Started in Public Safety as an EMT in 1981...became a paramedic, supervisor, manager, director, and VP...then in 2004 began work in a PSAP as the Technical Manager. Completed MBA December 2010.
Keith Flewelling assumed the role of Executive Director in January 2016. His extensive knowledge, skills, and abilities were gained from education and over 38 years of public safety work experience. Keith is not a technician or engineer but much of his work experience has been managing technical personnel and systems.
Keith spent 20 years working at American Medical Response (AMR) – his last position at AMR was Vice President of Operations for Oregon and SW Washington, but he spent many of his years there as the Communications Director for the region. The Communications Division responsibilities included land mobile radio, telephony, call intake, dispatch services and systems. After leaving AMR in 2004, he became the Technical and Support Services Division Manager at Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA). In this role, Keith managed the Clark County Public Safety Radio System, an 800 MHz trunked simulcast system, as well as all technical personnel and systems for the agency. In 2012, Keith joined the ADCOMM Engineering team as a senior consultant, providing management and operations consulting within the public safety communications industry.
Over the past several years, Keith has been very active with the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), both in Washington State and nationally; member of the Washington State Interoperability Executive Committee (SIEC) representing Washington State APCO/NENA and State E911 Advisory Committee representing NENA .