A FirstNet Authority board featuring seven new members conducted its first meeting today and immediately implemented some changes, including renaming three of the four board committees in an effort to better describe their evolving roles in the organization.
SOURCE: Urgent Communications
DATE: November 17, 2021
New FirstNet Authority Chair Steve Benjamin—the mayor of Columbia, S.C., who was appointed to lead the board last month—described the opportunity to serve on the FirstNet Authority board as a “sacred trust,” expressing enthusiasm about working with other board members and the organization’s staff to oversee the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). This sentiment echoed by other new board members during the meeting, which was webcast. READ FULL ARTICLE