NG9-1-1 Institue Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Posted by: Chris Nussman
NG9-1-1 Institute (Institute) is seeking candidates for six (6) 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.
Background / Election
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.
following six (6) seats are open to serve for 2015-2017:
- 1 (one) Education Professional
- 1 (one) Representative of a small telecommunications
- 2 (two) Representatives of vendor/integrator/software
- 1 (one) Representative at large – general
- 1 (one) Representative at large representing Public Safety / Public Health
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.
is no limit to the number of nominations you can submit. You do not need to be
a member to submit a nomination, but youmustbe a current
memberof 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 now.
remember you MUST register as a membereach yearto be considered an
active member of the Institute, and therefore eligible to vote and/or serve on
Two SEPARATE forms
(links below) must be completed by / for all candidates:
A completedNomination Form(either third-party or
An Affidavit of Candidacy must be received by the
Institute no later than 11:59PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time September 16, 2015. Please Email
completed forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org.