Executive

Jack Schmidt
Chapter 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 holds the role of Business Development Manager – Pacific Region for G4S Secure Solutions (Canada) Ltd., while pursuing his Master’s in Business Management from University of Liverpool.

Email : chair@asis-canada.org

Sam Stephens
Chapter Vice Chair & Young Professionals Liaison
Sam started his career in security as a Border Services Officer at CBSA, and has since worked across Federal and BC Provincial organizations in Corporate Security and Emergency Preparedness. Currently overseeing corporate security programs for a BC Crown Corporation, Sam has completed his CPP and is currently pursuing his Masters in Enterprise Risk Management from Boston University. Dedicated to developing others, he also serves as the ASIS Young Professionals Liaison.

Email: ViceChair@asis-canada.org

Gary Lok
Chapter Secretary
Gary Lok is currently working for the BC Commissionaires as Senior Manager for their NMSO Division.
Gary has over 30 years security experience working for the local security market, including in private security, Hotel & Educational facilities. He is a licensed Private Investigator and Security consultant and holds three designations with ASIS International; CPP, PSP and PCI designations.

Email: Secretary@asis-canada.org

Brian Ison
Chapter Treasurer
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: Treasurer@asis-canada.org

Randy Lines
Past Chair
Randy is a Graduate Electrical Engineer who spent 25 years with the RCMP in Engineering, Policing and Operational technical Support Roles. He joined 3Si Risk Strategies as a Partner and Chief Technical Officer in 2015. He is a member of the National Association of Technical Investigators of America, and received his CPP designation in 2013.