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NC NENA / NC APCO 2014 Annual Conference

September 7-10, 2014

Sea Trail Conference Center - Sunset Beach, North Carolina


Director of Newtown Emergency Communications Center to Serve as Guest Speaker

NC NENA and NC APCO are pleased to announce Ms. Maureen Will as our guest speaker for the Opening Breakfast of the 2014 NC NENA/NC APCO Annual Conference. Maureen has been with the Newtown (Connecticut) Emergency Communications Center since July 2008, where she served as the 911 Director over the PSAP that fielded the majority of calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on December 14, 2012.

Prior to serving the Newtown Emergency Communications Center, Maureen served for 30 years with the Brookfield Police Department, where she held the title of Captain over Communications, Training, and Records.

In her capacity as Director at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center, she serves as the Secretary of the Managers of Emergency Communications Centers Association (MECCA), serves as First Vice-President of APCO and is also an active member in NENA.

Along with her duties in the Communications Center, she is also a Deputy Emergency Management Director and Instructor for the State of Connecticut for Telecommunicators and was part of the working group for the new statewide Telecommunicators curriculum.

In her down time, Maureen enjoys reading mysteries and has a passion for NASCAR.


PRESS RELEASE:
NC 9-1-1 Conference Hosts Newtown, Connecticut 9-1-1 Director as Keynote Speaker

The North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the North Carolina Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) will be hosting their annual conference at the Sea Trail Conference Center in Sunset Beach, NC September 7-10, 2014. One of the conference highlights is the addition of Maureen Will as the keynote breakfast speaker. Maureen serves as the 9-1-1 Director for Newtown, Connecticut, the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) that fielded the majority of calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on December 14, 2012.... Read More.

Official Press Release (PDF)

Conference Help Line

The Conference Help Line has been established to provide Conference Attendees direct access to the Conference Committee for any assistance or concerns throughout the event.  If you need assistance during the Conference, please CALL or TEXT to 704-326-1860 and someone from the Conference Committee will be happy to assist you.


Sponsorship Opportunities

There are still plenty of sponsorship opportunities for the 2014 Annual Conference.  Our Conference would not be the success that it is without the generous support of our sponsors.  For more information and additional information, please visit the Sponsor Page.


Conference attendees invited to participate in 5k and 10k
The Brunswick Family Assistance Agency (BFA) will be holding a Sea Trail 10k and 5K on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Sea Trail Golf Resort and all NC NENA/APCO conference attendees have been invited to race or participate. There will be a 10K, 5K and 1-mile fun run on Saturday.

There is a 7:30 am 10K early start time for walkers or anyone who needs to get an early start and still have time to make a morning meeting or t-time. The Sea Trail 10k/5k run start time is 8:00 am. The race course travels through picturesque neighborhoods in the resort and are precisely measured distances. Visit www.5starraceproductions.com and click on the Seahorse race logo at the top of the page for all event information. Post-race refreshments and awards ceremony takes place near the Conference Center main entrance in a shaded grassy area.

The race benefits Brunswick Family Assistance Agency which is a local non-profit that helps people in many ways with an emphasis on people getting back on their feet and moving forward into more independent and fulfilling lives additional information is available at www.brunswickfamily.org.

Although this is not part of our conference, we thought that there may be conference attendees that are interested in participating and we thank the BFA for thinking about us.



The North Carolina Chapters of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) are pleased to announce the 2014 NC NENA/NC APCO Annual Conference scheduled September 7-11, 2014 at the Sea Trail Conference Center in beautiful Sunset Beach, North Carolina!