ACP Book of Best Practices Now Available

The Association of Continuity Professionals First Book of Best Practices, a collection of research-based and peer-reviewed articles, examples and case studies written by ACP members, is now available here on the ACP website. This eBook details best practices in Business Continuity Management, Emergency Management, People, Resilience and Security & Risk.

Pick up your copy today. Discounted for ACP members. The link can also be found in the Resources menu.


ACP November Webinar: 

Breaking Down Siloes

Presented by ACP Sponsor FusionRM

Date: Wednesday, November 20
Time: 11:00 AM Eastern; 10:00 AM Central
Presenter: Lynn James, CBCP Senior Advisory Consultant Fusion Risk Management
Register here.

Siloes: they are the bane of organizational resiliency and efficiency, but they are notoriously hard to tear down. Departments that focus on business continuity, IT, disaster recovery, third-party management, and incident management all tend to function independently of one another, even though the intersection of their responsibilities is where organizational resiliency and efficiency live.

This siloed approach to business operations results in duplicative work, gaps in addressing risk, and lack of optimization. However, business continuity is uniquely positioned to destroy departmental siloes and improve the alignment of these various functional areas. Join us for the webinar to discuss how creating and sharing the benefits of an all-encompassing information foundation can lead to your success.

More information and registration here.


Two Incumbents, Two Returnees Elected to 2020 National Board

The makeup of the 2020 ACP National Board of Directors is set. In the October 14-25 voting period the membership re-elected current board members Megan Epperson and Scott Ream along with former members Mary Carrido and Dr. Bernard Jones.

First appointed to the board to fill a vacancy, Megan Epperson will begin her first full term. Scott Ream, board chair for the past two years, will be entering his second three year term. The returnees are Mary Carrido, who served as chair back in 1998, and Dr. Bernard Jones who served from 2014 through 2017. The three year terms for each begin on January 1, 2020,

A sincere thank you to Mark Carroll, Ronald Williams and Stuart Murray for their willingness to serve. Your fellow members appreciate your continuing support and dedication to ACP.



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