PSC Seeks Applications For 911 Wireless Advisory Board

Published on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 16:50
Written by thenebraskasigna

The Nebraska Public Service Commission is accepting applications for two vacancies on the Nebraska Wireless E911 Advisory Board. Vacant positions include a municipal official or employee and a member of the public.

Advisory board members serve three-year terms and are reimbursed for expenses. Members meet quarterly with additional meetings held on an as needed basis.The function of the Advisory Board is to advise the Commission concerning implementation, development, administration, coordination, evaluation and maintenance of the Enhanced Wireless 911 Fund.

The advisory board has 11 members comprised of one sheriff; two county and municipal officials or employees each; one representative each from the wireless and local telecommunications industry; one manager of a 911 center; one member of the public; one Public Service Commissioner; and the Nebraska Chief Information Officer. Public Service Commissioner Jerry Vap of McCook currently serves as the Commissioner on the Board.

Persons interested in the vacancy should submit a letter of interest to P.O. Box 94927, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4927. Correspondence should be sent to Sue Vanicek by December 16. An application should also be submitted electronically at: http://www.governor.nebraska.gov/bc/board_comm.html

The Nebraska Wireless Enhanced 911 Fund is supported by a monthly 45-cent surcharge on each wireless telephone.