Joshua Michaelis

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Speaking at:

FirstNet Innovation in Kansas

About this Speaker

Joshua Michaelis

Director
Rice County ECC

With an extensive twenty-nine years of public safety experience, Josh Michaelis brings a wealth of knowledge to the table, making him an asset in collaborating on successful technology and operational projects. His commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in the field underscores his passion for ensuring the well-being of the community.

Noteworthy is his involvement in multiple pilot technology projects aimed at receiving and distributing critical life safety data. Through his efforts, he has contributed significantly to enhancing emergency responders' capabilities, ultimately leading to successful outcomes for the frontier citizens of Rice County. Josh's dedication is evident in his advocacy for technology enhancements, ensuring that rural responders and citizens receive services equal to or better than those in metropolitan or urban areas.

Beyond his professional duties, Josh exemplifies the spirit of community service by actively volunteering in his local community. Where he served 15 years as president of the local school board. Balancing work and personal life, he places importance on spending quality time with his wife and two daughters.