Brian Ison, CPP, CFE
Chapter Chair

Brian has worked in risk management and security for over 20 years, getting his start in the industry by running community policing in Southwest Vancouver in cooperation with the Vancouver Police Department. His career led him to work with the credit unions in British Columbia and Ontario, providing risk assessments of credit union branches and quantifying risk from an insurance perspective. In addition to conducting physical assessments, he wrote security, business continuity, and risk management manuals for the Canadian credit union system, and continues to provide risk, security, and best practices training to credit unions across the country. He has also managed national contract security accounts for a large, multi-national security company. Brian is the Managing Partner of Pacrim Risk and Security Consulting.

Brian has a degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia, is a Certified Protection Professional, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a certified CPTED practitioner (Levels I and II). He is a former board member of the Vancouver chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is a former Assistant Regional Vice President for ASIS Western Canada.

Email : bison@pacrimrisk.com


Kim Sheridan, CPP
Chapter Vice-Chair

Kim brings over 20 years of law enforcement and security experience to her role as the Chapter Vice-Chair. Since leaving her position as a police officer with the Delta Police Department after 8 years of service, she has taken on security management roles which have provided her with knowledge and expertise in emergency management, business continuity, security program development, and security personnel management. She also has extensive experience in the implementation of security and emergency management programs, strategic planning, conducting security risk assessments, and investigations. She is currently the Manager, Security Programs, for City Protective Services with the City of Vancouver.

Kim has education and training in the areas of emergency management, criminal intelligence analysis, police training, and criminology, and is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Public Administration program at Thompson Rivers University. She has held her Certified Protection Professional designation from ASIS since 2011.

Email : kim.sheridan@vancouver.ca

Gabe Karesa, CPP
Chapter Treasurer


Email: gabekaresa@gmail.com

Randy Lines, CPP
Chapter Secretary

Randy spent 24 years as a member of the RCMP, working in General Duty, as a Detective, and within an intelligence unit. The majority of his career, however, was focused on physical and electronic security within the RCMP’s Technical Branches.  He has done in excess of 300 vulnerability assessments on projects ranging from residential dwellings to large commercial buildings.

Randy has a degree in Electrical Engineering, a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, and is board certified in security management as a Certified Protection Professional.  He is a former Chapter Chair of ASIS Chapter 190.

Email: randy.lines@rblinnovations.com