NENA announced today that Dan Henry has joined the NENA staff as the association's new Director of Government Affairs. An engineer and attorney, Mr. Henry brings nearly a decade of experience in telecommunications policy and law to NENA. Most recently, he worked as Policy Counsel at the Telecommunications Industry Association.
"I'm excited to start work for NENA at such a critical juncture in the transition to Next Generation 9-1-1," said Henry. "The foundation built over the past decade by NENA's board, staff, and membership gives me confidence that we can complete the goal of a nationwide transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 in the near future and succeed in making a safer and more secure public through universally-available, state-of-the-art 9-1-1 systems and trained 9-1-1 professionals."
A born-and-raised Buckeye, Henry earned his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio Northern University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado-Boulder. Before TIA, Henry worked for Booz Allen Hamilton with the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Emergency Communications (DHS OEC) and at ACT | The App Association and Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP.