NCSS President appointed to TNESA Board of Directors

to help the alarm industry flourish.

Lafayette, TN – October 6, 2015 – North Central Security Services (NCSS), a leading provider of security and monitoring services, is pleased to announce that its President, Carolyn Smith has been chosen to serve on the board of directors for the Tennessee Electronic Security Association (TNESA). Ms. Smith’s term begins in January 2016 and will include focusing on meeting the needs of its members and helping the organization continue to educate and disseminate information related to the alarm industry. Ms. Smith is a veteran in the security industry and has over 25 years of experience running security companies. In 1994, Ms. Smith formed her first company – Emergency Safe Security in Bowling Green, KY and sold the company to North Central Telephone Cooperative (NCTC), a telecommunications company located in Macon County, TN. NCSS is part of the North Central Telephone Cooperative family of services, which has been providing telecommunication services to the area for over 60 years.


In 2000, Ms. Smith became the President and CEO of NCSS and has built a successful security company that believes in a customer-centric philosophy. NCSS is a licensed security company in Burglar, Fire, and CCTV; all accounts are serviced in-house and all work is guaranteed. “Our goal at NCSS is to exceed our customers’ expectations on each and every project. We service all our accounts in house and have a strong presence in the Middle Tennessee and South Central Kentucky areas,” states Carolyn Smith, NCSS’s President


The TNESA is a state-wide non-profit organization of alarm businesses. More than 200 companies, including suppliers, are working through TNESA to promote the mutual interest of the private security industry, foster cordial relations among the members, stimulate growth, and serve as a medium of exchange and dissemination of information regarding the alarm industry to members, to legislators and to the public. The TNESA provides a state-wide basis for communication, education and the exchange of ideas and information between its members. “I’m thrilled to be part of this prestigious security association and sit on the board to help fellow members get the information they need to keep the alarm industry thriving,” states Carolyn Smith, NCSS’s President


Active membership is open to any business except a public utility having its primary activity in the burglar and/or fire alarm business. To be eligible for membership, the prospect must have been in the alarm business no less than one year and be licensed with the State of Tennessee as an alarm system contractor. Associate membership is open to any business entity engaged in the manufacture, distribution, supply or sale of products or services relating and necessary to the members of the TNESA. For further information on NCSS, visit or TNESA visit


About North Central Security Services (NCSS)


Since 1994, North Central Security Services (NCSS) has been providing security and monitoring services to thousands of homes and businesses in Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. The company is committed to providing the highest quality products and cost effective security, with a customer focused team on hand 24/7. With long-term relationships established with local police, fire and emergency management teams; both residential and commercial customers can rest easy knowing that NCSS’s security professionals are on hand protecting them and the community. NCSS provides cutting-edge security technology which includes video surveillance, card entry systems, fire alarm systems, medical pendants, alert systems, and 24-hour monitoring.


NCSS is part of the North Central Telephone Cooperative family of services, which has been providing telecommunication services to the area for over 60 years. NCSS’s security consultants are licensed by the Tennessee Burglar Fire Alarm Association and are Level 2 Tech Certified. In addition, the company is a member of the National & Tennessee Burglar Fire Alarm Association. For further information, please visit

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