Martin To Appoint FCC Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau Chief
February 23, 2007 at 9:58 AM (PT)
FCC Chairman KEVIN MARTIN today announced his intention to appoint DEREK POARCH the FCC’s Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau Chief. POARCH is presently the Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police at the UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA at CHAPEL HILL. In his new role, he will oversee the bureau responsible for FCC activities pertaining to public safety, homeland security, emergency management and disaster preparedness.
"Public safety is one of the Commission's and my top priorities, and I am very pleased that Chief POARCH, who is a highly accomplished and nationally respected law enforcement officer, has agreed to head our bureau," MARTIN said.