New Western Region Director Appointed to NENA Board
Friday, July 21, 2017
Posted by: Chris Nussman
NENA: The 9-1-1 Association today announced that Patrick Lustig, Next Generation 9-1-1 Project Manager for the State of Oregon, has been selected by association’s Board of Directors to serve as NENA’s Western Region Director.
"I am truly honored by this appointment,” said Lustig. "I look forward to working with the rest of the board, NENA staff, and our committees and working groups to serve NENA’s membership and improve 9-1-1.”
Lustig has nearly four decades of 9-1-1 experience, and has served in his current capacity for three years. Prior to accepting the position with the State of Oregon, Lustig was the 9-1-1 Director for Jackson County (IL) for twelve years. During his tenure as director in Jackson County, Lustig also served as the Project Manager for the Counties of Southern Illinois Next Generation 9-1-1 Project, which brought fifteen counties and one municipality together in an effort to deploy a regional Next Generation 9-1-1 solution.
A NENA member since 1999 and a certified Emergency Number Professional (ENP) since 2006, Lustig has long been active at the chapter level, serving as the President of Illinois NENA for five years and later on the Oregon NENA Technical Committee.
"My fellow board members and I look forward to working with Pat,” said NENA President, Rob McMullen. "His wide-ranging knowledge of the technical, operations, and management sides of 9-1-1 – and especially Next Generation 9-1-1 – coupled with his long-time association service will undoubtedly benefit NENA’s Western Region members, as well as the citizens who are made safer through advances and improvements to 9-1-1 supported by NENA’s leadership.”
Lustig’s appointment fills the vacancy on the board created when Monica Million resigned the Western Region board seat to become the association’s Second Vice President.