PSERN Project Governing Board
The PSERN Project is governed by a Joint Board comprised of representatives from its four partner agencies:
King County, City of Seattle, Eastside Public Safety Communications Agency, and Valley Communications.
Formed in 2015, the Joint Board provides project oversight by making budget decisions, setting policy, and overseeing the project schedule.
Joint Board Members
|Agency||Member/Professional Title/Joint Board Role|
|King County||Brenda Bauer, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Chair|
|King County||Tanya Hannah, CIO|
|City of Seattle||Harold Scoggins, Chief|
|Valley Communications||Lora Ueland, Director|
|Eastside Public Safety Communications Agency||Kurt Triplett, Kirkland City Manager|
|Police Representative||Steve Burns, Medina Chief of Police|
|Fire Representative||Chris Elwell, Fire Commissioner|
PSERN Project Advisory Committees
The PSERN Technical Committee is responsible for communicating recommendations on technical issues to Project staff based on user needs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: user needs based technical criteria development for vendor RFP’s, RFP evaluation and scoring, provide vendor selection recommendations, assist the Project staff with vendor management, provide site development oversight, and assist with the Project implementation activities.
The Operations Board members are considered the link between the Project and system users and will advise the PSERN Joint Board on operational matters. Members include:
Operations Board Members
|Area of Expertise / Group Affiliation
||Member/Professional Title/Operations Board Role|
|City of Seattle||Chris Lombard, Seattle Battalion Chief, Chair|
|Fire||Steve Heitman, Mercer Island Fire Chief, Vice Chair|
|King County||Greg Thomas, Vice Chair|
|Valley Comm Cities||Angee Bunk|
|Emergency Management||Scott Currie|
|EPSCA Cities||David Jokinen|
Operations Board meeting times vary.
For more information please contact the Board Chair, Battalion Chief Chris Lombard.