FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2008
GOVERNOR BARBOUR APPOINTS WILLIAMS TO ELECTRONIC PROTECTION LICENSING ADVISORY BOARD
(JACKSON, Mississippi)-Governor Haley Barbour has appointed Don Williams, of Gulfport, to the Electronic Protection Licensing Board, which assists the State Fire Marshal in setting rules and regulations for the licensure of individuals and companies that offer electronic protective systems to the general public.
“I appreciate Don’s willingness to serve on this board, which plays an important regulatory role in protecting Mississippi citizens and companies,” Governor Barbour said.
Williams has 33 years of experience in the security industry and currently serves as owner of All Safe Technologies, where he oversees 24 employees. Past president of the Mississippi Alarm Association, Williams is an advisory board member for Honeywell/First Alert Professional Security. A certified instructor by the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association, Williams was one of the first people in Mississippi to attain Level 1 Certification from this group. He also holds certifications from Kantech Enterprise Solutions; Bosch Security Systems; Leviton Security Systems; GE Security; and Silent Knight and FCI Fire Alarm. He was named “Dealer of the Year” three times by Sentrynet and received the First Alert Professional Medal of Honor in 1998 and the Life Safety Award in 1996.
Williams and his wife, Carol, have two children, Matthew and Victoria.