Schwarzenegger Appoints Members to 911 Advisory Board
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Friday announced appointments to the State 911 Advisory Board. The board will advise the Telecommunications Division of the Department of General Services on policy, practice and procedure for the 911 Emergency Communications Office; technical and operational standards for the 911 system; training standards for county coordinators and Public Safety Answering Point managers; financial decisions for the State Emergency Number Account; proposed projects or studies by the State Emergency Number Account and, the implementation of Enhanced 911 Phase II technology.
- Edward Bonner (D) of Loomis, Placer County sheriff. Bonner is a member of the executive board of the California State Sheriffs' Association, the Western States Sheriffs' Association and the Criminal Justice Information Systems Western Working Group;
- Peter Bryan (R) of Rancho Cucamonga, fire chief for Rancho Cucamonga Fire Department. Bryan is a member of the California Fire Chiefs Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the National Fire Protection Association and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers;
- Richard Doscher (R) of Yuba City, chief of the Yuba City Police Department. Doscher is an adjunct professor with the California State Junior College System and serves as an area representative for the California Police Chiefs Association. He also is a member of the International Association of Police Chiefs;
- Chris Hinshaw (R) of Lakeside, communications system manager for the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. Hinshaw is the first vice president of the California chapter of the National Emergency Number Association and is a member of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group;
- Lisa Hoffmann (R) of El Sobrante, director of the Communications Center for the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. She is the second vice president of the California chapter of the National Emergency Number Association and is a member of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials and the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System User Group;
- Mark Pazin (R) of Merced, Merced County sheriff. He is also a member of the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office, the Joint Terrorism Task Force and the California State Sheriff's Association;
- Sal Segura (R) of El Dorado Hills, assistant chief of the California Highway Patrol. Segura serves as the assistant commander of the Information Management Division;
- Sam Spiegel (R) of Folsom, Folsom chief of police. Spiegel is second vice president of the California Peace Officers' Association and a member of the California Police Chiefs Association and the California State Fire Chiefs Association;
- Lesli Wilson (R) of Canyon Lake, senior fire communications supervisor for the Orange County Fire Authority. Wilson is a member of the National Emergency Number Association and the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials; and,
- Louie Yarborough (D) of San Francisco, support services manager for the Mountain View Police Department. Yarborough is president of the California chapter of the National Emergency Number Association and a member of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials.