Deputy Assistant Director
Texas’ Single Point of Contact for FirstNet
Statewide Interoperability Coordinator
Todd Early is the Deputy Assistant Director of the Public Safety Communications Service for the Texas Department of Public Safety. He has oversight of 26 communications facilities, 10 wireless communications radio shops and the State’s mobile emergency communications program.
Todd is the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) and the Texas Single Point of Contact for the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). He is the Public Safety Advisory Council (PSAC) member representing the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC) and is the Chair of the Early Builders Working Group.
Deputy Administrator, Technical Services
Eddie Wilson is the Deputy Administrator, Technical Services of the Public Safety Communications Service for the Texas Department of Public Safety. He has oversight of the Public Safety Broadband Program, RF Technical Services (Communications Radio Shops), as well as involvement with the Statewide Interoperability Office. He possesses over 18 years’ experience in public safety communications both at the local and state level.
Karla Jurrens, PMP
Public Safety Broadband Program Coordinator
Deputy Statewide Interoperability Coordinator
Karla Jurrens is the Program Coordinator for the Texas Public Safety Broadband Program as well as the Deputy Statewide Interoperability Coordinator with the Texas Department of Public Safety. Karla began working with law enforcement after joining the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas in 2006. She has assisted agencies across the state with technical issues, as well as supported the statewide efforts for regional communications planning.