Steve Proctor set to receive APCO leadership award

Steven H. Proctor Steven H. Proctor

An RCA member since 1992 and Fellow since 1995, Steven H. Proctor has been named to receive the Leadership in Advocacy Award at the APCO International Third Annual Public Safety Communications Leadership in Policy Awards Dinner at the Park Hyatt in Washington on April 19. Steve is the executive director of the Utah Communications Agency Network (UCAN).

Here is the description from the website:

“Mr. Proctor is a 37-year veteran of public safety communications serving in many capacities. UCAN is a cooperative of state and local government agencies that have partnered to construct and maintain a wide area communications system covering 12 counties. The system supports public safety communications for over 125 agencies and 30 E9-1-1 dispatch centers. UCAN provided radio communications for its public safety agencies and the 2002 Olympic and Para-Olympic Winter Games. During this three week time frame the system processed over 10 million calls.

“Mr. Proctor is active in national issues serving as National President of the Association of Public Safety Officials (APCO) from 94-95. He is a member of the SAFECOM Executive Committee, which is raising the awareness of interoperability requirements nationwide. He has served on many committees and groups concerned with spectrum allocation and interoperability for public safety agencies. He has long been a champion of public safety communications and interoperability and continues to support and foster any activities which promote that cause.”

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.