GAITHERSBURG, MD, April 23, 2009 – GateKeeper USA, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GTKP), announced today the appointment of the Honorable Mr. Michael Bilirakis, to serve on the Board of Directors Advisory Board. The Honorable Mr. Bilirakis has served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 9th District of Florida, since 1983 until 2007, succeeded by his son, Gus Bilirakis. Mr. Bilirakis has served as Vice-Chairman: House Energy and Commerce Committee; House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and Chairman of House Oversight Subcommittee; Chairman, House Health Subcommittee; Member, National Commission on the Future for America’s Veterans. The majority of his professional career outside of the US Congress, has been as a successful attorney, also having served as a municipal judge. The Honorable Mr. Bilirakis received his BS degree in engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He earned a law degree from the University of Florida. The Honorable Mr. Bilirakis is a combat veteran, having honorably served his country in the Korean War with the United States Airforce.
“We are extremely honored and privileged to have the Honorable Mr. Bilirakis as a member of our team. His service of twenty four years as a member of the United States House of Representatives has provided the Honorable Mr. Bilirakis with extensive knowledge of current government and policy. His expertise and guidance will serve as an invaluable asset to the Company. GateKeeper USA will rely upon the Honorable Mr. Bilirakis to direct efforts, regarding our activities involving US Government, Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security, along with fellow Advisory Board Members, James Kadke, Ph.D, and Randall Null, Ph.D.” stated, James W. Wishart, Chairman and CEO of GateKeeper USA Inc.
About GateKeeper USA, Inc.
GateKeeper USA, located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is engaged in the maritime container industry as it relates to container security and protection from potential terrorist attacks. The initial focus of the company is the deployment of a proprietary shipping container security device known as the GateKeeper Container Automated Monitoring System (CAMS). The Company has employed proprietary detection and identification technologies. The technologies to being utilized by the Company provide rapid, automatic and specific real-time analysis, identification and quantification of the chemical, biological and radio active compounds whether in liquid, solid or gaseous states.
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