Board of Directors

Steven Meitin
National Director, Operations Support, Day & Ross Freight
President, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation


Steven is an experienced professional with a proven track record in US, Canadian and global logistics environments with over 30 years’ experience in secured transportation. He spent nearly 20 years with Securicor Canada (formerly Wells Fargo and Loomis Armored Car Service) including as vice president of operations for Eastern Canada. He also spent nearly a decade in senior leadership roles with Brink’s Incorporated including as senior vice president of Risk Management for North America, where he was responsible for leading major risk functions for the security department, all facilities, the company’s fleet as well as health and safety. Steven has been National Director, Operations Support at Day & Ross Freight since 2015.

Guy Côté
Chief Security Officer, GardaWorld
Director, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation


Guy has a strong security expert background, having worked nearly 30 years at the Sûreté du Québec, the only Quebec police organization to have jurisdiction over the entire province of Quebec, Canada, where he was director of the State Security Directorate. He led intelligence services, close protection of politicians, security for the National Assembly, background checks and physical technical security, among other mandates. Since 2007, Guy is Chief Security Officer with GardaWorld, one of the largest privately-owned security services firms in the world, where he leads the company’s corporate security, loss prevention and risk management teams. He a member of the International Security Management Association, Overseas Security Advisory Council, International Association of Chiefs of Police and Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

Chris Goodrich
President and General Manager, B&L Security
Director, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation

Chris has over 20 years of experience in the security and secured transportation industry. For nearly two decades he has been the President and General Manager of BC-based B&L Security, an armoured car service and transportation company focused on security and reliability. B&L Security provides a broad array of services, including deposit and pick-up services, branch services, coin storage, ATM services, partial coin service and coin processing across the BC Interior region.

Mark Lowers, CFE
President and Chief Executive Officer, Lowers & Associates
Director, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation


Mark is an international authority on risk management and its many component disciplines. He is widely cited on risk management and security issues, and he has published numerous articles on those topics. He is a certified fraud examiner and has over 38 years of experience administering risk management functions including risk assessment, risk mitigation techniques, audits, and compliance programs. Mark serves on several boards and is the current President of the SCTA (Secure Cash & Transport Association). Prior to launching Lowers & Associates and Lowers Risk Group, Mark was president and CEO of Amsec International, a global security firm based in Winchester, Virginia. In two decades, Mark grew the business from a local security installer to an internationally recognized risk management company.