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 twelve 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.

NEWS FROM TENA

2022-2023 TENA Board of Directors

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L to R:  Russell Freeman' Patricia Ledford; Mark Hutchison; Kim White; Shauna Atchison; Crystal Keys; Eric Carpenter; Rose White; Jeff Carney: Justin Crowther; Jimmy Long; James "Lynn" Thompson; Justin Whipple: Michael Spencer

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It is time to update our roster once again!


If you are an agency that currently participates in TN TERT, we need your updated member information.

For more information on what is needed and how to submit, go to

TN-TERT or click here.

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WELLNESS CONTINUUM

The NENA Continuum initiative is a comprehensive approach to wellness in the 9-1-1 industry.

Go to NENA Wellness Continuum to learn more.

MEMBER SERVICES

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JEFFERSON CO ECD/91-1-

     Emergency 

     Communications

     Specialist

RHEA CO. ECC -      

     911 Telecommunicator

     ** UPDATED SALARY **

WILLIAMSON CO -

     911 Dispatcher /

     Telecommunicator

SUMNER CO. ECC -

   911 Public Safety

   Telecommunicators &

   CallTakers

    ** UPDATED SALARY **


RUTHERFORD CO SO

     Communications

     Officer II 

     ** 04/11  UPDATE SALARY **

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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