Public Safety Communications Interoperability Board

The Public Safety Communications Interoperability Board, Michigan's 800 MHz radio system and telecommunications network, provides statewide interoperability in digital clarity to its members throughout the state and adopts procedures governing the organization and operations of the Michigan Public Safety Communications System.
 
The Board may establish advisory workgroups or task forces composed of persons representing law enforcement or other governmental or tribal public safety agencies or organizations that operate or utilize public safety communications systems in this state, including, but not limited to, a task force on communications interoperability. The Interoperability Board also may invite the participation of federal homeland security, law enforcement, emergency management, or communications agency officials and personnel, including, but not limited to, federal officials or personnel serving as liaisons to the Interoperability Board. The Interoperability Board may adopt, reject, or modify any recommendations proposed by an advisory workgroup or task force.
 
The Board may serve as the regional public safety frequency coordination committee to the extent required for this state's compliance with rules or regulations of the Federal Communications Commission or other federal agency.
 
The Board also may recommend best practices and oversight mechanisms for the implementation of public safety communications systems interoperability and standards in this state.
 
The 16 member board includes 9 members appointed by the Governor.
 
 
Statute
 
 
Contact Information
 
Brad Stoddard
Director
Michigan Public Safety Communications System
Phone: (517) 284-4101
Email: stoddardb@michigan.gov or 
mpscs@michigan.gov 
 
Members
  
Bryce Tracy, St. Ignace
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/18

Adam Carroll, Hartland
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/18

Eddie Washington, Farmington Hills
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/18

Michelle La-Joye Young, Caledonia
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/19
 
Gregory Janik, Saugatuck
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/19
 
Ronald Bush, Cassopolis
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/19
 
Kenneth Morris, Lowell
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/20
 
Troy A. Stern, Tecumseh
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/20
 
Vacant
Local emergency first responders
Term ends 4/30/20