David Lucas has over 28 years of experience working with state and local governments in E9-1-1, GIS and IP networking capacities. As Director of E9-1-1 for Lexington, Kentucky, Lucas finalized the migration thru Phase II wireless 9-1-1 for the city and assisted Kentucky in becoming one of the first states to accomplish complete statewide Phase II availability. Lucas established a regional IP-based network to increase the efficiency and reliability of 9-1-1 services to partnering agencies through a cost sharing cooperative arrangement. He supervised all 9-1-1 telecommunicator positions in the city, and developed a solution to consolidate the area’s two independent PSAPs. An experienced GIS analyst, Lucas founded the GIS Section at the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
Lucas is experienced in managing and executing all phases of 9-1-1 implementation, including Enhanced and Next Generation migration plus PSAP operational and consolidation projects.