Chantilly, VA - Oct 1, 2009 - Edward Czarnecki, Spectrarep executive vice president, has been elected to the EAS-CAP Industry Group (ECIG) board of directors by a vote of its members. The EAS-CAP Industry Group is a broad coalition of equipment, software and service providers to the Emergency Alert System (EAS). ECIG's mission is to promote the development, use and understanding of advanced Emergency Alert System capabilities - based on the Common Alerting protocol (CAP) - by broadcasters, government and other public warning stakeholders.
Czarnecki has been involved in the development and deployment of FEMA's Digital Emergency Alert System Program, which includes a wide range of partners and public broadcasters across the nation. He has also led the deployment of the CAP-based Alert Missouri program, a state-wide all-hazards emergency alert network.