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  • LEADERSHIP IN ADVOCACY


    Captain Mel Maier
    Commander, Emergency Communications and Operations Division, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Pontiac, MI (2021)

    Jeff Bratcher
    Chief Network and Technology Officer, FirstNet Authority (2020)
  • LEADERSHIP IN REGULATORY SERVICE


    Michael Dame
    Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Public Safety Communications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (2021)

    John Evanoff
    Deputy Division Chief, Policy and Licensing Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (2020)
  • LEADERSHIP IN LEGISLATIVE SERVICE


    The Honorable Brian Fitzpatrick
    U.S. House of Representatives (2021)

    The Honorable Frank Pallone, Jr.
    U.S. House of Representatives (2020)
  • LEADERSHIP IN ADVANCING COMMUNICATIONS POLICY


    Robert “Bob” Bloom
    Former Public Safety Systems Administrator,Department of Emergency and Customer Communications, Alexandria, Virginia (2021)

    Karima Holmes
    Former Director of the Office of Unified Communications, Washington, DC (2020)

Registration is open!
2021 award winners have been selected.

APCO international recognizes individuals each year who have been tireless, continuing advocates for public safety communications and those who serve in the industry.

May 26, 2021 | Virtual

Awards will be presented to these winners from 2021 and 2020:

LEADERSHIP IN ADVOCACY

Captain Mel Maier, Commander, Emergency Communications and Operations Division, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Pontiac, MI (2021)

Jeff Bratcher, Chief Network and Technology Officer, FirstNet Authority (2020)

LEADERSHIP IN REGULATORY SERVICE

Michael Dame, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Public Safety Communications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (2021)

John Evanoff, Deputy Division Chief, Policy and Licensing Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (2020)

LEADERSHIP IN LEGISLATIVE SERVICE

The Honorable Brian Fitzpatrick, U.S. House of Representatives (2021)

The Honorable Frank Pallone, Jr., U.S. House of Representatives (2020)

LEADERSHIP IN ADVANCING COMMUNICATIONS POLICY

Robert “Bob” Bloom, Former Public Safety Systems Administrator,Department of Emergency and Customer Communications, Alexandria, Virginia (2021)

Karima Holmes, Former Director of the Office of Unified Communications, Washington, DC (2020)

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The awards presentation will take place from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. ET on May 26.

Registration closes May 25 at 5 p.m. ET

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