Brad Stoddard has been with the State of Michigan over 20 years with various leadership and Director roles of Public Safety Services and Information Technology for the Michigan State Police, Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Michigan Department of Transportation, and with Michigan’s Public Safety Communications System (MPSCS). Brad has been past chair and vice chair of APCOs Broadband Committee, is Vice Chair of FEMA Region 5 Regional Emergency Communications Coordination Working Group (RECCWG), is Vice Chair of the Michigan State Interoperable Governing Board, NPSTC governing board member, P25 steering committee member and participates in various other national, regional, and statewide working groups focused on public safety technologies and communications.
Brad has been at the forefront of the nationwide public safety broadband wireless network and a recognized speaker on public safety communications and applications, and application security. Brad is the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) for MI, is involved in many national workgroups and organizations and has advised National Governor’s Association on public safety communications planning across the nation.
Brad holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Colorado Tech. Prior to joining the State of Michigan, Brad’s background included research and development work with the Department of Defense with Space and Defense companies.