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PSTA Board of Directors Selects Maggie Goodrich as Chair

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PSTA Board of Directors Selects Maggie Goodrich as Chair

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FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) Board of Directors recently selected Maggie Goodrich as Chair of the Board.

Ms. Goodrich is the former CIO for Public Safety for the City of Los Angeles, California, and worked with both the Los Angeles fire and police departments during her tenure.

Previously, Ms. Goodrich served in the Office of the Mayor as a Policy Director for Homeland Security and Public Safety, and held legal and technology positions in the public and private sector. Ms. Goodrich is an attorney with expertise in public safety grant funding, local government procurement, and IT contract negotiations.

Ms. Goodrich also served as a technology advisor for a review of the University of Cincinnati Police Department, as a consultant to the Chief of the Seattle Police Department, and as a Body Worn Video Subject Matter Expert for the Bureau of Justice Assistance.  She currently serves as a consultant to the University of Chicago Crime Lab and on the Baltimore, Cleveland and Newark police department federal monitorships.

"Maggie's leadership, background and expertise in all facets of public safety technology are well known, respected and recognized in the PSTA Board's unanimous selection of her to lead the association," said Sean Malinowski, Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief and PSTA Board member. "She brings a desirable combination of government and private sector experience to this role, which aligns perfectly with the composition of PSTA's members," he added.

Ms. Goodrich leads the nine member PSTA Board of Directors, comprised of both public safety and industry members, which will be overseeing the activities of the multiple technical subcommittees working to select and recommend relevant open standards and APIs for each respective topic area to ensure true operability among public safety broadband applications and technologies.

About PSTA
The Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA), comprised of telecommunications industry, public safety, and technology leaders, is a nonprofit coalition with a mission of adopting open, best-in-class, standards-based technology for the public safety user community. As broadband and narrowband networks evolve to meet the demands of first responders, so too must the standards evolve to ensure interoperability between and among the various networks, applications and databases upon which public safety users rely. For more information visit www.pstalliance.org.

Contact
Victoria Lee
Tel: 541-771-2144
Email: vicki@publicsafety.network

 

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SOURCE Public Safety Technology Alliance

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