PSC Seeks Applications for 911 Service System Advisory Committee
PSC SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR
911 SERVICE SYSTEM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
(Lincoln, November 5, 2021)- The Nebraska Public Service
Commission (PSC) is accepting applications from interested
Nebraskans to apply for appointment to the 911 Service System
Advisory Committee (911SSAC) to fill a vacancy for a representative
of the telecommunications industry.
The Advisory Committee, created by the legislature with the
passage of LB993, makes recommendations to the Nebraska
Public Service Commission (PSC), on matters concerning the
implementation, coordination, operation, management,
maintenance and funding of the 911 Service System as the
state begins the transition to Next Generation 911.
“911 SSAC members provide valuable input and guidance as
we work toward implementation of Next Generation 911 in
Nebraska,” said David Sankey, State 911 Director. “We would
encourage anyone who is a representative of the
telecommunication industry and has an interest in public safety
communications to apply.”
Those wishing to apply will need to fill out a 911 Service System
Advisory Committee Application found on Next Generation 911
page of the PSC website by close of business November 30, 2021.
The 911 Service System Advisory Committee consist of 14 members
appointed by the Commission. Of the 14 members appointed, four
shall be representatives of public safety agencies, County officials
or employees (2), municipal officials or employees (2),
representatives of the telecommunications industry (2), two
members of Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) and one
representative each from the Nebraska Association of County
Officials and the League of Municipalities.
Advisory Committee members serve for a term of three-years.
Committee members serve without pay but will receive
reimbursement for expenses related to Committee duties. A list of
current 911 SSAC members can be found on the
Next Generation 911 page of the PSC website. ###