About Us

Meet the CCNC Board of Directors

Officers and Executive Board

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Justin Kirkland, CCNC President

Northwest Region Director

7

Bob Ricketts, CCNC Vice President

Southeast Region Director

5

Dave Rowe, CCNC Treasurer

Northeast Region Director

6

Matthew Jackson, CCNC Secretary

Metro Region Director

12

Jeff Vaughn

At-Large Director

10

Tom Hughes

At-Large Director

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Dean Davis

At-Large Director

9

Steve Leander

PPRCN Representative

1

Jeff Reynolds

At-Large Director

2

Ray Eccher

State User Representative

4

Mark Young

Southwest Region Director

3

Pam Monsees

State User Representative

Regional Board Directors

Metro Region

Matt Jackson – Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office

Dean Davis – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

Jeff Vaughn – Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Tom Hughes – Regional Transportation District

Vacant 

Vacant

Northwest Region

John Hildebrand – Mesa County Sherriff’s Office

Pat Smith – Garfield County Emergency Comm.

Justin Kirkland – Gypsum Fire    

Mick McQuilton – Eagle County

Todd Holzwarth – East Grand Fire Protection District       

Jason Nettles – Routt County

Northeast Region

Tom Ridnour – Kit Carson Cty Sheriff

Dianne Webber – Larimer Cty Sheriff

Carol Workman – City of Fort Collins

Adam Srsen – W-Y Communication

Dave Rowe – Larimer Cty Sheriff’s Office

Danette Martin – Morgan County

Southwest Region

Connie Johnson – Delta County Sheriff’s Office

Jon Cryer – Montrose County   

Drea Cole – Montrose Police Department

Mark Young – Montrose County Sheriff’s Posse

Vacant 

Vacant   

Southeast Region

Jeff Reynolds – Pueblo County

Ed Bretag – City of Colorado Springs

Dean O’Nale – Cripple Creek Fire Dept.

Bob Ricketts – City of Fountain  

Jeramy Garfield – PPCRN

Katie Hummel - El Paso County Sheriff's Office

State User Region

Jack Cobb - CDOT

Ray Eccher - CDPS

Jeff Davis - CDPS

Roger Harrington - CDOC

Eric Harper - CDONR

Amanda Alvarado - CDOT

 

 

Administration

CCNC Meeting Schedule

CCNC holds monthly meetings for the Technical & Operations Committees, Board of Directors, and Executive Board.  These meetings are typically held the first Friday of every month.  However, due to changing schedules, we strongly encourage you to check back every month to confirm meeting dates and times. 

Join Our Meetings

We invite all our members to participate in our monthly meetings, either in person or on-line via GoToMeeting.  To join the meeting please go to http://global.gotomeeting.com/join/539454405 or dial in using your phone to:  1-786-535-3211 and use Access Code:  539-454-405

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Fri 04

Public Meeting – 2021 Budget

December 4 @ 10:00 am
Mon 14

2020 & 2021 Executive Board Planning Session

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Committees

The following is a list of the current Committees:

Operations Committee

Policy and Procedure Sub-Committee

Training Sub-Committee

Mutual Aid Working Group

System Key Update Sub-Committee

Technical Committee

Application Review Working Group

Policy and Procedure Manual

We encourage participation by all CCNC Members. Please reach out to your Regional Director for more information

Justin Kirkland

1992

Colorado Division of Telecommunications hosted a statewide radio project forum exploring the needs of a statewide trunked radio system.

 

1995

A detailed project plan was published outlining the standards and user needs.

 

1996

Arapahoe, Jefferson, and Douglas Counties along with the City of Aurora and the State of Colorado created a CCS (Combined Communications System) M.O.U. for interconnecting their systems.

1997–1999

Douglas and Jefferson Counties install an APCO 16 combined digital trunked radio system with over 3,000 users on 8 sites.

1999

  • State of Colorado initiates a pilot test of Metro Denver radio users for State of Colorado using the Douglas - Jefferson Counties system.
  • State of Colorado completes the pilot and a multi-year and multi-phase effort is initiated based on Douglas - Jefferson Counties system.
 

2001

  • State of Colorado purchases APCO 25 project system using two zones for statewide radio capability. Statewide user meetings begin.
  • State of Colorado zones, site equipment, and subscriber units delivered for initial phases.
 

2002

  • CCNC WAS INCORPORATED August 8th.
  • Eastern Colorado zone installed and existing users on APCO 16 system converted to APCO 25 system.
  • Arapahoe County, Adams County, and Weld County radio systems integrate into the DTRS.
  • Northern Colorado Regional Communications (NCRCN) radio system integrates into the system.
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2003

  • Western Colorado subscribers added in Montrose.

2005

  • Third zone controller added through multiagency Homeland Security Grant funding for increased capacity for eastern Colorado radio sites and wire-line dispatch center connectivity.
  • Network First IP interoperability gateway integrated into DTRS for interoperability with the Denver, Denver International Airport, Aurora, Lakewood, and Arvada EDACS radio systems.

2007

  • First to implement a 700 MHz and 800 MHz combined system in the US.

2008

  • First to successfully complete a statewide 800 MHz rebanding of sites and subscriber equipment.

2009

  • Pikes Peak Regional Communications Network integrates into the system as the fourth zone.

2010

  • Successful test pilot of ISSI with the state of Wyoming’s VHF WYOLINK radio system.
  • Official discussions begin to explore the use of ISSI interface to allow interoperability and possible coverage extension with the State of Kansas Mutual Aid System and the Denver radio system.

2013- Present

  • Upgrades to system version 7.x
  • ISSI Implementation between Motorola and Harris cores; Cassidian core in the development stage
  • ISSI replaces the NetworkFirst interface
  • Replacement of aging backhaul equipment

System Information

The Digital Trunked Radio system is comprised of:

Sites - 239
Zone Controllers - 5
Radio Identifiers - 100,000+
Total User Agencies - 1000+

Approximate number of monthly transmits on the system: 9 million

The 239 antenna sites are spread across the state and divided between the five zone controllers.

The State of Colorado has been divided into Mutual Aid Channel (MAC) Regions for interoperability in regional areas.