Dave Buchanan, Director Public Safety Engagement, FirstNet Authority
David Buchanan is the Director of Public Safety Engagement for the First Responder Network Authority. In this role, Dave directs the planning and execution of all engagements, consultation and outreach to local, state, Tribal and Federal public safety personnel and entities. Dave started at FirstNet in 2013 as the Director of Consultation. He was amongst the first ten employees hired and designed and executed the state consultation program, resulting in 56 states and territories opting-in to FirstNet in 2017.