Mike manages the County’s critical dedicated wireless communications infrastructure and radio systems serving Fairfax County local government, schools and interoperability with the 23 localities in the National Capital Area. He has participated in multiple industry webinars and panels at APCO and IWCE and contributed to several white papers on broadband push to talk technologies.
Andrew M. Seybold SR
CEO /Principal Analyst , Andrew Seybold, Inc
Communications Technology Manager
Department of Information Technology
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Provided extensive expertise and support to public safety agencies across the country during rebanding. Worked with many separate agencies. The primary representative for CA State-Wide radio and infrastructure contract. Responsible for negotiations and fulfillment of large scale communications systems for commercial and government accounts.
Innovative and proven cyber executive and technologist. Over 25 years of focused and successful experience in Cyber Security/Defense, Continuity/Recovery of Operations and Information Governance. Extensive professional experience with public and private organizations at all levels of scale. Served two US Presidents, two Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chief Justice of the United States.
Dr. Curtis KS Levinson
Levinson & Daughters, LLC
Chair, SIEC Advisory Workgroup (SAW) WA State alternate Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC). A lead member and technical advisor on the Washington OneNet (WON) program. Over 25 years’ experience in the public and private sector. Served on committees for APCO, NENA, and the Public Safety Wireless Network (PSWN).
Principal Consultant, Blue Wing Services, Inc.
Engineering and project management radio communications consulting to public safety, business and industrial clients. Thirty years in the radio communications industry including time with EFJ and M/A-COM. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Designed and installed several large-scale, multi-jurisdictional public safety radio networks. Serves on NPSTC and IWCE committees and Mission Critical communications.
Experienced System Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Program/Project Manager, and System Technologist. Managed redesign and expansion of Los Angeles County’s public safety simulcast and conventional radio systems. Prior Administrative Manager for County of Orange Countywide Public Safety Communications System. Membership and close association with NPSTC, CAL-SIEC, CalOES, CPRA, the Radio Club of America and others.
Prior Vice President of Icom America, Inc. Ran Government and Industry Affairs, Federal Government Sales and consumer divisions. During his 25 years, was responsible for P25 and LMR product management. Past chair of TIA Private Radio Section, TIA TR8 Engineering Committee member, EWA Board of Directors, LMCC TIA Alternate, NPSTC TIA Liaison, past vice Chair NXDN Forum and IWCE Advisory Board. Testified regularly before FCC.
Instrumental in creation of FirstNet, a nationwide public safety broadband network. Previously as FirstNet technical consultant, he helped obtain spectrum and supported the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST), Public Safety Alliance (PSA), National Sheriff’s Association (NSA) and International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). Served on a number of prestigious advisory boards and received many awards from industry associations and government agencies in his 35+ years in the industry.
Dr. William “Vic” Maconachy
Vice President for Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer at Capitol Technology University, Laurel, MD
Over 30 years of wireless experience. Viewed as one of the “go-to” attorneys regarding spectrum utilization. Creates innovative answers to complex technological problems for radio manufacturers, frequency coordinators, radio engineers, public safety agencies, railroads and utilities.
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Shulman Rogers Cybersecurity Practice, helps implement data privacy policies, provides important assistance when breaches occur, and partners with the Firm’s litigation and government contracting teams on cyber litigation issues. Presidential Award - APCO International, Major projects: authoring rules for land mobile radio narrowbanding; representing hundreds of public safety entities in 800 MHz rebanding; authoring rules defining interference; writing and evaluating Requests for Proposal to implement public safety radio systems; and helping railroads acquire spectrum for Positive Train Control.
Principal, 5x9 Communications
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
Shulman Rogers Law Firm
Senior Account Manager, State of California
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
The leaders of GWTCA are well known, and established government professionals and industry leaders. They have a wide range of extensive experience and knowledge of both legacy and emerging technologies. With a deep understanding of government user applications, they are well equipped to guide GWTCA and represent our members
Sr. Program Mgr., Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) , State of WA
Also a full professor, he oversees the Distance Learning Services, Cyber Battle Lab, and Space Operations Institute. Previously Deputy Senior Computer Science Authority at The National Security Agency (NSA). He built a new generation development program for Cryptologic Computer Scientists. Principal architect for several national INFOSEC training standards in the national security systems community.
DENIS A. MARIN
Seasoned and Skilled Industry Professional