Board of Directors

The Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Executive Council, along with the CEO & Executive Director manage the business of APCO International.

The Executive Committee includes a President, First  and Second Vice Presidents, and the Immediate Past President. The First Vice President becomes the President when membership elects the Second Vice President at APCO’s Annual Convention & Expo. The Board of Directors consists of the Executive Committee, two members selected by region and one member of the Commercial Advisory Council.

Executive Committee


911 Director
Autauga 911
Prattville, AL

First Vice President

Metro Nashville Department of Emergency Communications
Nashville, TN

Second Vice President

Marion Area Multi Agency Emergency Telecommunications "METCOM 911"
Woodburn, OR

Immediate Past President

Director, Office of Professional Standards
Georgia Public Safety Training Center
Forsyth, GA


Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
APCO International
Daytona Beach, FL

Regional and CAC Representatives

Reg Rep East

Shelby, NC

Reg Rep East

Chief Dispatcher
Southampton Village Police Dept
Southampton, NY

Reg Rep Gulf

Metro Nashville Department of Emergency Communications
Nashville, TN

Reg Rep Gulf

911 Director
Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Communications Division
Livingston, LA

Reg Rep North Cen

Communications Manager
Lincoln Emergency Communications Center
Lincoln, NE

Reg Rep North Cen

Executive Director
Western Will County Communications Center
Plainfield, IL

Reg Rep West

Idaho State Police
Coeur D Alene, ID

Reg Rep West

Assistant Director
Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency
Hillsboro, OR


Director of Operations
Tyler Technologies*
Troy, MI

Executive Council

The Executive Council is the body of members that represents the chapters of APCO International. Each chapter puts forth one individual to be that chapter’s Executive Council Representative, either by appointment or election. These individuals serve the chapter as a direct conduit for the exchange of information to and from the Regional Representative on the Board of Directors, the chapters and their members.


Jennifer Schwendimann [email protected]


Gregory Ballentine [email protected]


Maryanne Christensen [email protected]