Next Generation 9-1-1 Committee


To stay abreast of NG 911 issues and work with member states, federal agencies and other organizations to effect positive change in all mapping activities of the Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) to integrate their work with the broad geospatial community.

Committee Charter

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Committee Roster

Ian Von Essen, Co-Chair, (WA)
Andy Rowan, Co-Chair, (NJ)

Ed Arabas, OR
Laura Blastic, MI
Cheryl Benjamin, NY
Brian Brady, AZ
Bill Burgess, NSGIC
Gar Clarke, NM
Tim De Troye, SC
Chris Diller, WI
Jon Gottsegen, CO
Bert Granberg, UT
Victoria Hansen,Pictometry
Phillip Henderson, AL
Charles Hickman, USGS
John Hoshal, MN
Bill Johnson, NY
Craig Johnson, LA
Barney Krucoff, MD
Norton Lovold, Bullberry Systems
Dan Miller, WA
Kenny Miller, MD
Joy Paulus, WA
Dennis Pedersen, TN
Curtis Pulford, WI
Drew Rifkin, Safe Software
Joe Sewash, NC
Scott Sherwood, Pictometry
Tony Simental, WV
Cy Smith, OR
Jeff Smith, OH
Jim Steil, MS
Rob Surber, MI
Gene Trobia, AZ
Mike Vanhook, AL
Nathan Watermeier,NE
Ivan Weichert, KS
Martha Wells, Spatial Focus
Bob White, ME
Dan Widner, VA

Routine Meeting Schedule

Second Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.


Next Generation 9-1-1 Top Ten List for State Coordinators (PDF)


To join a NENA Committee working on GIS standards and documents:

NENA published standards:

NENA Document Development and Approval Process (NENA-ADM-002.1) [A 2014 update is pending]:

NENA Master Glossary (NENA-ADM-000.18):

NENA NG9-1-1 Civic Location Data Exchange Format Standard (NENA-STA-004.1-2014):
Data elements for exchange of civic location addresses.

NENA Registry System:
Think of these as domain lists that may change over time. Two registries currently exist for 3 CLDXF elements.

Data Formats For ALI Related Data Exchange, MSAG & GIS Standard (3/28/2011):
Note the GIS Data Model on pages 83-102

GIS Data Collection and Maintenance Standard (6/17/2007):

Synchronizing GIS with MSAG & ALI Informational Document (9/8/2009):

NG9-1-1 Additional Data Standard (9/17/2009):

Meeting Minutes


January 10, 2013
March 14, 2013
April 11, 2013
June 13, 2013
September 12, 2013


January 12, 2012
April 12, 2012
July 12, 2012
September 13, 2012
October 11, 2012
December 13, 2012


March 31, 2011
May 12, 2011
July 14, 2011
August 11, 2011
September 28, 2011
October 13, 2011<
December 8, 2011