photo of Elias Gabe Elias (President-Elect) is the ECC Systems Manager at the Charlottesville - UVA - Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in 2000, at which time he joined the new IT staff at the ECC. Gabe's work includes not only IT and datacenter/network technologies, but also broad experience with wireless data networks, legacy and next generation 9-1-1 equipment and public safety two-way radio and interoperability systems. He took over systems management of the RPAC-I, on which committee he has served as secretary, vice chair, and chair. As RPAC-I chair, Gabe participated in the SIEC (and SIEC-CC) and helped update Virginia's SCIP and develop a regional interoperability field operations guide (IFOG) for Region 3. He worked on behalf of Virginia APCO to reinvigorate the SIEC governance in 2016 and continues to work with regional and state stakeholders on interoperability and COMLINC at every opportunity.