Board of Directors Elections 2014-2016

The NG9-1-1 Institute (Institute) is seeking candidates for five (5) open positions on the NG9-1-1 Institute’s Board of Directors (Board).  The Institute shares and enhances the mission of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus to promote education regarding and the advancement of emergency services nationwide.  The Institute’s operations are overseen by a Board of Directors, working closely with the Executive Director.

Background / Election:

The Board is comprised of fifteen (15) members.  Four (4) permanent seats are held by representatives of: the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO); the National Emergency Number Association (NENA); and the National Association of State 9-1-1 Administrators (NASNA), and the Executive Director of the Institute serves in the remaining permanent position.  The other eleven (11) members are divided between two (2) annual election cycles, serve two (2) year terms each, and are elected from various constituencies as listed in the Bylaws of the Institute (posted on the Institute’s website).   More information here.

The following five (5) seats are open to serve for 2014-2016:

  • Two (2) Representatives from the Membership-at-Large
  • One (1) Representative from a Major Telecommunications Company
  • One (1) Representative from an IP-Based Company
  • One (1) Representative from the Wireless Industry

Invitation / Membership:

The Institute welcomes the nomination (including self-nomination) of prospective Board Members who are committed to the mission of the NG9-1-1 Institute and are prepared to dedicate themselves in the service of our organization.  We invite persons who are members of the Institute and represent one of the positions listed above to consider running for a Board position.  If you are interested in nominating someone or yourself, please fill out and return the forms as instructed herein.

There is no limit to the number of nominations you can submit.  You do not need to be a member to submit a nomination, but you must be a current member of the Institute to vote and serve on the NG9-1-1 Institute Board of Directors.  Again, self-nominations are encouraged.  Become a new member, or re-activate your membership, at remember you MUST register as a member each year to be considered an active member of the Institute, and therefore eligible to vote and/or serve on the Board.


Two SEPARATE forms (links below) must be completed by / for all candidates: 1)      a completed Nomination Form (either third-party or self-nomination) and 2)      an Affidavit of Candidacy  must be received by the Institute no later than 11:59PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time September 9, 2014.  Please email completed forms to: or fax to 202.347.0130.

Thank you......

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 @
 TUESDAY -  JULY 22, 2014
 9:00AM - 3:00PM

 Rayburn "Gold Room"
 RHOB - 2168

« TeleCommunication Systems
« Rave
« NextNav
« Motorola Solutions
« Intrado
« Airbus SD (formerly Cassidian)
« beamCitizen

« 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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