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Security and Preparedness Committee

The Security and Emergency Preparedness Committee provides ongoing information to BOMA/GLA’s membership on the state of crime, resources to keep their buildings safe, and best practices for long-term preparedness. The committee receives routine updates and discussions with LAPD, the LA City Attorney’s office, and LAFD. The committee discusses a wide range of issues on subjects such as homelessness/trespassing, COVID-19 building related issues, cybersecurity, and fire safety/disaster preparedness.   


Staff Liaison: Director of Government and Public Affairs

Responsibilities

  • Provide input on security and preparedness challenges members face and develop best practices on how to address these challenges. 
  • Participate on a subcommittee to develop relevant tools and resources for members. Subcommittees present their work to members at regular member policy briefings.  
    • Subcommittees currently include: 
      • Homelessness and trespassing 
      • COVID-19 building reentry 
      • Cybersecurity
      • Fire safety and disaster preparedness
  • Committee members are also encouraged to identify new issues and lead working groups/subcommittees on them throughout the year. 
  • Recruit expert guest speakers for committee meetings, subcommittee meetings, and/or policy briefings. 
  • Come prepared to meetings with questions and input for discussion.  

Meeting Schedule

Last Friday of every other month beginning in February, 12pm-1pm, on Zoom. 

Time Committment

Members are expected to devote one hour every other month for committee meetings and another hour per month to subcommittee work, speaker recruitment, and/or issue analysis. 

Number of Committee Members:

This committee consists of fourteen (14) members. 

COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP

NORMA CASTILLO
Committee Chair
CBRE

LOUIS BOULGARIDES
Committee Co-Chair
Ollivier Security Systems, Inc.