Opening General Session

Monday, August 8
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Anaheim Convention Center

Open to all conference attendees and exhibitors. Badge needed for admission.

Keynote Presentation

Brent Gleeson
Navy SEAL Combat Veteran, Best-Selling Author, and Leadership, Culture and Engagement Expert

Leadership Lessons for Elite Teams

Brent Gleeson is a Navy SEAL combat veteran with multiple tours to Iraq and Africa and other theaters of war. He has become a successful entrepreneur applying lessons learned on the battlefield and his discipline as a former member of SEAL Team 5 to the world of business and writing.

Using stories of his SEAL Team experiences and his expertise in transforming businesses, Brent’s session will focus on leadership and building high-performance teams, as well as cultural and organizational transformation. Brent’s 10-principle program is for anyone who wants to lead change and achieve winning results.


Emergency Communications Center Awards Program Winners

Telecommunicator of the Year
Alonda Oates
Jacksonville Fire Rescue, Jacksonville, FL
Sponsored by
Director of the Year
Tina Buneta
Aurora 911, Aurora, CO
Sponsored by
Information Technologist of the Year
Kyle Boeddeker
Kitsap 911, Bremerton, WA
Sponsored by
Line Supervisor of the Year
Cherish Moon
Jeffcom 911, Lakewood, CO
Sponsored by
RF Technologist of the Year
Ron Polluconi
Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency
Beaverton, OR
Sponsored by
Trainer of the Year
Roger Martin
Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jefferson City, MO
Sponsored by
Team of the Year
Charlotte Fire Communications
Charlotte, NC
Sponsored by
Technology Leadership – Large
Snohomish County 911, Everett, WA
Technology Leadership – Small
Tazewell County 911, Tazewell, VA

Opening General Session sponsored by