About the User Committee...
Chair, Dan Sathre, Lake County
Vice-Chair, Erik Jankila, City of Hibbing
The purpose of the User Committee is to:
Provide a forum for the participation of public safety communications
“users” from diverse backgrounds to create an environment leading to
effective operational use of interoperable communications systems
between agencies and services in Northeast Minnesota.
Promote the exchange
of information, experience and concepts related to public safety
and planning leading to greater levels of communication system
interoperability among agencies and jurisdictions.
Promote and encourage
the cooperation and sharing of resources among the members.
Propose and develop
policies and standards for adoption by the Northeast Minnesota Regional
Advise the Northeast
Minnesota Regional Radio Board on matters of protocol, procedures and
Each member of the JPO is able to appoint up to 5
members within their jurisdiction representing diverse disciplines. The
users are operational-level public safety practitioners.