Ohio NENA/APCO Chapter Meeting, Worthington Holiday Inn
November 10, 2010
NENA President Rose Chambers & APCO President Matt Franke opened the meeting. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Bill Hinkle, Hamilton County Communications Center. Everyone in the room introduced themselves.
NENA President Rose Chambers thanked everyone for attending.
The meeting minutes from the September 15, 2010 meeting will be completed and posted on the Ohio NENA web site as soon as possible. www.ohionena.org
Treasurer Report - Valerie DeRose, NENA Treasurer, Summit County 911.
Hard copies of the report were also available to all.
Checking balance $1,841.34, Savings $3,703.46, Total available balance $5,544.69.
One mistake to be mentioned was the 'Transfer to Checking' item under Savings of $1,000. This transfer was actually from Checking to Savings.
Motion to approve – June Johnson, Second by Mark Berryman
Motion Carried All in Favor
Ohio 9-1-1 Council, Shawn Smith - Not in attendance, Lynn Feller, Wayne County, NG911 Workgroups completed final 'draft' proposal to be reviewed by 911 Council.
Workgroup reports will be reviewed at next 911 council meeting, date of the meeting is to be determined.
National Office Update: None available.
Commercial Advisory Committee – Chris Zigo, Motorola
Doughnuts were provided by Alert Tracking Public Safety Solutions for training on Tuesday, November 11, 2010, Ergocentric and Interact sponsored lunch on 11-10-10
Participating, vendors included EFJohnson, Sound Communications, Commercial Electronics representing Higher Ground digital recorders and Stephen Campbell & Associates
Commercial Electronics – Door Prize, $50 American Express gift card, won by Dave Scott OSU Communications.
NENA District Reports:
1: Brad Brubaker: Nothing to report, not in attendance
2: Bob Emmons: Nothing to report, not in attendance
3: June Johnson: Nothing to report
4: Mike Cullums: Nothing to report, not in attendance
By Laws Committee: Anne Barr, June Johnson, Bob Emmons
Some progress has been made on updating the NENA by-Laws. Rose Chambers, NENA President hopes to have a new draft completed by the February 23, 2011 meeting.
TERT Committee: Rose Chambers
If there is any interest please visit the web site. http://www.njti-tert.org/
Still looking for a TERT Committee Chair
Gold Star Awards: Greg Wenz
Gold Star Lunch is on last day of 2011 Conference, Wednesday April 13, please forward 2010 nominations to Greg Wenz.
Nominations can be made online at either of the web sites,
www.ohioapco.org or www.ohionena.org
Conference Committee: Rose Chambers
NENA / APCO Conference 4-11-4-13, Worthington Doubletree
Web sites have current information
Theme is western: Saddling Up with the Next Generation of 911
See web site for each day’s schedule. Agencies must register.
Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Tuesday evening
Bill Hinkle, Hamilton County Communications, Chair of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, asked NENA and APCO members to make a commitment in their centers to protect our children through the national standard training program this group offers. Bill passed out brochures with the training information.
Good of the Order:
Chapter meeting dates for 2011 are as follows. All meetings will be held at the
Worthington Holiday Inn:
Motion to adjourn made by June Johnson, Xenia / Green County Communications Center, Kim Brandt, Van Wert Sheriff’s Office, 2nd. All in favor.
Submitted by Brian Fluegeman, Ohio NENA Secretary