Georgia Electronic Life Safety & Systems Association

June President's Message

Dear GELSSA Members and Friends,

I hope you are enjoying your summer and staying cool in this Georgia heat! Things are also heating up here at GELSSA and we want you to be part of it. GELSSA is Re-Energized and we need great volunteers to step up and help us take this association to new heights! Please consider getting involved and giving back to the industry by serving on our Board of Directors!

As a board member, you'll have the unique opportunity to influence key decisions, drive strategic initiatives, and collaborate with fellow industry leaders as we drive change and reinvent the value GELSSA delivers to members and the industry moving forward!

The GELSSA Election will be held prior to our Q3 Membership Meeting, taking place August 6th. Please complete the Call for Nominations form here to express your interest in a position or to nominate someone who is interested in serving GELSSA.

Positions that will be voted on include: President, Vice President, District 1 - NW Director, District 3 - SE Director, District 5 - Metro Director and Associate Director 1. The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 28, 2024.

The President and Vice President positions are 1-year terms (2025-2026) and the District and Associate Director positions are 2-year terms (2025-2027). These terms take effect in January of 2025. Officers will be sworn in at our Q4 Membership Meeting. 

Our Q3 Membership Meeting followed by an awesome night at Truist Park to watch the Braves play is just over a month away. Please be sure to register and secure your tickets right away. 

I look forward to seeing you in August at our meeting and enjoying a great night at the ball field with you!


Derek Dever
GELSSA President