Commerce Secretary Appoints FirstNet Board Members – including Hennepin County Sheriff

According to the press release

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the appointment of four individuals to serve on the Board of the First Responder Network Authority, including three new membersThe following are statements on today’s announcement from the FirstNet Board Chair Sue Swenson and the four appointees.

One appointee hails from Minnesota…

Richard W. Stanek, Sheriff, Hennepin County, MN: “I am extremely honored to be re-appointed to the Board. With the first-ever public safety network going live across the country, I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead to transform public safety communications and help first responders do their jobs safely and more effectively.”

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Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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