We recently spoke with Bruce about how technology has changed incident management and how FirstNet will support the continued advancement of tools and resources for public safety.
By First Responder Network Authority
Bruce Fitzgerald joined the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) after more than 15 years in public safety and crisis management. He began his career at the Maine Emergency Management Agency where he served in several roles including homeland security grant coordinator and the State Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director.
Throughout his career, Bruce served in leadership roles with the National Emergency Management Association and Northeast States Emergency Consortium. He also coordinated the Emergency Response Team and Disaster Recovery Team during several major disasters, including an ice storm in 2014 and hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Irene, and Sandy.
Prior to joining the FirstNet Authority, Bruce worked at AT&T as a FirstNet principal consultant for Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, partnering with public safety agencies to adopt and implement FirstNet.