Federal Resources

  • Emergency Communications Governance Guide for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Officials

    This guide provides public safety professionals, at all levels of government and disciplines, tools to establish and sustain effective emergency communications governance. It describes functional areas applicable to the state, local, tribal and territorial audience regarding interoperability coordination, and outlines governance challenges, best practices, and recommendations.

  • National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (NIFOG) Version 1.6

    The National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (N I F O G) is a technical reference for emergency communications planning and for radio technicians responsible for radios that will be used in disaster response. It includes rules and regulations for use of nationwide and other interoperability channels, tables of frequencies and standard channel names, and other […]

  • SAFECOM – National Interoperability Baseline Survey

    The goal of the National Interoperability Baseline Survey was to create a national and statistically valid snapshot of the capacity for and use of interoperability. This study was designed to assess the five critical elements — governance; policies, practices, and procedures; technology; training and exercises; and usage—that determine an organization’s capacity for interoperability.

  • Establishing Governance to Achieve Statewide Communications Interoperability – A Guide for SCIP Implementation

    This document presents information about the role, system, and operations of statewide governing bodies that are charged with improving communications interoperability across a state.

State and Regional Resources

A Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, or SIEC, is a statewide governing body committed to managing and implementing the overarching statewide communications interoperability strategy.

SIEC links may change without notice as they are for third-party websites and are provided for informational purposes only. If the link for your state is not working, please let us know at [email protected]. You might also try searching the internet using your state name and SIEC.