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International Peace Operations Association Appoints EODT Executive To Board of Directors
Apr 02, 2010 (12:04 PM EDT)
LENOIR CITY, Tenn., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. John A. South, Vice President of Security Services for EOD Technology, Inc. (EODT), has been selected to serve on the International Peace Operations Association (IPOA) Board of Directors. As a Board member, Mr. South will serve an integral role within the association, including setting the annual budget, electing the executive committee, and amending the IPOA Code of Conduct.
IPOA is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association that advocates for higher ethical standards for the peace and stability operations industry. IPOA interacts with government, private sector firms, and the public to promote industry transparency and accountability for international stakeholders.
"EODT is proud to be an IPOA member and serve on the influential Board of Directors," said EODT president and CEO, Matt Kaye. "IPOA is the preeminent organization for establishing and promoting ethical operations for our industry. We are confident that John's expertise in global stability operations will help further elevate industry standards."
EODT has been an IPOA member company since 2006 and operates in conflict and post-conflict environments to promote freedom and stability worldwide. IPOA member companies support international development and humanitarian relief through critical service offerings, such as security, demining and unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal, and communications solutions. Member companies pledge to adhere to IPOA's Code of Conduct, which works to ensure private sector firms are upholding the association's ethical principles.
EOD Technology, Inc. (EODT) is an employee-owned, ISO 9001:2008 registered professional services company providing strategic stability operations support and integrated critical mission solutions that ensure the safety and operational readiness of government and corporations worldwide. Headquartered in Lenoir City, TN, EODT has a global presence with offices in Washington, D.C.; Huntsville, AL; Tucson, AZ; Baghdad, Iraq; Kabul, Afghanistan; Lagos, Nigeria; Pretoria, South Africa; and San Jose, Costa Rica.
SOURCE EOD Technology, Inc.