Don Patterson

Don Patterson

Speaking at:

Empowering First Responders: Coordinated Response with FirstNet Technologies

FirstNet in the Pacific: Communities Solving Unique Challenges Collectively

About this Speaker

Don Patterson

Senior Public Safety Advisor, FirstNet Authority
FirstNet Authority

Don Patterson is a seasoned Senior Public Safety Advisor for the First Responder Network Authority with over 24 years of experience in communications and security, alongside more two decades in public safety. He has experience leading teams servicing over 150 clients nationwide, excelling in delivering top-notch solutions across diverse industries. Don's dedication to public safety is evidenced by his achievements, including managing the cellular broadband network during the 2020 Cameron Peak Wildland Fire, Colorado's largest wildfire, and delivering impactful presentations to key organizations like the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the FirstNet Authority. With over two decades in the fire service, Don holds expertise in various disciplines and has served in leadership roles, including as a Lieutenant and Dive Rescue Team Coordinator. Currently, as part of the FirstNet Authority, he remains dedicated to enhancing public safety communications and sharing his expertise with others, ensuring a safer and more resilient future for all.