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Consolidation: A Public Policy Pursuit

Sherri Bush, ENP  (Technical Specialist, Adcomm Engineering, LLC)

C.J. Engel  (Executive Director, Arkansas 911 Board)

Stephen Mette  (Operations Manager, Northwest Regional Emergency Communications Center (NRECC))

Tim Hannah  (Assistant Director – Technical Services, South Sound 911)

Tyrell Morris  (Executive Director, Orleans Parish Communication District)

Location: N255

Date: Thursday, March 24

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Track: 9-1-1 / Control Rooms, Policy Issues

Format: Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

A How-To learning experience for guiding and influencing public policy changes required in consolidating 9-1-1 services at local/regional levels. This session includes what goes into the decision to consolidate these critical services, understanding and influencing public policy, and how to plan a consolidation.


1) Preparing for the Organizational changes and fiscal impacts
2) How to identify and engage stakeholders
3) Dispelling myths