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Security & Safety Council

This Council is comprised of professionals from CFHLA Member Hotel Security Departments. The purpose of this Council is to provide an organizational structure for the CFHLA Security membership, and to advance and enhance the specific interest of the Central Florida Hospitality Security Community.

Elections to serve on this Council occurs annually during the last quarter of the year.

For additional information relating to this Council, please contact Erin Walsh, 407-313-5012,


Security & Safety Council Service Award:

The Security & Safety Council also recognizes on a quarterly basis, individuals from CFHLA Member Properties, who have gone above and beyond in the areas of Lifesaving, Leadership, Risk Management and/or Service.

To nominate a deserving individual, please click here. All nominations should be returned to

2024 Security & Safety Council Officers


Dean Mazzoli 7

Dean Mazzoli
Walt Disney World Company

Vice Chair

Ivan Bas

Ivan Bas
Sheraton Vistana Villages

Immediate Past Chair

Mark Cartotto

Mark Cartotto
Caribe Royale Orlando

Council Members

Sabri Akim

Taylor Armstrong

Ivan Bas

DFC James Bridges

Dan DeBord

Collin Dos Santos

William Farhat

Kelly Klatt

Scott Koppinger

John Lombardo

Keith McRae

Justin Messenger

Jonathan Mills

David Nieves

Kenneth Otis

Loren Poor

Jerome Porter

Candace Raines

Luis Ramos

Alex Santiago

Clinton Sode

Todd Spinney

Michael Tarantello

Laura Taylor

Pete Vegso

Barnell Warren

James Williamson

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

Sheraton Vistana Villages

Orange County Sheriff's Office

The Grove Resort & Spa

Sheraton Vistana Resort

Orange County Fire Rescue Department

Loews Hotels

Sheraton Vistana Villages

Walt Disney World Company

Orange Lake Resort

Loews Hotels

Marriot Vacations Worldwide

Loews Hotels

Bluegreen Vacations - The Fountains Resort

Hilton Orlando

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort, Disney Springs Resort Area

Caribe Royale Orlando

The Mall at Millenia

Liki Tiki Village Resort

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

SeaWorld Parks & Resorts

Walt Disney World Company

Orlando Health 

City of Orlando Police Department

Orlando World Center Marriott