2023 is Off to a Fast Start!

In my short time as President I am realizing all the moving parts that make the California Alarm Association so great. Within the last month Committees have been finalized, Conventions scheduled, budgets set, and Chapter meetings slated for the coming year. I am excited for the value we are bringing to membership in 2023.

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New Year, New President!

New Slate of Officers Named at CAA Winter Convention 2022

I am honored to be elected as you incoming President of the California Alarm Association.

First, I would like to thank Mike Salk for his leadership and guidance over the past two years. His dedication to our organization has helped us grow and thrive, and I am grateful for his contributions.

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It’s Winter Convention Season!

The end of 2022 is approaching rapidly – such a busy time of year!  Halloween seems to be the start of the transition into winter.  It is followed by Thanksgiving, then CAA Winter Convention (our favorite time of the year), Hanukkah, Christmas, and a gentle slide into the New Year, at the speed of light!  Buckle-up! Here we go….

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Fall is Here! President’s Message: September 2022

Here we are in September heading quickly to the start of Q4.  Schools are back in session with in-person classes, most businesses are working steadfastly to get back on their feet, and traffic is near pre-pandemic levels.  We have all been changed by this virus and I hope all of you are focusing on a brighter future. 

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President’s Message: August 2022

Tim Westphal and I met the EBAA Scholarship recipient Jillian Ferreira, her father Sgt. Mark Ferreira (Vacaville PD) and her mother Lori at the Vacaville PD Friday to congratulate them and deliver her check. They were very appreciative of the contribution to her college education. It is a wonderful experience to meet these high level achievers and recognize their efforts!! SMILES FROM EAR TO EAR!! A big “THANK YOU” to the Scholarship Committee and judges who make this dream a reality!! 

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President’s Message: Mid Way to New Year

Here we are midway through the summer. I hope that you are enjoying the summer months with family, friends, vacations and celebrations. I was pleased to see nearly 300 industry leaders at our CAA Palm Springs Convention in May. My thanks to the presenters of (24) industry specific workshops who challenged us to reconsider our current operations and con-sider our future options.

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President’s Message: June 2022

Many of us just got back from the CAA Summer Conference in Palm Springs. It was an awesome event with well over three hundred attendees. I want to give a BIG SHOUT OUT to the VIP Gold, Silver, and Bronze Convention Sponsors for their very generous support that allowed this event to be so successful! We all appreciate you!! 

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CAA President’s Message – May 2022

Many of you have recently returned from the ISC West show in Las Vegas. I hope that you enjoyed the show as much as I did. Attendance was up to near pre-Covid days and the Exhibit Hall was buzzing with energy and excitement.

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Get Ready for ISC West This Month!

I look forward to seeing you there as we kick off the event on Tuesday, March 22 with SIA/ISC’s Got Talent at THE ROCKHOUSE in the Venetian at 8 p.m.  Join us for hosted cocktails and the greatest singing talent the industry has to offer.  The event is hosted by our sponsors and you can RSVP at www.caaonline.org.

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