Emergency Services Center 22 Wells Farm Road Goshen, NY 10924
Brendan R. Casey, Commissioner, Department of Emergency Services; Board Chair
James R. Bodisch,Sergeant, New York State Police
Frank Cassanite, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Emergency Medical Services
Craig Cherry, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Police Liaison Services
Kevin Hayes, Mobile Life Support Services
Alan Mack, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Emergency Management
Robert Reynolds, Chief, Montgomery Fire Department
Vini Tankasali, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Fire Services
Allen Wierzbicki, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Emergency Communications
All members of the Orange County Interoperable Emergency Communications Governance Board are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Legislature. View the Organizational Chart (PDF).
The Interoperable Emergency Communications Governance Board was created by Orange County Legislative Resolution Number 138 of 2010 and approved by the County Executive.
To improve public safety through enhanced communications interoperability (both voice and data) between local, county, state and federal agencies.
Establish communications interoperability as a high priority
Expand the countywide use of common language and to coordinate communications protocols
Increase interoperable capabilities and coordination by maximizing the use of existing communications systems and equipment as well as planning for future technology purchases
Enhance the knowledge and proper use of existing and future communications equipment by encouraging frequent and routine training for public safety personnel as funds become available