Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 6 p.m. Chapter Meeting

Meeting Location:

Wantagh Inn

3264 Railroad Avenue

Wantagh, New York

(The price for cocktails, appetizers, dinner & dessert is $60.00 per person.)
Please join us on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793, for our January chapter meeting.

Our guest speaker will be R.S. Richard, Jr, Chief of Cyber Security with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Region 2 located in New York, NY. Rich is a native Long Islander who served in the U.S. Navy from 1983 to 2003. After honorably retiring from the Navy in 2003 as a Data Systems Technician Chief Petty Officer, he worked at the Naval Network Warfare Command as a Senior Cyber Security Engineer managing a team of cyber security engineers. Chief Richard also was an Information Systems Security Manager with Northrop Grumman in Bethpage, NY. He returned to service to the country in 2016, transitioning to the Department of Homeland Security / Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Chief Richard will share his extensive Cyber expertise to present on CISA’s cyber resources for business & critical infrastructure (Public/Private Partnership)

We hope to see you at our chapter January meeting at the Wantagh Inn, Wantagh, N.Y. 


Previous Events


Celebrate the Holiday Season!

Celebrate the Holiday Season! with the ASIS Long Island Chapter

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 6 pm


Tuesday- November 29th at 6:00 PM, Chapter Meeting

Please join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793, for our November chapter meeting.

Our guest speaker will be Chris Ferro, Chief of Detectives for the Nassau County Police Department. He becameChief of the Detectives after serving the county for 29 years. Ferro was most recently a two-star assistant chief and previously served as commanding officer of several precincts, oversaw the Major Case Bureau and Narcotics, and has received ten departmental awards.

Chief Ferro will share his extensive law enforcement expertise committed to protecting Nassau County residents with our members.


Tuesday- October 25th at 6:00 PM, Chapter Meeting

Please join us on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn,
3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, NY, for our chapter meeting.

Our Guest Speaker is pending due to a late cancelation. We are actively looking for a speaker. We will let You know as soon as a speaker is locked down.

In addition, We will select a winner for the ASIS Certification Scholarship.

All the meetings are an excellent opportunity to network with other security professionals, share ideas, and problem-solve.

We are looking forward to seeing you there!


ASIS Region 5D Cornhole Tournament/Picnic

Thursday, September 29th 11:30AM – 3:00PM

o   Location: Alley Pond Park

o   224-7 76th ave

o   Oakland Gardens, NY 11364


Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 6 pm

Sponsored by A+ Technology at their

Bay Shore, New York location.

Meeting Location: 

A+ Technology & Security Solutions at 

1490 North Clinton Ave. Bay Shore, New York 11706

(Drinks and Food compliments of A+ Technology.)

Our guest speaker will be Lt. Joseph Pangaro (Ret), CEO and Chief Security Officer of True Security Design. Lt. Joe is a retired, 27-year veteran police officer who was the lead training instructor of his police agency and certified as an instructor by the NJ Police Training Commission. In addition, he was trained in school security assessments by the Department of Homeland Security. He is also a trained and certified crime prevention officer who continues to train police officers at police academies throughout the Northeast. Lt Pangaro is also a former Director of School Security for a large district in NJ, and he is an award-winning columnist and author.

He will share his extensive law enforcement experience and discuss his role as a school and workplace security expert and trainer with the membership.


Tuesday, June 31, 2022, at 6 p.m.

Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793 (The price for cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuuvres will be $60.00 per person.)

The Long Island ASIS Chapter will hold our last meeting before summerbreak on June 28 at 6pm at the Wantagh Inn. It will be a casual networking event outside under the tent at the Wantagh Inn. Hawaiian Shirts Recommended!


Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 6 p.m.

ASIS Long Island cordially invites you to our May Meeting at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 6 pm. (The price for cocktails and dinner will be $60.00 per person.)

Our guest speaker will be Michael Lewis, the Senior Supervisory Resident Agent of the Long Island Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The office is responsible for investigating Federal Criminal, Terrorism, and National Security violations that occur within Nassau and Suffolk Counties. He has been with the FBI for more than eighteen years. Prior to his current role, Mr. Lewis served on the New York Joint Terrorism Task Force as both a field agent and a squad supervisor. He began his career in the FBI investigating Organized Crime and labor racketeering cases in New York City. Before joining the FBI, Mr. Lewis was an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan, where he prosecuted a wide range of street-level criminal offenses. Mr. Lewis holds a law degree from the University of Maryland and graduated with a Master of Forensic Science degree from The George Washington University. He lives with his wife and two children in Nassau County, New York.  

He will be sharing his extensive federal law enforcement experience and discussing his role as Long Island’s lead FBI resident agent with the membership.


Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 6 p.m.

Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793 (The price for cocktails and dinner will be $60.00 per person.)

Our guest speaker will be Rodney K. Harrison, Police Commissioner of Suffolk County, New York.

Commissioner Harrison began his career with the New York City Police Department as a Cadet in 1991. During his New York City Police Department career, Harrison has achieved every rank from Cadet to Chief of Department, including time as an undercover detective and Precinct Detective Squad Robbery Apprehension Module. Harrison worked across NYC, from Staten Island to the Bronx, holding a position in each of the five boroughs. During his tenure, he had the privilege to command both the 28th and 32nd Precincts of Harlem. Additionally, he had the honor of being bestowed as the first African American Chief of Detectives in the Bureau’s 175-year history. The NYPD Chief of Department rank is the highest-ranking uniformed member of the service within the NYC Police Department. Additionally, he achieved another historical milestone by becoming the first Cadet to ever rise to the rank of Chief of Department. He also was awarded the Combat Cross for extraordinary heroism while under fire from an armed perpetrator in 2013.

Following his retirement from the NYPD, after a 30-year career, Suffolk County Executive Bellone nominated Harrison to be Suffolk County’s Police Commissioner and was confirmed by the Suffolk County’s legislature unanimously on December 23, 2021. Harrison would become the first Black Police Commissioner in Suffolk County department’s history.

He will be sharing his extensive law enforcement experience and discussing his role as the county’s Top Cop with the membership.