Sem Security

About Richard D. Sem

Dick Sem served as Director of Security and Crisis Management for Waste Management for eleven years and as Vice President of Pinkerton - Securitas, responsible for 18 offices in 11 states of the Northeast U.S. He served clients as an independent security consultant for twelve years. He has been board certified as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) since 1979, is certified as a Certified Security Consultant (CSC), was President of the International Security Management Association (ISMA), and is Vice President of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC). He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and of InfraGard (the partnership between the U.S. Justice Department and the critical infrastructure industries) and has been a member of ASIS International (formerly the American Society for Industrial Security) since 1974. He is a member of the ASIS Healthcare Security Council. Please call or write for a resume, or curriculum vitae.

Dick Sem recently made presentations on security and workplace violence to: The International Security Conference (ISC-West) The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) Baltimore, MD The Wall Street Transcript - Building Security Conference, New York City ASIS International The Wisconsin Safety Council South Dakota University Medical School and Department of Health Library Administrators Council of Northern Illinois (LACONI), Chicago, IL Alamo Area Library System, San Antonio, TX Webster University on Security and Workplace Violence Concepts, Chicago, IL Chicago Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), Chicago, IL New England EnviroExpo, Boston, MA Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers Gunderson Lutheran Tri-State Health and Safety Seminar, LaCrosse, WI Annual Meeting of the Identification Systems Dealer Association (ISDA) Chicago, IL The State of Connecticut Food Inspectors Dick Sem has had many articles published on various aspects of security, workplace violence and hotline management and has been interviewed by several business periodicals. He has been interviewed by several newspapers, magazines and television stations on aspect of security and workplace violence prevention and response. Dick wrote the Chapter, “Development and Management of an Internal HelpLine: Comments from an Expert,” in Crisis Communication Plan Components and Model by James E. Lukaszewski