Richard Mirgon has over 30 years of public safety experience with the last 20 years in the public safety technology field. After retiring as the Director of Technology Services where he managed Public Safety Communications, Information Technology and Emergency Management for Douglas County Nevada Richard has been working part-time for the State of Nevada as a team leader for one of the state’s interoperability grant programs. Richard is a Past President for the Association of Public Safety Officials International (APCO), is APCO’s lead for the reallocation of the D Block spectrum to public safety and represents APCO on the FCC Emergency Response Interoperability Center Public Safety Advisory Committee. Richard has participated in several national and statewide activities to include the FCC’s Intergovernmental Advisory Committee and the Commercial Mobile Alerting Services Committee.
Prior to his employment with Douglas County, Richard spent 13 years with Jefferson County Colorado as a Deputy Sheriff and worked as a Special Projects Manager for the Board of County Commissioners. Richard served four years in the United States Air Force as an intelligence analyst assigned to the National Security Agency. Richard holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science.