Federal Engineering’s Neil Horden Reelected to The Project 25 Technology Interest Group Board of Directors
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, April 20, 2015 —Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) Chief Consultant, Neil Horden, has been reelected to the Project 25 Technology Interest Group (PTIG) Board of Directors.
Mr. Horden continues in his 5th years as a member of the Board of Directors of PTIG. Previous to his election to the Board of Directors in 2010, Mr. Horden held the position of PTIG Program Manager from 2003 through 2009, guiding the day-to-day operation of the organization.
The Project 25 Technology Interest Group is an industry advocacy organization whose mission is to advance the design, manufacture, evolution, and effective use of technologies defined by the Project 25 standardization process. PTIG provides the opportunity for its members to participate in decisions that influence the future of critical public safety communications systems.
Federal Engineering President Ronald F. Bosco commented; “As an industry wide organization, PTIG has a positive, ongoing impact on the evolution of public safety mobile radio standards. We are happy to contribute Neil’s time and expertise to worthy organization. PTIG provides a unique service to the first responder community in their advocacy of the Project 25 standards.”
Mr. Horden serves as Chief Consultant of Federal Engineering’s consulting practice headquartered in Fairfax, VA. Neil is a 30-year veteran of the wireless communications industry and began his career with Federal Engineering in 2004. Prior to joining FE, he was a Technology Strategy Manager with Motorola’s Cellular Subscriber Division. While with Motorola, he held various position in the Land Mobile Products Sector and iDEN Subscriber division, including Systems Engineering, Sales Engineering and Product Management.
Mr. Horden is a member of APCO and servers on their Commercial Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and the Radio Club of America (RCA). Mr. Horden serves on the MissionCritical Communications magazine editorial advisory board. In addition, he participates in several National Public Safety Telecommunications (NPSTC) working groups.
Federal Engineering provides a wide range of design and management services in public safety and public service communications involving LTE as well as traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems. FE also assists in the design and implementation of NG9-1-1, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects for 40 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients. Most recently, FE has expanded its service offerings to support FirstNet planning in anticipation of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.
In addition to its public sector work, Federal Engineering provides design and implementation support services for voice, data, and video networks used in the transportation, utilities, aerospace, finance, education, publishing, and computer services industries. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any particular technology, product, vendor, or approach.