ABOUT US

Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry.

Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper.

Together, ESA member companies employ more than 500,000 industry professionals and serve more than 34 million residential and commercial clients.

Vision Statement

Position the association to be indispensable and relevant in an ever-changing profession.

Mission Statement

To build a community that provides resources, advocacy, connections and education for professionals within the electronic security and life safety industry.

Become a Member

It’s our business to help your business do more business. Our members know the tremendous value of putting the power of a national association behind their businesses. Here are just some of the companies that are a part of the association.

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Upcoming Events
21 Nov 2019

Identifying your Risk in 2020

11/21/2019 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

11 Dec 2019

The Electronic Security Association salutes those who have served as president throughout the years. Their leadership and guidance has contributed to the legacy of ESA and provided a strong foundation as we look toward the future.

  • 2016 – 2018 Angela White
  • 2014 – 2016 Marshall Marinace
  • 2012 – 2014 John Knox
  • 2010 – 2012 Charles (Dom) D’Ascoli
  • 2008 – 2010 Michael A. Miller
  • 2006 – 2008 George P. Gunning
  • 2004 – 2006 Scot Colby
  • 2002 – 2004 Cecil Hogan
  • 2000 – 2002 Bart A. Didden
  • 1998 – 2000 Daniel F. Jacquish
  • 1996 – 1998 Carl E. Spiegel
  • 1994 – 1996 James W. Lees
  • 1992 – 1994 Dennis J. Gross
  • 1990 – 1992 Patrick M. Egan
  • 1988 – 1990 Patricia M. Smith
  • 1986 – 1988 Robert A. Bonifas
  • 1984 – 1986 John W. Mabry
  • 1982 – 1984 Stanley C. Lott
  • 1980 – 1982 George A. Smith, III
  • 1979 – 1980 A.E. Reynolds
  • 1977 – 1979 Joseph F. Duncan
  • 1975 – 1977 Norman Rubin
  • 1973 – 1974 George A. Weinstock
  • 1971 – 1973 Harold W. Gray, Jr.
  • 1969 – 1971 Arthur L. Foell
  • 1967 – 1969 Raymond Stenzi
  • 1965 – 1967 H. John Poile
  • 1963 – 1965 Herman Schmidt
  • 1962 – 1963 John P. Jones
  • 1960 – 1962 Victor R. Zahn
  • 1959 – 1960 Lyle B. Underdown
  • 1958 – 1959 Francois E. Guibert
  • 1957 – 1958 Norval (Bud) Poulson
  • 1956 – 1957 Joseph E. Cunningham, Sr.
  • 1955 – 1956 Morris F. Weinstock
  • 1954 – 1955 Leslie G. Phares
  • 1953 – 1954 Harold S. Leich
  • 1952 – 1953 Herbert N. Levy
  • 1951 – 1952 James W. Flotron, Jr.
  • 1950 – 1951 Sara E. Jackson
  • 1949 – 1950 Dr. J. Stewart Jackson
  • 1948 – 1949 Benjamin H. Call

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