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:

February 23

May 11

September 14

November 2


Motion to adjourn made by June Johnson, Xenia / Green County Communications Center, Kim Brandt, Van Wert Sheriff’s Office, 2nd.  All in favor.


Meeting adjourned.


Submitted by Brian Fluegeman, Ohio NENA Secretary