Join NENA's GIS Data Transition WG

By becoming part of the solution, you will have the opportunity to not only help to shape our new direction and speed up this process, but will be on the ground floor of these changes, and among the first to learn of our new direction.This information will help you and your agency or company plan for the future, and be better prepared to serve your customers.

NENA looks forward to you joining this effort so we can move forward together.




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The intent of this working group is to clarify the use of civic address fields within the NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model to support the transition from E9-1-1 to NG9-1-1. The WG will build upon lessons learned, and suggest best management practices for common challenges faced by GIS professionals transitioning through phases of GIS readiness, from initial creation of GIS data for E9-1-1, to supporting both E9-1-1/ALI-style addresses and NG9-1-1 CLDXF-style civic locations.
Volunteers for this work group should be subject matter experts in
• assessing and maintaining MSAG/ALI/GIS records, ensuring their accuracy, and keeping them in sync synchronized (NENA 71-501);
• the NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model (NENA-STA-006) civic location layers and their attributes, especially the differences between legacy fields and fields that support CLDXF;
• GIS data needed to support civic address lookup by various elements of the i3 Standard for NG9-1-1 (NENA-STA-010), especially current work on i3 v3, and CLDXF v2.
5.1 Working Group Participation Expectations
It is the responsibility of the WG Chair to ensure all prospective WG Members are advised of the expectations for membership. WG members are expected to attend meetings/calls on a regular basis. Those who miss three (3) consecutive meetings without notifying the Working Group Chair(s) may be dropped from the roster and minutes distribution and forfeit their voting right in that Working Group. All committee, subcommittee, and working group members are required to participate in all polls to indicate their agreement or disagreement with the resolution of an Issue, except when there is more than one representative from an entity on a given committee, subcommittee or working group. In such cases, voting is limited to one vote per Participating Entity on any given subject. Members who do not fully participate and fulfill their membership responsibilities may be dropped from all distribution lists. Members who do not actively contribute and participate may be dropped at the DSC/Development Committee Chairs’ discretion.

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