July 10, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Canadian Security editor Neil Sutton at nsutton@annexbusinessmedia.com.

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* 1. Nominee name:

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* 2. Nominee title:

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* 3. Nominee's employer:

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* 4. Your name:

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* 5. Your relationship to the nominee:

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* 6. How long have you known this person?

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* 7. What certification(s) does this person hold or is known to be working towards?

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* 8. Please explain how the individual demonstrates vision in his/her security department/organization.

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* 9. What leadership skills does the person demonstrate in the organization/security department?

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* 10. How does this person influence security on a daily basis?

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* 11. How many people does he/she have responsibility for in the organization?

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* 12. Does the person actively promote continuing education and membership in industry associations such as ASIS, IAHSS or CANASA?

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* 13. Does the person actively work with the IT department on projects related to security?

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* 14. How does the individual promote the security profession outside of their organization?

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* 15. How does the individual promote security in the rest of the organization outside of the security department?

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* 16. Outline a project or initiative the individual has introduced to the security department in the last year and why it was successful. Please include as much detail as possible regarding the project/initiative including details on technology deployed, if applicable.

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* 17. If the judging committee requires follow up information on your nomination, how can we reach you? (Please provide phone or email.)

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* 18. If selected, would the individual be willing to be interviewed and appear in a story in Canadian Security magazine? (Please note, full co-operation is required.)

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* 19. Please include contact details for nominee:

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