State of Louisiana Parish Directors conference was held the week of January 17th, 2011 at the Jackson Barracks in New Orleans. This was the Annual Directors conference which had most of the 64 Parish Directors in attendance.
The Governors Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) supported the event with two of the Agencies pCom ® 300 trailer systems and one of the States Mobile Command Center Vehicles.
GOHSEP provided support for WiFi based lap top computers that managed training of the States Web EOC and Virtual Louisiana programs. The pCom’s ® also supplied the internet services for the Parish Director during their stay.
“Our pCom trailers and the Squire Tech satellite network easily supported the Directors internet cafe’, lap tops and telephone needs during this event. This provided great visibility for the Directors to experiance the satellite performance.” – Tactical Systems Branch Manager, La. GOHSEP