Executive

Brian Ison
Chapter Chair
Brian’s interest in security began as a volunteer with the Vancouver Police Department and he was soon overseeing the operations of a community policing centre as the Chair of their board of directors. In turn, his career path shifted from finance to risk management and security in the financial industry, working with credit unions in British Columbia and Ontario by evaluating credit union branches in all aspects of physical security, acting as a resource for investigations and compliance, working with stakeholders in audit verification, and writing risk management policy and best practices. After spending some time in operations in industrial manufacturing, he did security consulting work for clients that included Canadian credit unions and Apple.
Brian is a licensed security consultant, holds a degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia, is a Certified Fraud Examiner and accredited Port Facility Security Officer, and is currently studying to earn his Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and Certified Protection Professional designations.

Email : chair@asis-canada.org

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Bal Jouhal
Chapter Treasurer
Bal has been in the security industry for over 30 years in senior executive  positions in both the UK and Canada.  9/11 brought Bal to Canada where he was headhunted from the UK due to his extensive international experience.  Since 2008, Bal has been a successful President & CEO at Secured Security Group where he owns and operates two separate Companies (Security & Site Maintenance)
Bal is a licensed security consultant and an active member of ASIS International He is currently pursuing both his CPP and PSP designations.

Email: Treasurer@asis-canada.org

G. Joe Melonari
Chapter Secretary
Following 12 years of service as an army officer with the Canadian Forces, Joe went on to help found and operate a high security, cash in transit company, serving major financial institutions and government clients across Western Canada.
Since moving to the private sector in 1999, static and mobile physical security, information security, risk management and dynamic security awareness have been the focus of Joe’s professional efforts.  Joe is an experienced leader with proven skills and knowledge in the development and execution of security and emergency management solutions to fit any need.
In addition to his extensive knowledge and experience in these fields, Joe is also a very experienced business leader and understands the requirement to integrate security solutions with business demands and limited resources while maintaining high standards and operational effectiveness

Email: Secretary@asis-canada.org

Jack Schmidt
Past Chair
Jack is a seasoned Sales and Business Development Executive with more than 15 years of International experience working in the Middle East, Europe and North America. Jack started his career in security as Director of Sales & Operations in 2007 back in Toronto and has since worked across multiple organizations overseeing Sales & Operations in Ontario, Alberta, North Western Territories, Nunavut, Newfoundland and British Columbia. Currently, he is pursuing his Master’s in Business Management from University of Liverpool.