Canada OSPAs 2023 Judges

Natalie Archutowski

Natalie Archutowski is the Pinkerton director for western Canada. A highly experienced national security professional specializing in learning and development. She co-founded a membership-based organization in Canada focused on professional development within the national security field. Natalie’s expertise includes conducting needs analysis, skills audits, and gap analysis assessments for intelligence and public safety agencies across multiple countries.

A specialist in training and delivering structured analytic techniques, Natalie has co-authored academic textbooks and contributed chapters to intelligence analysis literature. Her research has led to the development of intelligence models used by police forces worldwide.

Natalie has a wide network of professional relationships globally. In addition to joining Pinkerton in 2022, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies Vancouver and is a reservist naval warfare officer in the Royal Canadian Navy. Previously, Natalie served as executive director of the Canadian Centre for Identity Based Conflict and played a key role in organizing the North American West Coast Security Conference for several years.

Sandi Davies

Ms. Davies started her career in security in 1980 working for a contract agency in Calgary, Alberta Canada.  She was instrumental in the development of the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) and in 1992 was voted in as executive director. Since that time Ms. Davies has held numerous volunteer leadership positions with a multitude of industry related associations and organizations.

Having published more than a dozen textbooks relating to security officer training she has quickly become an internationally recognized proponent of professional development.  Having been the recipient of a number of awards relating to contributions to the industry Ms. Davies continues to direct her focus on awareness and research. Since the inception of the IFPO the organization has expanded to more than 52 Countries.  The IFPO offers a wide range of security officer, supervisor and management programs.

Mark Folmer, CPP

Mark Folmer, CPP is the president at Robotic Assistance Devices, a high-tech company that delivers robotics and artificial intelligence-powered solutions that enable organizations to solve complex security and service challenges.

He was named to IFSEC’s Global influencers list 2018/19 for Security Thought Leadership, Mark is a Business School Graduate, Certified Protection Professional and Fellow of The Security Institute (FSyI).

Mark’s background is in security services, corporate security, and technology. After graduating with a business degree, he progressed in senior roles responsible for various security business units. He launched a consulting business focused on physical security and then served as Senior Manager, Corporate Security at Canada’s largest telecommunications company. He created the security industry function for a security focused software company. For the last 11 years he taught on a part-time basis in the Security and Police Studies program at University of Montreal.

Mark currently volunteers as the Vice Chair of the inaugural North American Regional Board of Directors for ASIS International.

Finally, in 2021, Mark was the recipient of the Ron Minion Canadian Security Industry Pioneer Award awarded by ASIS Canada.

Brine Hamilton

Brine HamiltonBrine has spent over 15 years in the security industry focusing primarily on the healthcare vertical in roles ranging from frontline security to a number of leadership positions. Currently Brine is a System Engineer with Omnigo Software, and faculty at Fleming College (where he has twice been named a Top 10 Prof) and Seneca College in addition to serving on the Board of Directors as 2022 President of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety.

Additionally Brine is the host of 3 podcasts, the recipient of the 2020 IAHSS Ontario Chapter Security & Safety Leadership Award and named to Canadian Security’s Top 10 Under 40 list in 2020.

Jody Reid

Jody ReidJody Reid has been involved in the service and security industry for three decades. He started his career in security as a contract security officer working at a multitude of sites including shopping centers, industrial properties, and office towers. He spent 16-years at Chinook Centre, Calgary Alberta Canada’s largest shopping, dining, entertainment, and professional services complex. Jody worked his way up from patroller to bike patrol member, through multiple supervisory positions to the senior manager role.

Since 2014, Jody has been leading the security team at The Bow Tower, one of Western Canada’s largest and most prestigious skyscrapers. Education continues to be a cornerstone of Jody’s development. He started his formal post-secondary education at Loyalist College obtaining a Diploma in Law and Security Administration. He has completed Certificate Programs in Security Management from the University of Calgary, Emergency Management from the Justice Institute of British Columbia, and Adult Educator from Mount Royal University. Jody is currently the ASIS Canada Regional Vice President of Region 6C: Saskatchewan, Edmonton/Northern Alberta, Calgary/Southern Alberta, and Pacific/Vancouver Chapters.

An ASIS International member since 2008, he has been an active volunteer with ASIS Chapter 162 Calgary/Southern Alberta Chapter since 2011, serving on the Board in numerous capacities including multiple Chapter Chair terms, Vice Chair, and Secretary. As a progressive and creative leader, Jody promotes an environment where the security mindset assists to enable business. He brings enthusiasm to safety, security, and service that redefines expectations.

David Sulston

David has been involved in the industry for over 30 years, and holds a Master’s of Science Degree with Merit in Security and Risk Management from the University of Leicester. David is board certified through the American Society of Industrial Security as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP).

David is a founding member of the Commercial Real Estate Security Group, and a co-founder of the Canadian Security Lifesaver Association. David is Co-Chair of the BOMA Security and Risk Management Advisory Committee and was recognized as one the 2021 IFSEC Global Top 20 Security Executive Influencers and was awarded as the 2022 Canadian Security Director of the Year.