RedSky Group Director of Public Safety, Jerry Eisner, Appointed to NFPA 1221 Technical Committee

Sep 12, 2013

Committee appointment acknowledges Eisner’s thirty years of experience in Public Safety Communications Systems and recognizes his role as a Next Generation 9-1-1 Subject Matter Expert.

CHICAGO -- RedSky Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of automated E911 solutions, announces that Jerry Eisner, Group Director of Public Safety, has been appointed as a Principal member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Public Emergency Service Communication (PUF-AAA.)

Eisner’s appointment to this committee, charged with maintaining the “Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems (NFPA 1221)”, acknowledges his thirty years of experience in the telecommunications industry as well as his subject matter expertise related to Next Generation 9-1-1 communications. Eisner’s appointment to the committee also acknowledges RedSky’s leadership in guiding future requirements for Enterprise PBX Location Management for 9-1-1 and setting guidelines for Next Generation 9-1-1.

“I am honored to serve on the 1221 Technical Committee. My peers on the committee are experienced and dedicated to upholding the 1221 standard,” says Eisner. “I look forward to working with this committed group of professionals and representing RedSky Technologies, for the betterment of all aspects of public safety communications.”

“We are proud and excited that Jerry will represent RedSky on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Public Emergency Service Communication,” says Tony Maier, President of RedSky Technologies. “His depth of experience and leadership in the evolution of 9-1-1 communications will be an asset to the committee and his presence on the committee further reinforces RedSky's commitment to delivering innovative Next Generation 9-1-1 products and services to the marketplace." 

About the National Fire Protection Association
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks. NFPA membership totals more than 70,000 individuals around the world. Learn more at

About RedSky
RedSky is the leading provider of on-premise and cloud-based E911 solutions with more customers, more technology, and more experience than any other provider. More than a million workers, students, guests and visitors rely on RedSky for E911 protection. RedSky leverages legacy standards as well as the new National Emergency Number Association (NENA) i3 standards for Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG911) to help organizations provide effective 9-1-1 emergency response, comply with state E911 regulations and meet business requirements for safety, risk management and efficiency. For more information on the RedSky Horizon® Next Generation 9-1-1 product line, visit

Contact information:

Jerry Eisner, Group Director of Public Safety

RedSky Technologies, Inc.

(312) 432-5937

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