Radio Technical Operations Committee
The MESB’s Radio Technical Operations Committee (TOC) meets to review technical and operational aspects of the metropolitan area ARMER system, such as requests to join the ARMER system, subsystem build-out plans, additions and/or changes to existing subsystems, and operational standards. The Radio TOC presents recommendations on these items to the Board for final approval.
The Radio TOC meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday* of the month at 1:00 p.m. All meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held in the Board Room of the Metropolitan Counties Government Center, 2099 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN, 55104.
*The meeting held in November is the exception to this rule and will be held the third Wednesday of the month.
2021 Radio TOC members:
Chair: Jake Thompson, Chisago County Sheriff’s Office
Vice-Chair: Ron Jansen, Dakota County
Cory DeMuth, Anoka County
Pete Sauter, Carver County Sheriff’s Office
Rod Olson, City of Minneapolis
Curt Meyer, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office
John Elder, Isanti County Sheriff’s Office
Jeff Bjorklund, Metropolitan Airports Commission
Victoria Vadnais, Metro Region EMS
Chad LeVasseur, Metro Transit
Mark Vandenberghe, Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association
Mike Mihelich, Ramsey County
Nick Schatz, Scott County Sheriff’s Office
Kyle Breffle, Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office
Chuck Steier, University of Minnesota Police Department
Nate Timm, Washington County Sheriff’s Office