FirstNet Authority Chair Stephen Benjamin will be leaving his post in the organization in April after President Joe Biden today named him as the new head of the administration’s Office of Public Engagement, replacing former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms in the role.
SOURCE: Urgent Communications
DATE: February 27, 2023
Benjamin—a former mayor of Columbia, S.C., who filled leadership roles for multiple mayoral associations—will continue to chair the FirstNet Authority board through April 1, according to a FirstNet Authority spokesman. Benjamin was named chairman of the FirstNet Authority board in October 2021. FirstNet Authority board members are not scheduled to meet again in a regular open session until May 3.