Gina LaRocca is the Operations Manager for South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) 9-1-1 Emergency Communications. Her responsibilities include developing policies and procedures for the 9-1-1 program, working with the Commission on State Emergency Communications, serving as the primary liaison between SETRPC and the twelve Public Safety Answering Point supervisors and the 9-1-1 Advisory Committee, and coordinating TELCO activities in the region.
Gina has been with 9-1-1 since 1993. She has a Bachelors Degree in Public Relations and a Masters Degree in Government Administration. In 2001, she was certified as an Emergency Number Professional (ENP) by the National Emergency Number Association.
As an active TENA member since 1993, Gina has presented programs for both state and national conferences. She is the current TENA East Region Coordinator, and a charter member of the 9-1-1 Public Educators of Texas. Gina currently serves on the NENA Wireless Public Education Subcommittee.
Other activities include serving on the Board of Directors for the Southeast Texas Press Club, Chairman of the Jefferson County Seniors and Law Together (SALT) council, and a member of the Orange County SALT council. Gina is also active in the Sabine Fire Chiefs Association, the Orange and Jefferson County Local Emergency Planning Councils and volunteers for Meals on Wheels.
Gina, a licensed pilot, enjoys flying, catamaran sailing and indoor rock climbing in her spare time.