Don Root, Project 25 Manager, APCO International
Don Root is the Project 25 Manager, APCO International with Program Support to DHS P25 CAP Program. He has 47+ years in Emergency Management and Public Safety wireless communications. Experienced in Disaster and planned incident response and support, including expedient field communications network design and installation; communications and warning system planning at the Federal, State and Local levels. His experience also includes: State-level Interoperability coordination; Regional Frequency Coordination and management; large-scale radio network upgrade management and Multi-agency collaboration for national level public safety communications policy development. Don led the effort to develop and maintain ANSI Standards for Public Safety Common Channel Naming.