Emerging Technology Subcommittee

  • The Emerging Technology Subcommittee researches and addresses new and emerging technologies that affect PSAPs.  This includes providing training and documentation for PSAPs such as best-practice white papers, the annual Emerging Technology Forum, and Public Service Announcements to name a few. 

    Emerging Technology Subcommittee Chair:  April Heinze, State 911 Committee, National Emergency Number Association (NENA)

    Emerging Technology Subcommittee Members: 

    • Ms. Patricia Coates, CLEMIS 
    • Mr. Mike Muskovin, Motorola
    • Mr. Carl Rodabaugh, Midland County Central Dispatch
    • Mr. Matt Groesser, Kent County Sheriff Department
    • Mr. Tim McKee, Peninsula Fiber Network
    • Ms. Jaime Seling, Oakland County Sheriff's Office
    • Mr. Michael Armitage, Eaton County Central Dispatch
    • Mr. Jerry Nummer, Michigan Public Safety Communications System
    • Mr. Steven Stryd, Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center
    • Mr. Steven Berenbaum, State 911 Committee, AT&T
    • Mr. Mark Holmes, Department of Technology, Management and Budget

    Non Voting Members: 

    • Ms. Harriet Rennie-Brown, State 911 Office
    • Ms. Cindy Homant, State 911 Office                                                                                                                 

    Emerging Technology Subcommittee Meetings:

    2019 Meeting Schedule

    August 5, 2019 at 1 PM

    September 9, 2019 at 1 PM

    October 7, 2019 at 1 PM

    November 4, 2019 at 1 PM

    December 2, 2019 at 1PM


    Michigan State Police Headquarters, 7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, Michigan 48821

    The State 911 Emerging Technology Subcommittee has a vacant seat due to the upcoming retirement of Mr. Tim Smith from Ottawa County Central Dispatch. We are accepting applications beginning today through July 31, 2019.


    If you are interested, please submit your resume and a cover letter addressed to the subcommittee Chair, Ms. April Heinze, explaining your reason for wanting to be on the Emerging Technology Subcommittee and what expertise you can provide. 


    Please send it either electronically or by mail to:


    Ms. Harriet Rennie-Brown

    State 911 Office

    Michigan State Police

    7150 Harris Drive

    Dimondale, MI 48821


    The ETS aims to keep membership even between technology vendors and 911 communication center personnel so in this instance, preference will be given to 911 center staff.