KWIEC Meeting Minutes
1:00 – 3:00 pm
June 20, 2005
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Building
200 Mero Street
Members Present – Ken Mitchell, Mark Rutledge, Michael Clark, Mary Pederson, Major Alecia Edgington, Bob Stephens, Joel Schrader, Rodney Murphy, Dean Peak, Sgt. David Lyons, Lt. Col. Cynthia Brooks, Mike Phillips, and Doug Tackett.
Visitors Present – Jim Barnhart, Ken Born, Ron Jackson, Brian O’Reel
Call to Order
Ken Mitchell, Chair, called the meeting to order and welcomed committee members and visitors.
Approval of Minutes
Ken Mitchell said Doug Tackett made a motion that the minutes from the March 21st meeting be accepted and Joel Schrader seconded.
Approval was unanimous
Minutes were approved
KWIEC Chairperson Announcement
Ken Mitchell thanked everyone for attending the KWIEC meeting and announced that he would be stepping down as the Chairperson of the KWIEC. Ken will be turning over the Chair to Jim Barnhart from the Commonwealth Office of Technology. However, Mr. Mitchell will remain a committee member by virtue of his position as the Executive Director of the 911 Coordinator. Mr. Mitchell then introduced Jim Barnhart to the group. Mr. Barnhart identified himself as the Director of Field Services of the KEWS Microwave Network and briefly discussed what the KEWS network operation entails. He also discussed on going projects such as the involvement with the digital microwave upgrade and the status of the RFP. Mr. Mitchell reiterated his support for the KWIEC and stated that he will continue to serve as an active contributing member of the KWIEC.