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Woodbridge, NJ, United States, 2011/06/22 - RCC’s Tony Busam has been named Co-Chair of the newly formed Development Steering Council for the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) - RCC.com / NENA.org.
NENA focuses on 9-1-1 policy, technology, operations and education issues. The Development Steering Council will oversee NENA’s six operating and technical committees, whose responsibilities include developing and reviewing technical standards, conducting topical research and recommending training curriculum related to communications center management, standard operating procedures and E9-1-1 issues. To learn more about NENA, visit nena.org/.
As Co-Chair of the Development Steering Council, Mr. Busam will be responsible for administering NENA’s Standards Development Process and coordinating problem solving efforts among the six committees. Pete Eggimann, Director of 9-1-1 Services for the Metropolitan Emergency Services Board in Minneapolis, will serve as Mr. Busam’s Co-Chair.
Mr. Busam was the Vice-Chair of the NENA Technical Committee from 2007 to 2011. He has worked in public safety for more than 30 years. He initiated the first IP network for 9-1-1 emergency services in Oregon, the first of its kind in the nation. This led the migration to Next Generation 9-1-1 and the ESINet, which is designed to handle all emergency services communications.
Mr. Busam has been a consultant with RCC Consultants since 2001. He specializes in Next Generation 9-1-1, enhanced 9-1-1 networks, EOC configuration, automated emergency systems (CAD/RMS/EOC) design and communication facilities assessment and design.
About RCC Consultants, Inc.
RCC Consultants, Inc. (rcc.com) is a global telecommunications consulting, engineering and integration firm. A leader in the public safety industry since 1983, RCC specializes in the design and implementation of radio communications systems, microwave and fiber optic systems, broadband, intelligent transportation systems and emergency telephone systems, as well as the design of communications centers, tower sites and monitoring facilities.