Meet The Chapter Board

 

 

  Chair: John Coovert

Head of Physical Security, SAP Americas

John is responsible for the safety and security of Concur’s assets; primarily its employees.  John is the Primary Point of Contact and Coordinator for emergency response, preparedness and communication as it relates to the safety and security for all Concurians.  He has over 26 years of experience in law enforcement and security including time with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and United States Marine Corps, and Casino Gaming industry.  John had previously been at Adobe Systems where he was the Headquarters Site Security Manager and the Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Manager.  John has been involved with and managed responses to numerous natural and manmade crisis events to include Super-storm Sandy, Paris terrorist attacks, Far East Asia typhoons, etc.  John is a standing member with ASIS, Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), and the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP).

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  Vice Chair: Fallon Long

Security Manager, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Fallon has been involved in the security profession since 2007. She has previously worked as a security supervisor at Fred Hutch and a portfolio manager for Star Protection Agency, and is a US Army Veteran. She considers herself an innovator who is not constrained by past practices.

Fallon’s recent accomplishments include performing as an integral part of planning and management for visits by both the First Lady of China and Vice President Joe Biden to the Fred Hutch campus.

Processing a can-do attitude, she recently completed her BA in Security Management and plans to obtain her CPP in the near future.

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Board Secretary: Ben Brown, CHS-III

Datacenter Security Manager, Amazon Web Services

Ben gained his experience in the United States Navy where he managed Anti-Terrorism and occupational safety programs. Following his time in the Navy, he worked with the Security and Fire Protection Services at Boeing, and then as a security operations lead at Bill and Melinda Gates Investments. Ben continues his military service in the Air Force Reserve as an integrated avionics technician and holds a B.A. in Security Management. He is working towards obtaining the CPP.

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Board Treasurer: Bo Bodrak, CHPA

Director of Safety, Security and Emergency Management, Providence Health & Services

Bo is a Safety and Security professional with 30+ years of experience in healthcare, private security industry and law enforcement.  In his current role as Director of Safety, Security & Emergency Management for Providence Health and Services he and his team provide safety and security services to multiple hospital campuses and clinics in the Northwest Region, the Providence corporate offices in Renton and has provided security consultation (including security assessments) to multiple smaller Providence entities (Mount St. Vincent’s, Elderplace, Heritage House).  Prior to Providence Bo was the Seattle Branch Manager for ABM Security providing security services to most of the downtown high-rise market.  Bo also had his own security consulting business providing a variety of services to various property management entities, convention centers and private businesses post 9/11.

Bo has obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management and is a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) through the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety.

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