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"To develop and share 9-1-1 educational programs, resources and network with other Public Safety agencies.” 


We are comprised of representatives of 
9-1-1 Districts, Home Rule Cities and Councils of Governments.



  • Created and Adopted new Bylaws in July 11, 2018.

  • Continued public education sessions at state and national level.

  • Supported Public Educator of the Year and 9-1-1 Kid Hero award nominations in conjunction with the Texas Public Safety Conference.

  • Continued contributions to the newsletters with state and national publications.

  • Sent out brief updates following 9-1-1 Public Educator of Texas meetings with items of interest discussed at the meetings.


Christy Williams        1998-1999

Patti Cross.                1999-2001

Alisa Simmons          2001-2003

Vereda Koch             2003-2005

Bettie Grimes            2005-2007

Patti Davis                 2007-2009

Susan Rodriguez      2009-2011

Cindy Bridges           2011-2013

Charlesetta Malone  2013-2015

Andrea Wilson          2015-2017

Pam Frisk                  2018-2018

JoAnne Gilliam         2019-2020

Lisa Aguilar               2020-2021

Audrey Wilbourn      2021- 2022

Pattie Hannon          2022- 2023

Leticia Truex            2023-

Historical Items of Interest

On March 04, 1994, the first 9-1-1 public educators' meeting was held at the Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Network (GHC), in Houston, Texas.

Ms. Sonya Lopez-Public Information/Education Officer of GHC sent an invitation to all district, home rule city and council of government 9-1-1 public educators to meet at the GHC offices. The message that Ms. Lopez expressed was that everyone had their own problems and concerns about spreading the correct message about 9-1-1. Hopefully, a uniform message for the state of Texas could be established. From this first meeting of 12 in attendance, the official group of the 9-1-1 Public Educators of Texas was formed. No minutes were taken at this first meeting.

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