Austin, Texas Chapter 179
July Chapter Meeting

Chapter 179 is pleased to present, Director Steven McCraw, Executive Director and Colonel, Texas Department of Public Safety, as our guest speaker during the July chapter meeting:


DPS Director McCraw will provide a presentation regarding "Texans vs. Terrorism", how policing fights terrorism and the technology being used to do it.  Joins us for this enlightening exposure to what Security Professionals and citizens can do to assist our Law Enforcement partners to ensure our businesses, our communities, and our families remain safe!

Steven C. McCraw became the Executive Director and Colonel of the Texas Department of Public Safety in August 2009. He began his law enforcement career with DPS in 1977 as a Trooper in the Texas Highway Patrol and later as a DPS Narcotics Agent until 1983 when he became a Special Agent with the FBI. He served in Dallas, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Antonio and Washington, DC. His promotions included Supervisory Special Agent, Unit Chief, Assistant Special Agent in Charge in Tucson, Inspector, Inspector-In-Charge of the South East Bomb Task Force, Deputy Assistant Director, Director of the Foreign Terrorism Tracking Task Force, Special Agent in Charge in San Antonio, Assistant Director of the Office of Intelligence for which he was tasked to establish after the attacks on 9/11. He also served as the Assistant Director of Inspections overseeing the internal inspection process, internal investigations, reengineering , strategic planning and audits. In 2004, McCraw retired from the FBI to become the Texas Homeland Security Director in the Office of the Governor where he served for five years. 


Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Maggiano's Little Italy 
10910 Domain Dr.
Di Carlo Meeting Room
(Parking in the garage)
Austin, TX 78758

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Lisa Gutierrez 
ASIS Chapter 179 
(512) 962-8718 

Thank you for your support and participation in 2017.  We are enjoying a very successful year.  Please visit our website for updates on current events.

Please reserve your seat early

ASIS National Members and Guests:
Using the Register Now link above you may Pre-Register until midnight on Wednesday, July, 19th so we can better prepare the seating and our menu choices. For this month's meeting we will be ordering off of our house menu at Maggiano's.   

Chapter 179 Members:
Members who have paid their $50 local dues for 2017 should register with the link provided in a separate email. Contact Robert Rangel if you did not receive your discount link registration email.

Prepaid Members:
Members who have prepaid meals for the entire year are automatically registered for every Monthly Chapter Meeting.  If you are unable to attend one of the monthly meetings - you can pass along your prepaid spot to a potential guest or colleague as long as they have paid their annual ASIS dues.      

We look forward to seeing you!

Robert Rangel
ASIS 179 - Chapter Chair | | 512.721.9098