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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)
The awards presentation will take place from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. ET on May 26.
Please register below to receive information about joining this virtual event.
The event is free for everyone.
Registration closes May 25 at 5 p.m. ET