Committee Members

Committee Members

Certification Committee Member

Michael L Schaefer

ml2schaefer@gmail.com

Michael Schaefer, CPP is the Water Security Manager – Milwaukee Water Works. Mike has provided security management to public and private sector organizations for more than 30 years. ASIS Member since 1986 and a CPP since 2001. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a Masters of Arts Degree from Webster University in Business and Organizational Security Management and in Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Co-Law Enforcement Liaison

Julie A Schneider

jschneider@mcts.org

Council Liaison

Donald C McInnes

dmsecspec@aol.com

ASIS International Physical Security Council (2018 Vice Chair of Membership, Past Chair of Education; Member since 2012): The ASIS International Physical Security Council, promotes standards, guidelines, and certifications through education, training, and leadership in all aspects of the physical security industry. Establishes best practices and educational opportunities in security assessment, planning, systems integration, and management of physical security concepts, devices, and systems from the initial barrier to the protected asset including policies, procedures, people, and equipment.

Foundation Liaison

Michael L Schaefer

ml2schaefer@gmail.com

Michael Schaefer, CPP is the Water Security Manager – Milwaukee Water Works. Mike has provided security management to public and private sector organizations for more than 30 years. ASIS Member since 1986 and a CPP since 2001. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a Masters of Arts Degree from Webster University in Business and Organizational Security Management and in Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Golf Event Chair

Christian Raye Magnus

chris.magnus@garda.com

Chris has worked in the Security Industry since January 2013.  Chris worked for Paychex, Inc., a Payroll and HR Company from 1998 to 2013 in both Business Development, and Management.  Prior to Paychex, Chris worked in the Manufacturing and Industrial Markets in Business Development and Management 1991-1998.   Chris attended the College at University of Wisconsin Whitewater, trained in Business and Safety. Chris joined GardaWorld formally Whelan Security Services in December of 2018 and has been in B2B Consulting since 1991. Chris is a member of BOMA, serving as a member of the Programs and Education Committee since 2013; ASIS Milwaukee Chapter (Security Association), serving as the Golf Committee Chair since 2013 and the Women in Security since 2014.  Member of ASIS Chicago Chapter since 2018. 

Partnership Event Co-Chair

Jeff Mueller

jmueller248@gmail.com

Partnership Event Co-Chair / Chapter Historian

Michael R Cummings CPP

mike@cummings-security.com

Mike Cummings, CPP is currently the president and owner of  Cummings Security Consulting.  Mike began his career in 1973 and spent the first 12 years in the retail sector.  Since 1985 he has practiced in health care security. Cummings has served on both local and national boards and as president of ASIS.  In addition to his work on this Board, he currently serves on the Standards and Guidelines Commission and Chairs the Ethics Committee.  Mike graduated with his Bachelor’s from Marquette, earned his Masters Degree in Business and Organizational Security Management at Webster University, and achieved the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) distinction. 

Sponsorship / Membership Chair

Eric C Biernat

ebiernat@wbmi.com

Eric Biernat, CPP is a lifelong Wisconsin resident with 28 years of security management experience in the public and private sectors; including serving as the first Security Manager for the City of Milwaukee, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and currently as the Security Manager for West Bend Mutual Insurance. He earned his CPP in 2009 and MS in Management from the College of Business at Cardinal Stritch University in 2010, and Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) designation in 2016. Eric has been a member of ASIS since 1996. He serves as a member of the ASIS International CSO Center and Sponsorship /Membership Chair for the local chapter.

Webmaster

Justin Neese

justin.neese@axis.com

Justin Neese, CPP, PSP, PCI, CSPM, is a Key Account Manager with Axis Communications. He joined Axis Communications in 2018 as a Regional Sales Manager. Justin has over 18 years of experience within the security industry and law enforcement. Prior to Axis, Justin was a Physical Security Coordinator with Kohl's Department Stores and held investigative roles with Goodwill Industries of Southeast Wisconsin and Target. He holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Lakeland University. He also has serves his community as a volunteer Emergency Medical Responder and Firefighter.