TERT State Coordinators

Alaska

Tia Horton
Lead Dispatcher
Anchorage Fire Department
1301 East 80th
Anchorage, AK 99518
tiajean2@yahoo.com
907-267-4950

Arizona

Chris Hove
Tucson Fire Department
300 S. Fire Central Pl
Tucson AZ 85701
christopher.hove@tucsonaz.gov
Office: 520-791-4803>
Cell: 520-260-7231
Fax: 520-791-2558

Alabama

Hunter Simmons
9-1-1 Director
City of Homewood
2850 19th Street South
hunter.simmons@gmail.com
205-332-6153

Arkansas

Brianna Fields
Training Supervisor
Office of Emergency Communications
Benton County, Arkansas
215 E Central Ave
Bentonville, AR 72712
Brianna.Fields@bentoncountyar.gov
Office: 479-271-1004
Cell: 479-263-4818

CalIfornia

VACANT

Colorado

Cozett Davis
GJRCC Shift Supervisor
Incident Dispatch Team Supervisor
Grand Junction Regional Communications Center
cozettd@gjcity.org
970-242-6707
970-245-7206 fax

Connecticut

Kevin Webb
Communications Manager
Litchfield County Dispatch
111 Water Street
Torrington, Connecticut 06790
kwebb@lcd911.com
860-626-7525 Extension 2
860-496-0711 Dispatch
860-496-0753 Fax

Delaware

Ed Marecki, ENP
PSAP Manager
Delaware State Police
edward.marecki@state.de.us
302-739-5868

Florida

Natalie Duran
MDFR Retired
13380 SW 114 Lane
Miami, FL 33186
BFIT911@att.net
305-338-2751

Georgia

Lt. Amy M. Ivey
Georgia TERT Coordinator
Training Supervisor
Gordon County E-911
aivey@gordoncounty.org
770-881-3091

Jonathan Jones
Georgia TERT Assistant Coordinator
911 Communications Supervisor
Athens-Clarke County Police Department
3035 Lexington Road
Athens, Georgia 30605
(706) 613-3888 ext. 565
Jonathan.Jones@athensclarkecounty.com

Illinois

Jeanine Chiappano
Executive Director
E-COM Dispatch Center
1154 Ridge Road
Homewood, IL 60430
708-799-3787
jchiappano@ecom911.net

Indiana

Tracy Lightfield (Provisional)
President
Indiana NENA
P O Box 172
Cedar Grove, IN 47016
Tracy_fc911@yahoo.com
765-265-4734

Nancy Lockhard
911doc@sbcglobal.net

Iowa

Carole Lund-Smith
Telecommunicator Training Coordinator
Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
Carole.lund-smith@iowa.gov
515-242-5475

Kansas

JL Ellis
Interoperable Communications Training Specialist Office of Emergency Communications National Guard Armory
470 S. Range Ave.
Colby, Ks. 67701
www.kansastag.gov/OEC.asp
Office: 785-861-3097
Cell: 785-438-0470
Fax: 785-462-2361
jimmy.l.ellisjr.nfg@mail.mil

Kentucky

Sherrie Masden 
Telecommunications Supervisor
Louisville Metro Emergency Services
EMA/MetroSafe Communications
410 S 5th St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Office: 502-572-3481
Cell: 502-817-3965
Sherrie.masden@louisvilleky.gov

Louisiana

Violet Anderson, BGS, RPL
Assistant Chief of Communications / Operations
Shreveport Fire Department Comm.
1144 Texas Ave. Shreveport, LA 71101 violetanderson@caddo911.com
318-675-2249

Maine

Michael Smith, CEM-ME
Director, Somerset County EMA & RCC/911
8 County Drive
Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6386 RCC
(207) 474-6788 EMA
(207) 474-0879 Fax
(207) 431-8691 Cell
www.somersetcounty-me.org

Maryland

Scott G Roper
Training Coordinator
State of Maryland
Emergency Number Systems Board
115 Sudbrook Lane, Suite 20
Pikesville, MD 21208
sgroper@dpscs.state.md.us
410-585-3017

Gordon Deans
Dept. of Public Safety
Emergency Number System Board
gdeans@dpscs.state.md.us
410 585-3019

Massachusetts

Kevin Antonelli
Acton Police Department
371 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
kantonelli@acton-ma.gov
978-264-9639
978-263-2911 Business
781-640-6028 Cell

Robin L. Remillard 
Public Safety Telecommunicator
911 Database Liaison
Mendon Police Department
22 Main Street
Mendon, MA 01756
Ph: 508-478-2737
Fax: 508-473-2741
Cell: 508-446-3274
rremillard@mendonpublicsafety.com

Michigan

Lisa Hall
Executive Director
Midland 9-1-1
2727 Rodd Street
Midland, MI 48640
lhall@midland911.org
989-839-6464

Suzanne Cratin
Deputy Director
Midland County 911
2727 Rodd Street
Midland, MI 48640
scratin@midland911.org
989-839-6464

Minnesota

Chris Kummer, MPA, NRP, ENP, CEM, COML
State TERT Coordinator, Minnesota
Manager, Emergency Communications
Metropolitan Airports Commission
6920 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55450
Chris.Kummer@mspmac.org
Office: 612-725-6146
Cell: 612-363-5422
Dispatch: 612-726-5577

Mississippi

Susan Perkins
Communications Branch Director
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
P. O. Box 5644
Pearl, MS 39288-5644
sperkins@mema.ms.gov
601-933-68753

