The FirstNet COVID-19 Response - Webinar #58181
October 1, 2020
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Description:Participation in this webinar is worth 1 CDE.
Public safety agencies and other first responders continue to work around the clock to assess and mitigate the COVID-19 spread nationwide. And FirstNet, Built with AT&T, stands with you. As public safety’s partner, FirstNet has been there for you – through the coronavirus pandemic, providing critical connectivity at COVID-19 testing locations, medical facilities and emergency operations centers; and during natural disasters, including devastating wildfires in the west and an active 2020 hurricane season. Learn how emergency communications centers and other first responders are innovating – and working remotely in some cases – to keep themselves and their communities safe. Hear from Renee Gordon, Director of Emergency Communications for the City of Alexandria (VA), about how they are using FirstNet.
Renee Gordon, Director of Emergency Communications, City of Alexandria
Responsible for providing executive leadership to the department, a full service communications center that handles all 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls for police, fire and sheriff services. Gordon has a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice from Westwood College. She is an APCO Registered Public Safety Leader, and a NENA-certified Emergency Number Professional. Gordon completed the Professional Executive Leadership School at the University of Richmond and NENA Call Center Manager training. She is pursuing a Master's in International Security from Trinity University in Washington, D.C.
Ryan Burchnell, Director, Strategy & Policy, FirstNet Program at AT&T
30 years in law enforcement, including with Florida Highway Patrol and Former chief investigator, Florida Highway Patrol
Ryan Fields-Spack, Director, Strategy & Policy, FirstNet Program at AT&T
15 years in public safety, including as a paramedic & fire captain with the Aurora Fire Department in Aurora, Colorado.
Carrie Johnson, Director, Strategy & Policy, FirstNet Program at AT&T
9-year Advocate for rural/tribal communities, including working in the U.S. Senate on telecom, cybersecurity, and rural and tribal public policy issues