We are devoted to the advancement of Public Safety Communications. Come join the fastest growing group of public safety professionals in the country. Our members can be found in every communications center in Washington State. Working in a high stress environment produces different needs and increasingly complex technologies are required for public safety. Come join our team today!
About APCO Membership: APCO-NENA represents its members before communications regulatory agencies and policy-making bodies. As a member of APCO-NENA Washington, you are an important part of the strongest network of public safety communications professionals in the state. Your experience and knowledge combined with that of our other members helps all of us achieve our goal of excellence in public safety communications. If you would like to receive general information on the Chapter contact the Chapter Secretary to sign up for PS Connect. Click here to apply for APCO Membership or click here for NENA Membership.
2017-2018 Chapter Officer Candidates
Here are the 2017-2018 Chapter Officer Candidates. (View)
There is still time to be nominated and have your name appear on the ballot. (View for more details)
ANNOUNCING THE WA APCO-NENA 2016 PUBLIC SAFETY AWARD RECIPIENTS
We will celebrate at our annual awards banquet during the 2017 Public Safety Communications Conference at the 3 Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA. Click here for more info about the 2017 PSCC
Congratulations to all of our Award Recipients!
TELECOMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR FOR SUSTAINED SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE
Emily Garner, Public Safety Telecommunicator II, Kitsap 911 (CENCOM), Bremerton, WA
TELECOMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR FOR EXEMPLARY HANDLING OF A CRITICAL INCIDENT
Jennifer Abruzzo, Dispatcher, South Sound 911, Tacoma, WA
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS INFORMATION TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR FOR SUSTAINED SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE
Stacey Fritz, CAD/E911 Technician, Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA), Vancouver, WA
TELECOMMUNICATOR TEAM OF THE YEAR
Thurston 911 Communications (TCOMM 911), Olympia, WA
Amber Albright, Public Safety Telecommunicator
Jennifer Rodgers, Public Safety Telecommunicator
Laurie Shefler, Public Safety Telecommunicator
Dana Libby, Public Safety Telecommunicator
2018 APCO Western Regional Conference, Tacoma, WA
2018 APCO WRC CALL FOR PAPERS
2018 APCO Western Regional Conference hosted by the Washington State Chapter of APCO-NENA
Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA
Week of March 26, 2018
2 primary hotels: Murano Hotel & Courtyard by Marriot (10 hotels total)
Visit www.2018.apcowrc.org for more information.
2017 WA APCO-NENA PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
2017 WA APCO-NENA PSCC
EARLY BIRD PRICES ($25.00 OFF THE REGULAR REGISTRATION RATE) UNTIL MAY 20TH!
911 The COMM in the Storm is our conference theme!
2017 Public Safety Communications Conference
Conference Dates: June 27-30, 2017
Conference Location: 3 Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA
DRAFT BYLAWS CHANGE - REVIEW BEFORE JUNE VOTE
The WA APCO-NENA Bylaws Committee has drafted a bylaws change. Please review this draft that will be voted on at the Chapter Meeting on June 27th in Kennewick, WA. Questions can be directed to the Bylaws Committee at email@example.com
Washington State now has a TERT program, please click here to view our new page and downloads.
The Chapter spends over $10K a year to make sure your voice is heard in Olympia. Click here to find out how you can help!