Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office E911 Coordinator Laurie Anderson ENP, was elected by the membership of the National Emergency Number Association to serve on its Board of Directors. Serving on the board, Anderson will lead the association’s mission to improve 9-1-1 through research, standards development, training, education, outreach, and advocacy.The organization works to provide an effective and accessible 9-1-1 service for North America, dedicated to making 9-1-1 and emergency communications work better, saving lives daily.
With over 15,000 members, NENA is dedicated to saving lives. Anderson, who will ascend to 1st Vice President in 2021 and then association President in 2022, has been a public-safety professional for nearly three decades. Active on both the local and national levels, she is a past president of the Florida NENA chapter and currently serves on the state’s E911 Board as an At-Large Representative. She sits on NENA’s Education Advisory Board and is a founding Co-Chair of the association’s Wellness Committee.
Laurie Anderson is a dedicated member of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, serving the community for over 29 years. Her diligent work towards the enhancement of agencies procedures, as well as the overall betterment of 9-1-1, is commendable. Her election to the NENA Board Of Directors is truly an honor that we are proud to applaud.Sheriff Bill Prummell
In 2018, Laurie Anderson successfully integrated the Text to 911 service with the county motto being “Call if you can, Text if you can’t.”
Anderson, along with additional Board of Director members, will be sworn in this June.