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Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC)
FirstNet established the PSAC consisting of members representing all disciplines of public safety to assist FirstNet in carrying out its duties and responsibilities. Learn more.

 Current Events
Date Event
Jan. 13 FirstNet Issues RFP
Sept. 20-22 Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) 2016 Annual Convention
Sept. 21-22 NASEMSO Fall 2016 Meeting
Sept. 21-23 Illinois State Ambulance Association Conference (Booth)
Sept. 21-23 Michigan APCO Fall Conference
Sept. 21-23 Pennsylvania EMS Conference
Sept. 23 Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference
 Board Meetings
Date Location
Mar. 16 Reston, VA
Jun. 29-30 Chicago, IL
Aug. 26 Teleconference
Dec. 13-14 Sacramento, CA

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 Recent Blogs
Blog Series: 10 Ways FirstNet will Help Public Safety Save Lives and Secure Communities
Blog Series: 10 Ways FirstNet will Help Public Safety Save Lives and Secure Communities
July 14, 2016 | By FirstNet
Across the country, millions of law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and other public safety personnel bravely serve their communities every day. They answer the call when emergencies strike and risk their lives to secure and protect others. In this blog series, find out 10 ways FirstNet will help public safety do their jobs safely and effectively.

Looking Back and Looking Forward: The Future of Public Safety Communications in the Post 9/11 Era (a video series)
September 7, 2016 | By FirstNet
The week before Patriot Day, our nation’s annual remembrance of the 9/11 attacks, first responders share their remembrances and vision for the future of public safety communications in this video series.
IAFC Board Member and Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr and FirstNet’s Consultation Advisor Victoria Lee meet up at the FirstNet booth.
IAFC FRI 2016 Recap
August 31, 2016 | By Mike Worrell, FirstNet Senior Fire Services Advisor
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) hosted the 2016 Fire-Rescue International (FRI) conference earlier this month at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. At the conference, leaders from fire and emergency services and other first responder agencies...
Delivering Actionable Data Via Innovative Apps, Devices
Delivering Actionable Data Via Innovative Apps, Devices
August 17, 2016 | By FirstNet
FirstNet is developing a nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) that will deliver applications, devices, and services that are tailored to the needs of its users: the public safety community. It will be a resilient, reliable network, enabling everything from smartphones to laptops, tablets...
A Day in the Life: Stories of Broadband Saving Lives and Protecting Communities

 Recent Press Release
FirstNet Board Approves Budget Ahead of Pivotal Year; Sets Stage for Network Partnership, Implementation
FirstNet Board Approves Budget Ahead of Pivotal Year; Sets Stage for Network Partnership, Implementation
August 26, 2016 | By April Ward
(RESTON) – The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Board today approved a budget package to support landmark developments slated for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17), including the evolution of FirstNet’s public-private partnership and the implementation of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (“Network”).

FirstNet Announces Eight Grant Awards for Public Safety Entities Relocating from Band 14 Spectrum
August 18, 2016 | By April Ward
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) today announced the funding of eight awards for its Band 14 Incumbent Spectrum Relocation Grant Program...

 FirstNet YouTube Videos

FirstNet State Plans in 100 Seconds
August 16, 2016 | FirstNet
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