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PSC seeks applications for E911 Wireless Advisory Board PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Thursday, 08 December 2011 15:56

The Nebraska Public Service Commission is accepting applications for representatives of the public and wireless telecommunications industry to fill vacancies on the Nebraska Wireless E911 Advisory Board.

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, NE 68509-4927. Correspondence should be sent to Sue Vanicek by Dec. 31. 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 50-cent surcharge on each wireless telephone.