Saugatuck Township Fire Chief Greg Janik Named By Governor To State Board
Saugatuck Township Fire Chief Greg Janik has been named by Gov. Rick Snyder to the state’s Public Safety Communications Interoperability Board.
Janik joins Ken Morris of Lowell, Curtis Parsons of Tecumseh and Troy Stern of Tecumseh Public Safety on the board.
The board oversees Michigan’s 800 MHz radio system and telecommunications network, which provides statewide interoperability in digital clarity to its members.
It also adopts procedures governing the organization and operations of the Michigan Public Safety Communications System. The board is also responsible for advising the governor on all interoperability aspects of current and future technology in the state to ensure the public safety community is well prepared today and in the future with the emergency communications ecosystem.
“These first responders will do great work on this board and I thank them for their service to their community and state,” Snyder said.
Janik will serve the remainder of a four-year term expiring April 30, 2019. Morris, Parsons, and Stern with serve four-year terms expiring April 30, 2020.
“I am honored to be asked by the governor to serve on the Public Safety Communications Interoperability Board,” said Janik. “This is an important responsibility and I look forward to working together with fellow board members to help protect our citizenry.”