June 11, 2024

House of Worship Security & Baseball



Location: Baltimore Hilton & Warehouse at Camden Yards, Orioles Game

Join us for a free church security education followed by dinner and tickets to an Orioles game. Limit 3 tickets per organization. 

A recording of the event will be sent to everyone who registers.

Event Details

Join us for an insightful and engaging event hosted by Allegion, Brivo, and Smart Church Solutions in collaboration with CCFM, with sponsorship from CCFM. This unique occasion will feature the Department of Homeland Security, offering valuable insights into church security and grant application best practices.

Date: June 11, 2024

Location: Baltimore Hilton, Warehouse at Camden Yards, Orioles Game

Event Schedule:

2:00 PM – Registration at Baltimore Hilton

2:30 PM – Best Practices for Planning for Security by Christin Kinman, Allegion

3:00 PM – Insider Threat and De-escalation Training by Allen Frenette, CISA DHS

3:30 PM – Short Break

3:45 PM – Best Practices for Securing Openings by Randy Jump, Allegion

4:15 PM – Roundtable on Funding Opportunities and Best Practices for Applying for Grants, moderated by Mary Tichy, CCFM Panelists: Rob Goldberg, Mark Silveira, Allen Frenette, and Christin Kinman

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Warehouse at Camden Yards: Brivo/Smart Church Demo, Networking, Dinner

6:35 PM – Game Time at Orioles Stadium!

Don’t miss this chance to gain valuable church security education, followed by a delicious dinner and tickets to an Orioles game. The education sessions will be recorded and possibly streamed for wider accessibility. Register now to secure your spot!

Featured Speakers

Christin and Randy have 50 years of combined experience conducting vulnerability assessments and site surveys at schools and houses of worship, advising on physical security, and securing openings. In this presentation they will share evidence-based best practices for planning for physical security and secure openings. In addition, Christin will provide information on resources and grants available to pay for security improvements and will provide strategies for creating successful grant applications.

Randy Jump, AHC, FDAI

Randy is an End-User Consultant for Allegion and works extensively in the K-12 market. Randy consults with schools and other large institutions to find code-complain, appropriate hardware applications for physical security challenges facing schools today. randy conducts extensive site surveys to provide customized solutions for end-users. He is a certified Architectural Hardware Consultant and is a certified Fire Door Assembly Inspector. Randy is widely recognized as a trusted advisor on physical security and an expert in door hardware.

Christin Kinman, MPH

Christin is an End-User Consultant for Allegion. She is an active member of ASIS, and sits on the Security Standards Technical Committee, which is responsible for developing an international standard for school security. She has worked with CISA, part of the Department of Homeland Security, to review its guidance documents on physical security for schools and Houses of Worship. She has been featured in multiple industry publications, and has spoken nationally about planning for physical security, the importance layered security, and how to procure outside funding for security improvements. During her tenure as a facilities project manager in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Christin successfully obtained over $4 million in grant funding to enhance security throughout archdiocese schools and churches.

Al Frenette

Al Frenette serves as a Protective Security Advisor with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency assigned to the State of Maryland. He serves as a security and resiliency liaison between federal, state, local and industry partners; ensuring the protection of America’s critical infrastructure across the region. Al has extensive experience as a uniformed police officer and also served 21 years in the US Navy, many of them as an NCIS Special Agent that provided law enforcement and security & contingency operations worldwide.


Rob Goldberg

With over 25 years of experience, Rob Goldberg is a seasoned lobbyist and advocate, specializing in securing federal grants and funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations. During his tenure as senior director for legislative affairs at the Jewish Federations of North America, he championed the establishment of key initiatives such as the Nonprofit Security Grant Program and the Community Innovations for Aging in Place initiative. Rob’s leadership has resulted in billions of dollars in funding for nonprofits and public service agencies nationwide. Prior to his advocacy work, he held key positions in government, including chief clerk of the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Government Information. Rob holds a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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