By Myra Palacios
On January 28th, the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, hosted the DFW IAVM Chapter Meeting, which focused on safety and security. The meeting was open to both members and nonmembers and was free of charge. There were a total of 39 people in attendance.
Harvey Perriott, Chief, Protective Security Region VI, Jeff Murray, Protective Security Advisor, and Bryan Gray, Protective Security Advisor, served as the guest speakers and presenters. They spoke on a variety of potential security threats venues face as public gathering places. They followed up by outlining the free resources that the Department of Homeland Security has to offer for the protection and security of our venues. Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions and gain valuable knowledge by receiving first-hand advice from these professionals.
The event concluded with a social gathering and an opportunity to tour the Curtis Culwell Center. For more information about the event and protective measures discussed, click here.
Myra Palacios is Event Services Manager at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas.