October 3, 2014  Press Release

NG9-1-1 INSTITUTE ELECTION RESULTS - 2014

Washington, DC – After hosting one of the largest fields of candidates in its history, the NG9-1-1 Institute is proud to announce the results of the 2014 election for five seats on the organization’s 15-member Board of Directors. The Institute, which has nearly 3,000 members nationwide, holds an annual election for representatives from public safety, industry, and members-at-large.  These dedicated volunteer professionals provide industry expertise and guidance as they work together to advance public safety communications and support the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus.

The membership elected the following five individuals to the Board of Directors for 2014 -2016 terms:
  • Angel Arocho  - Comcast, representing the IP-Enabled Provider position;                    
  • Mary Boyd – Intrado, representing a Member-At-Large position;
  • Alicia Burns - Frontier, representing the Large Telecommunications Carrier position;
  • Nneka Ezenwa - Verizon, representing the Wireless Provider position; and
  • Jim Shepard - 911 Datamaster, representing a Member-at-Large position.

“We had an amazing group of qualified candidates and they all have the Institute’s gratitude for entering the election process,” noted Kim Robert Scovill, the Institute’s Executive Director.  “In combination with our current ten members, the Institute’s Board is again composed of fifteen distinguished thought leaders from all areas of public safety that will guide the Institute to even greater accomplishments in 2015,” he added.

More information, including individual membership and industry sponsorship opportunities, is available via email at contactus@ng911institute.org. 

About the NG9-1-1 Institute – The NG9-1-1 Institute (www.ng911institute.org) is a not-for-profit organization, which supports the mission of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus.  The purpose of the NG9-1-1 Institute is to promote public education and awareness of NextGen 9-1-1 and emergency communications issues and serve the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus as a clearinghouse of information on NG9-1-1 and emergency communications issues.  The Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus is co-chaired by: Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and Representative John Shimkus (R-IL).

Thank you for your support.


Thank you to everyone who helped make the NG9-1-1 Capitol Hill Technology Showcase a success! 

Held on Tuesday, July 22, the event brought nearly 200 attendees, along with Industry Technologists and Distinguished Speakers, together for a common cause - Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). Featured topics included Indoor Location Accuracy, Text-To-9-1-1 and more.

Read Ed Parkinson, FirstNet Director of Government Affairs Blog @

http://firstnet.gov/newsroom/blog/icert-ng911-institute-capitol-hill-technology-showcase.
 
 TUESDAY -  JULY 22, 2014
 9:00AM - 3:00PM

 Rayburn "Gold Room"
 RHOB - 2168

JOIN NG9-1-1 INDUSTRY GIANTS
« TeleCommunication Systems
« Rave
« NextNav
« Motorola Solutions
« Intrado
« Airbus SD (formerly Cassidian)
« beamCitizen

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS
« Adm. David Simpson,
  Chief of the FCC's PSHSB
« Ed Parkinson,
  FirstNet Director of Government Affairs
« Antwane Johnson,
  Director of FEMA's iPAWS System
« Steve Souder,
  Director of the Fairfax Co. 9-1-1 Center
« Congressional Representatives (Invited)
 
 

NG9-1-1 Capitol Hill Technology Showcase - July 22, 2014
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