Richard Mirgon is one of three partners with Presidential Partners Consulting LLC and has been providing consulting service to state and local government and the private sector since 2009. He has over 30 years of public safety experience with the last 20 years in the public safety technology field. He is a Past President for the Association of Public Safety Officials International (APCO) and was APCO’s lead for the reallocation of the D Block spectrum to public safety and was a member of the Public Safety Alliance leadership until March of 2012. He retired in 2009 as the Director of Technology Services for Douglas County Nevada. The Technology Services Department includes public safety communications/911, information systems, emergency management, and animal control. He had held that position since 1991. Richard has participated in several national and statewide activities to include the FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee and the Commercial Mobile Alerting Services Committee. In December of 1999 he was appointed by Governor Guinn to the State Emergency Response Commission and served as Co-Chair from March 2001 until March of 2006. Additionally, he served as Co-Chair of the WMD/Homeland Security Steering Committee from 1999 thru the fall of 2003.