Join NENA's NG9-1-1 Impacts on the PSAP Work Group

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 move of 9-1-1 into a full Next Generation (NG) environment will entail many operational impacts. Some obvious, others less so. In order to plan more effectively for the rapidly arriving NG reality, including the associated decisions, preparation, planning, and communication which will be essential for NG9-1-1 success, a new NENA NG9-1-1 Impacts on the PSAP Working Group is being created. This working group will build on the lessons and experiences of early adopters, insight into future technologies and systems, and the knowledge and vision of working group members to develop a guidance document to support PSAPs in their management of the way Operations will evolve in the coming years as we work to a full and complete NG9-1-1 roll-out. This effort will provide a foundational tool for PSAP Managers, Stakeholders, Field Responders, and 9-1-1 personnel as they navigate the possibilities and realities of our shared 9-1-1 future. Any member of these groups, early adopters with 9-1-1 experience, vendors in the NG9-1-1 space, and other interested parties are encouraged to sign up for this working group and become a part of this critically important effort. WG calls will be held on Tuesday’s at 2pm ET.
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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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