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Greater Kansas City Chapter Awards & Scholarships

The Kansas City Chapter presents the following awards and scholarships throughout the year to recognizes various individuals who have made an impact in the field of security.

Thomas R. Meyers Award
The Greater Kansas City Chapter of ASIS established the Thomas R. Meyers Award to recognize an outstanding Law Enforcement Officer who exemplifies professionalism and is a role model in our community. This recipient will be one who has fostered relations between law enforcement, the community and private security professionals.

Clarence M. Kelley Award
In 1980, during the time of Mr. Kelley's membership in the local ASIS chapter, the Clarence M. Kelley Award was created, with his permission to recognize an active law enforcement administrator in metropolitan Kansas City who is an excellent administrator, proactive in their approach and dedicated to improving the criminal justice system. One who continues Mr. Kelley's legacy by providing exemplary performance, which is influential in raising the standards of leadership.

Ralph Pusey Scholarship Funds (CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION FORM)

The Ralph Pusey Scholarship is awarded to an ASIS International and Chapter 50 member in good standing who seeks to advance their career in the Security Profession through Undergraduate or Graduate College Courses, ASIS Professional Development Programs, or other professional (security related) development / training programs. Funding amounts vary from year to year, and applications are accepted at any time, with funding decisions typically made in March.

Security Professional of the Year (CLICK HERE FOR NOMINATION FORM)
This award recognizes a member of the security profession, with a minimum of ten years experience, who continually exhibits leadership ability within the security profession. The recipient practices mentoring, fosters the education of those new to the security profession and is a participant in the security community as demonstrated through active membership in professional security organizations.

Security Officer of the Year (CLICK HERE FOR NOMINATION FORM)
To recognize a Kansas City area Security Officer who excelled in the discharge of their duties by taking exemplary on-duty action to protect life and/or property.

Any individual working in a paid position, directly and primarily responsible for providing security-related services to persons and/or property. Law enforcement officers and Security Administrators are not eligible for this award.

The successful candidate will:
1) Show outstanding performance and/or achievement while on duty.
2) Demonstrate professionalism while on duty.
3) Provides an elevated level of customer service while on duty.


The CPP Accelerator Scholarships are open to all Kansas City ASIS Members in good standing.   The scholarship will include one CPP Certification Voucher.  The Certification Voucher enables the recipient to go online at no cost and apply for the certification exam. If approved, registrants will have two years to take the certification test.  The Foundation Certification Voucher does not guarantee that the recipient is eligible to take the test.  Test applicants must apply, be qualified, and if deemed eligible, sit for the exam.  Please be sure to review the ASIS Board Certification Handbook and utilize the Self- Assessment Guide available on the ASIS certification web page.

Foundation Scholarships

Chapter Matching - (CLICK HERE FOR DOCUMENT)


Chapter Endowed


Foundation/Military Liaison Council Certification


Student Writing Competition


University of Phoenix - Accepting applications from February 2 thru April 6. This year, ASIS has increased the opportunities to ten (10) full-tuition scholarships.


The Charles H. “Sandy” Davidson IV Memorial Scholarship Webster-ASIS Foundation Scholarships


Foundation Awards

Allan J. Cross


Timothy J. Walsh


Roy Bordes


Matthew Simeone P3


Past Recognition's

The Kansas City Chapter has received these past recognition's:

I.B. Hale - Chapter of the Year - Winner
2008, 2005, 2003

I.B. Hale - Chapter of the Year - Honorable Mention
2010, 2009, 2007, 2006

Newsletter of the Year - Winner
2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Newsletter of the Year - Honorable Mention

Website of the Year - Winner

Website of the Year - Honorable Mention
2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003

KC-ASIS Recognition Acknowledgments 

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