2nd Quarter Meeting - Gulf Shores, AL. April, 23, 2015 (in coordination with the Annual State GIS Conference)

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Executive Board Meeting 

Thursday April 23, 2015

Quarterly Membership Meeting at 10:00 AM

2015 GIS of Alabama Conference
Registration is now open!
April 21-23, 2015
Cultural Center Auditorium
19470 Oak Rd W
Gulf Shores, AL

Early registration fee is $100 until April 10, 2015. After that date, the registration fee will go up to $125. On-site registration will be available.

To register, go to absorb.alacop.gov & click on "Register & View Courses". PLEASE NOTE that all registrants must register themselves. Please do not register for multiple people to attend using one account.

All conference & hotel information can be found on the GIS Alabama website gis.alabama.gov.

If you have any questions, please contact Jaime Lambert at (334) 517-2559 or Jaime.Lambert@alea.gov.


Ebola Screening Guidelines for EMS/911

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States online at 

Text to 9-1-1

Attached are copies of a sample request letter for Text to 9-1-1 services and the contact information for the four Tier 1 wireless carriers that Districts will need to use to request Text to 9-1-1 service.  

Lee Moore (lee.moore@911consult.com) provided the generic letter and contact information of the carriers.  Ray Preston (ray.preston@att.com) provided the letter to AT&T.  

Awards Program Information

Everyone please see the attached Nomination Forms and associated criteria for the nominations.

Awards Program committee will announce submission dates. 

Training Survery

Attached is the survey on Training that we intend to ask our Alabama agencies to respond to.  The purpose of the survey is to establish a baseline for Alabama so that the Training and PSAP Standards Committee can begin putting together the outline of a plan to accomplish and establish training levels and standards within the State.  We desire that everyone have buy-in to this program and this offers them an opportunity beyond the Committee members representing them.  Obviously, the plan will cover a great deal more than just class offerings and standards.  It will also answer questions abou