Missouri

Kima Burnett
Training Coordinator, Missouri TERT Committee Chair
Jasper County Emergency Services
13870 Dispatch Lane
P.O. Box 801
Carthage, MO 64836
kburnett@jasco.org
417-358-7000 office, extension 3378
417-359-9100 communications center non-emergency

Montana

Kimberly Burdick
Communications Manager
Chouteau County Sheriff’s Office
1215 Washington
Fort Benton, MT 59442
kburdick@chouteaucosomt.com
406-622-5451

Nebraska

Sharon Codr
Operations Coordinator
Emergency Communications/911
City of Lincoln
575 South 10th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
scodr@lincoln.ne.gov
402-441-7250

 

Megan Ellis
Communications Manager
Univ. of Neb. Lincoln Police Dept.
300 N. 17th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-2222
mellis55@unl.edu

Nevada

Beverly D. Buchanan, M.A.
Training Supervisor
Reno Emergency Communications
buchananb@reno.gov
www.911Reno.org
775-326-6607

New Hampshire

Tom Andross
Director of Communications
Grafton County Sheriff’s Department
3785 Dartmouth College Highway
North Haverhill. NH 03774-4936
tandross@co.grafton.nh.us
603-787-2111 Ext. 115
603-991-3210 Cell

New Jersey

VACANT

New York

John Merklinger, ENP
Director
City of Rochester/County of Monroe
Emergency Communications Department
321 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14608
jmerklinger@monroecounty.gov
585-528-2207

D. Jeremy DeMar, RPL, ENP
911/Communications Response Team Supervisor (CRT)
New York State Deputy TERT Coordinator
WebEOC Resource Management Team Supervisor
APCO CTO/CTOi – NJTI Certified TERT Trainer – AHA CPR Instructor
Emergency Communications Department (911)
321 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14608
ddemar@monroecounty.gov
Phone: 585-528-2200
Pager: 585-279-6476

North Carolina

Brandy Lankford
Operations Manager
Charlotte Fire Alarm
Office: 704-336-4348
Cell: 980-297-4298
blankford@ci.charlotte.nc.us

Ohio

Monte Diegel
9-1-1 Administrator
Mercer County Sheriff’s Dept
monte.diegel@mercercountysheriff.org
419-586-7724

Ken Stewart
T/C – AEMT
North Central EMS
12513 State Route 250 N
Milan, OH 44846
Kstweart22@yahoo.com
419-499-2515
419-465-7839 Home

Oklahoma

Vicki Atchley
Muskogee City County 911
P. O. Box 250
Foyil, OK
vickiatchley@gmail.com
918-230-0696

Ontario

Terry Hubbard
Communications Coordinator
Burlington Fire Department
711 Appleby Line
Burlington, ON L7L 2Y6
terry.hubbard@cogeco.ca
905-633-8543

Oregon

George Long
Communications Shift Supervisor
Willamette Valley 9-1-1
555 Liberty St. SE, Room P-107,
Salem, Oregon, 97301
glong@cityofsalem.net
503-763-1400
541-908-2867 cell

Pennsylvania

David Hagerty
Squad Coordinator
Emergency Communications
County of Bucks
911 Freedom Way
Ivyland, PA 18974
dshagerty@co.bucks.pa.us
215-328-5168

South Carolina

Debra O. Plunkett, ENP
Floor Supervisor
Consolidated 911 Dispatch
8500 Palmetto Commerce Pkwy
North Charleston, SC 29456
843-539-3730
843-670-9029 Cell
843-529-3747 Fax
dplunkett@charlestoncounty.org

Tennessee

Brad Gass
TN TERT State Coordinator
Jefferson County E-911
P.O. Box 705
Jefferson City, TN 37760
Mobile: 865-659-8184
Work: 865-475-4911
Fax: 865-475-8881

Eddie Burchell
Deputy State Coordinator
Director of Technology
Tennessee Emergency Communications Board
Davy Crockett Tower, 11th Floor
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
c. 615-210-3807
eddie.burchell@tn.gov
tn.gov/commerce
tn.gov/section/e911

Texas

Sherry Decker, ENP TERT-North
9-1-1 Operations Supervisor
North Central Texas Council of Governments
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011
sdecker@nctcog.org
Sdecker@sbcglobal.net
817-695-9199
817-637-6699 cell

Lisa Dodson, ENP TERT-South
CAD/RMS System Administrator
Harris County ITC
330 Meadowfern, Suite 120
Houston, TX 77067
Lisa.dodson@itc.hctx.net
281-539-4591
281-539-4597

Virginia

Julie McKercher
Director
James City County Emergency Communications
Julie.McKercher@jamescitycountyva.gov
757-564-2146

Washington

Cory James
NORCOM
PO Box 50911
Bellevue, WA 98015
cjames@norcom.org
425-577-5583

Cory Ahrens
Telecommunicator Project Manager
WA State Criminal Justice Training
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
cahrens@cjtc.state.wa.us
206-835-7351

West Virginia

VACANT

Wisconsin

Wendy Maechtle
Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Department
1201 S. Spring St
Port Washington, WI 53074
wmaechtle@co.ozaukee.wi.us
262-284-8459

Wyoming

Chuck Trimble
Laramie County Combined Communications Center
309 W 20th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001
trimblec@laramiecounty.com
307-637-6593