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Don BrittinghamPresidentNorthern Lights Consulting, LLC

Don is President of Northern Lights Consulting, a professional services consulting firm focused on providing both private and public sector clients with strategic advice and advocacy support in the areas of public policy, strategic planning, and business development.
Don has worked in the telecommunications industry for more than 35 years. Prior to forming Northern Lights, he was Vice President of Public Safety Policy for Verizon, leading the company’s efforts in promoting and advancing public policies in the areas of emergency communications and preparedness. In that capacity, he worked closely with officials at the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and various Congressional offices and committees. Throughout his telecommunications career, Don also held various technical and management positions in network and radio engineering.
Don has served for ten years as the Policy Committee chair for the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT), an industry association focused on the emergency response sector. He works closely with industry and various public safety stakeholders to promote innovation in emergency communications.