APCO Seeks Volunteers for the NJTI-TERT Committee

Alexandria, VA – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is seeking volunteers to serve on the National Joint TERT Initiative, LLC (NJTI) – Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Committee. NJTI, LLC is a partnership between APCO and the  National Emergency Number Association (NENA) to support the TERT program.

APCO invites diverse participants who desire to support the TERT Initiative to apply. Familiarity and experience in working with TERT programs are preferred but not required. Membership with either APCO or NENA is required to serve on this committee.

Volunteers on the NJTI–TERT Committee will assist with the important work to:

  • Promote TERT nationally, including website and social media content.
  • Strengthen our connections and partnerships.
  • Update TERT training as necessary.
  • Interface with FEMA Emergency Management Institute for hosting TERT training, specifically IS-144 (TERT Basic Awareness), IS-1200 (TERT Team Leader), and any additional NJTI training.
  • Advise the NJTI, LLC co-managers on policy matters.
  • Assist state coordinators with developing and maintaining initiatives in their state.
  • Provide remote situational awareness support during TERT deployments.
  • All other duties necessary to fulfill the goals of NJTI in supporting ECCs during disasters.

The call for participation is open through March 1, 2024. Apply here. For questions, please reach out to Co-Chairs Jonathan Jones or  Brad Gass.

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