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FirstNet State and Local Grant Implementation Program

National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN)

The NPSBN is a subcommittee under the SIEC.  Current efforts in NPSBN outreach are being supported through a federal State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP).  Below are the personnel supporting this grant program known as OhioFirst.Net:


Program Manager Kelly Castle 

Comes to the program with over 27 years’ experience in or around public safety.  Kelly has been an assistant county prosecutor, assistant attorney general, legal advisor for the Columbus Division of Police and Columbus Fire Department, and Chief Counsel for Department of Youth Services.  She has served on many statewide task forces and trained many disciplines in investigation, legal, ethics and policy issues.


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