Lyndonville, NY - Oct 20, 2010 - Monroe Electronics has hired Edward Czarnecki as the company's director of strategy, development and regulatory affairs. In this position, Czarnecki will guide strategic development of the company's emergency alert system (EAS) technologies, including its One-Net EAS system for cable providers and the Digital Alert Systems' DASDEC units for radio and television broadcasters. Czarnecki also will serve as a conduit between the company's customers and the associations, legislators, and federal communications agencies that serve the emergency communications industry.
Czarnecki has had extensive experience in working with federal agencies to develop realistic and comprehensive Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) regulations that best support both broadcasters and the public at large. He recently served on the FCC Commercial Mobile Service Alert Advisory Committee (CMSAAC), the FCC Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) and the CAP Introduction Working Group. Czarnecki is a founding member of the board of directors for the EAS-CAP Industry Group (ECIG) and is the chair of the EAS CAP Distribution Network Working Group for the industry's EAS CAP Roadmap Coordinating Committee.
Czarnecki holds a doctorate in international relations with an emphasis on national security policy from Georgetown University and a master's degree in government public administration from St. John's University, among other certifications and degrees. He joins Monroe from J2B Tech, where he handled business development for the company's information assurance and intelligence analysis solutions. Czarnecki has also served as the executive vice president for SpectraRep a provider of emergency alert and desktop alerting systems.