Gusa earns APCO lifetime membership

Published 1:52 pm Tuesday, May 30, 2023

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Grayson Gusa has been awarded a lifetime membership in the N.C. Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) during the 2023 NC Public Safety Communications Conference May 3 in Wilmington,.

Gusa’s contributions and commitment to the organization since 2003 have been recognized by his peers, as he becomes the 18th individual to be granted lifetime membership through a vote of the membership quorum. He was chapter president from 2019 to 2022.

“Having been a member of North Carolina APCO since 2003, it is a tremendous honor to become a lifetime member of an organization that has meant so much to me and helped me advance my career in public safety communications,” he said.

Residing in Salisbury, Gusa is training supervisor at the Davie 911 Center in Mocksville.

Gusa also serves the public safety community as a member of the N.C. 911 Board Education Committee as well as serving on the City of Salisbury Police Chief’s Advisory Board.

Founded in 1962, APCO serves as a resource for public safety professionals, fostering collaboration, education, and advocacy in the field of public safety communications with more than 1,600 members.

Through partnerships with government agencies, industry stakeholders, and public safety organizations, the association advocates for policies and technologies that enhance emergency response, ensure interoperability, and improve the overall safety of communities.

APCO supports the development and implementation of national public safety standards and initiatives.