Ohio NENA Minutes
November 12, 2008
Meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance by
Presidents Kim Brandt and Matt Franke.
Before the business portion began, Legislative Committee
Member Bill Hinkle gave and update on HB550.
Legislators are attempting to get it out of Committee
and on the floor for a vote.
Alert gave a demonstration on their product that calls
9-1-1 from a land line phone line when a button is
pressed (by elderly or impaired persons).
Minutes of the September meeting…Mike Dolhancryk made a
motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes as
they were posted on the web site…2nd by Bo
Treasurer’s report: Treasurer Valerie DeRose, Summit
County advised that checking account is $1420.66 and
savings account $6917.20…Bo Keck made a motion to
accept, 2nd by Ron Bien…motion carried.
National Update: No report
District 1-Kim Brandt for Brad Brubaker--Van Wert County
honored a 5 yr old for calling 9-1-1.
District 2-Bob Emmons--Columbiana County started their
Phase II on September 11
District 3-Ron Bien--No Report
District 4-Bo Keck advised that Mike Collins of
Washington County is the new District 4 representative
State 9-1-1 Coordinator Shawn smith advised that 9
counties are Phase I, 53 counties are Phase II and 84
counties have their plans approved. 9-1-1 Council
Meeting is December 11, 2008.
Training Committee—Mike Banks for Anne Barr NCMEC
Trainings are almost complete, however they will be held
as Pre Conference Classes (both Manager and Trainer
classes) on March
Conference—Rose Chambers—March 22-25, 2009 at the
Holiday Inn Worthington Columbus (where the meetings are
held) Vendor information is on the APCO and NENA Web
sites…PLEASE Contact your vendors and have them sign
up…their participation is crucial to making the
Conference a success. Class information will be out
soon as well as registration information. Keep checking
the websites for the updated information.
Valerie DeRose, Summit County made a motion for NENA to
donate $1400.00 to the Conference for the
Entertainment…2nd by Bo Keck…motion carried.
to an interpretation of the by-laws, it was determined
by the Executive Board to make it fair that we would
take a vote for District 2 Trustee via email all votes
will be forwarded to Past President Monte Diegel by
November 30, 2008. The nominees are :
Robert Emmons, 9-1-1 Manager, Exact 9-1-1, Columbiana
Brian Jasko, Dispatcher/Trainer, Newburgh Hts PD,
Motion to adjourn by Mike Dolhancryk, 2nd by
Holly Wayt…all in favor
Minutes respectively submitted by
Rose Chambers Vice President
Anne Barr Secretary