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iCERT Welcomes New Board of Directors Member, Mary Boyd

iCERT is thrilled to welcome Mary Boyd back to its Board of Directors. Boyd brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, and we are confident that she will once again make valuable contributions to our organization and help us achieve our goals.

Mary Boyd is a subject matter expert and consultant in 911-related issues, serving 40 years in the public safety space. She spent 24 years with Intrado and was formerly Vice President of Regulatory, Policy, and External Affairs for Intrado Life & Safety. Boyd's numerous contributions to public safety communications include active participation in FCC 911 regulatory proceedings and was instrumental in the adoption of landmark FCC 911 rules such as Docket 94-102, which established wireless call routing requirements; VoIP 911 proceedings; Text to 911; MLTS and 911 Dispatchable Location requirements. She has also served as a subject matter expert on 911 issues with Congress, the FCC, State 911 Authorities, and Regulatory Boards. She has served on many national forums, has co-authored publications, is a frequent speaker at public safety events, and has been recognized nationally for her accomplishments. Boyd has held many voluntary board positions with public safety associations, including previously serving on the iCERT Board of Directors and Executive Committee, as well as being a Past President of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), a founding member of the National Association of State 911 Administrators (NASNA), a former member of ATIS/NRSC, and has served many roles with FCC Advisory Boards including numerous CSRIC initiatives related to 911. Boyd's consulting company, Mary A. Boyd & Associates LLC, is based in Texas and has experience ranging from extensive PSAP knowledge to State 911 Program management.

When she is not working on her public safety efforts, Boyd is the Mayor of the City of Comanche, Texas, and Founder of Gateway of Hope, which is a maternity home for expectant mothers and their children. Mary also has grown children and is a mother to a 3-year-old. She holds an undergraduate degree from St. Edwards University, Austin, TX, and has completed advanced studies at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Please join us in congratulating Mary Boyd and welcoming her back to the iCERT board. We are excited to have her back on board and look forward to working together again to make a positive impact.

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