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TENNESSEE EMERGENCY NUMBER ASSOCIATION

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OUR ORGANIZATION

The Tennessee Emergency Number Association (TENA) is a not-for profit corporation which was established in 1985 following the passage of the Emergency Communications Act.  The membership of TENA is comprised of public safety communications professionals representing the Emergency Communications District's throughout Tennessee. In addition, a number of individuals from commercial and industrial firms hold membership.

TENA is governed by a thirteen member Board of Directors who are elected for two-year terms at the organization's Annual Conference.

Our members are dedicated to making 9-1-1 and emergency communications work better.

We measure our success in the lives that are saved by 9-1-1 each day.

OUR MISSION

To foster the technological advancement, availability and implementation of a universal 9-1-1 emergency telephone system by promoting research, planning, training and education.

OUR OBJECTIVES

The protection of human life, the preservation of property and the support of general community security are TENA's main objectives. TENA serves as a unified voice and a source for networking for Emergency Communications Districts across the state.  Acting as a unified organization to represent the interests of all districts statewide, TENA takes an active role in both legislative and operational concerns.

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CLICK ON THE LOGO TO GET MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE.

As more plans are finalize the Conference pages will be updated.

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NENA LAUNCHES WORKFORCE-RECRUITMENT RESOURCES TO HELP COMBAT THE 9-1-1 STAFFING CRISIS

NENA is proud to announce the launch of new workforce-recruitment resources to help 9-1-1 centers attract talent to the emergency-communications profession and address the 9-1-1 staffing crisis.

The four video PSAs – available for free to any 9-1-1 center or 9-1-1 authority – promote the rewarding and meaningful jobs available in the emergency-communications field; they can be used in recruiting and hiring efforts to reach candidates and educate them about the benefits of a career in 9-1-1. You can view and download the videos here

To view the videos, click here

POST TRAGEDY CARE PLAN

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As call volumes surge nationwide, the mental health of our 9-1-1 professionals is paramount. To support them, NENA has curated a comprehensive "Post Tragedy Care Plan Checklist" for 9-1-1 leaders. This resource offers vital guidance on how to effectively assist staff during and after high-impact events.

Download the checklist here to help ensure the well-being of our heroes:

https://cdn.ymaws.com/.../0001_POST_TRAGEDY_CHECKLIST_.pdf

#911EducationMonth   #911Strong

MEMBER SERVICES

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HAMBLEN COUNTY ECD -

     Architectural Services for Hamblen County

     9-1-1 Renovation

PROFESSIONAL LINKS

TECB      TBI     TEMA       HOMELAND SECURITY       FEMA
NENA       APCO       NCMEC
STS GIS SERVICES       FCC      TDOT SmartWay
NWS-Morristown       NWS-Nashville       NWS-Huntsville       NWS-Memphis       USGS-Earthquakes
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