Education Advisory Board

Mission Statement

It is the goal of the Education Advisory Board (EAB) to provide educational opportunities and resources to carry NENA’s message to its members and the broader public safety community. In addition, the EAB provides the NENA Executive Board with committee support in defining and developing NENA’s educational mission.


  1. Act as an advisory body and information filter for the Executive Board, committees, and staff
  2. Identify and advocate what types of products and educational offerings should be developed and offered for the education of the NENA membership
  3. Facilitate the development, review, and production of books, texts, video, internet-based resources, and/or any other materials or systems that support NENA’s educational initiatives and mission
  4. Participate in the marketing of educational offerings, materials, and other related NENA resources
  5. Develop and engage in activities and initatives that further the EAB’s mission and support the larger work of the Association


  • Eric Parry, ENP – EAB Chairman
  • Michelle Bland, ENP
  • Julie Harmon, ENP
  • LuSandra Harris, ENP
  • John Kelly
  • Susan Nelson, ENP
  • Tonya Pearce, ENP
  • Christy Williams, ENP
  • Ty Wooten, ENP
  • Linda Draughn-Woloski, ENP – NENA Executive Board Liaison
  • Chris Nussman – NENA Education Programs Manager

 Want to Get Involved?

The EAB is always looking for highly-qualified and motivated applicants who are willing to make the substantial time commitment necessary to develop and/or instruct courses for NENA. More information is available in the NENA Instructor Certification Guidelines document.