We are devoted to the advancement of Public Safety Communications. Come join the fastest growing group of public safety professionals in the country. Our members can be found in every communications center in Washington State. Working in a high stress environment produces different needs and increasingly complex technologies are required for public safety. Come join our team today!
About APCO Membership: APCO-NENA represents its members before communications regulatory agencies and policy-making bodies. As a member of APCO-NENA Washington, you are an important part of the strongest network of public safety communications professionals in the state. Your experience and knowledge combined with that of our other members helps all of us achieve our goal of excellence in public safety communications. If you would like to receive general information on the Chapter contact the Chapter Secretary to sign up for PS Connect. Click here to apply for APCO Membership or click here for NENA Membership.
SAVE THE DATE - SPRING FORUM - March 21, 22 & 23, 2017
March 21-22, 2017 | Environmental Services Building at Chambers Bay, 9850 64th St W, University Place, WA 98467
The Forum will be March 21-22 and the WA State E911 Advisory Committee Meeting and Coordinator's Round Table will be March 23rd
The full agenda and Registration Portal will be available soon.
TELECOMMUNICATOR AWARDS NOMINATIONS OPEN!
The Washington APCO-NENA Telecommunicator Awards Nominations are now open until February 28th!
Submit your nominations!! To learn more and to download a nomination form visit:
LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION OF PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS
On December 6, 2016, Admiral David Grey Simpson wrote a letter of support of the 2018 STANDARD OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (SOC) for Public Safety Telecommunicators. Admiral Simpson sent the letter to the Standard Occupational Classification Policy Committee at the United State Bureau of Labor Statistics.
PGAC UPDATE LETTER FROM PRESIDENT KARL HATTON
CLICK HERE for a Letter from President Karl Hatton about the recent PGAC press release.
CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30, 2017
The WA APCO-NENA Public Safety Communicatons Conference CALL FOR PAPERS deadline has just been extended to January 30, 2017. For more information CLICK HERE
PUBLIC/GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (PGAC) UPDATE
MARY RANSIER APPOINTED WA APCO-NENA PRESIDENT-ELECT
Congratulations to Mary Ransier, Deputy Director at MACECOM 9-1-1! Mary has been appointed as the WA Chapter of APCO-NENA President Elect. This fills the position that Karl Hatton left vacant when he was sworn in as President after Jean Nealy’s passing. This appointment will ensure that we have the position filled and Mary will cover the position until our next election. During the next election in June, Karl will continue as President to fulfill the term he was elected for, and the position of President Elect will be open for nominations. We are excited to have such a passionate and dedicated member of our Chapter step up into this position and believe that she will be exactly what our chapter needs this year.
SAVE THE DATE - SUMMER CONFERENCE 2017
911 The COMM in the Storm
Save the date for the 2017 Public Safety Communications Conference.
June 27-30, 2017
3 Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA
SUPPORT 911 LOVES LOUISIANA 911
There was devastating flooding in Louisiana recently and over 65 Telecommunicators were directly effected. Alabama APCO has made a $2000 donation to their youcaring fundraiser page and challenges each of you to make a donation as well if you can. Click here to support 911 Loves Louisiana 911
Click here: In Memory of Jean Nealy, ENP