Mission statement

The NG9-1-1 Interoperability Oversight Commission (NIOC) is the independent oversight governance body for the NG9-1-1 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Forest Guide, and other technical interoperability services key necessary for interoperability and security in NG9-1-1 in North America and beyond. These services are required under standards promulgated by NENA: The 9-1-1 Association and the Internet Engineering Task Force IETF. NIOC sets the rules and policy for operating these services and performs oversight for their day-to-day operation, including compliance and finances.

For more information about what we do, read our bylaws

Frequently Asked Questions


Upcoming Meetings

Commission matters and meetings are generally open to the public. Additionally, each quarter, the first meeting of the Commission is open to the public. For information contact us at

Review our sunshine/open meetings policy here.

NIOC Monthly Meeting

10 July 2024 12:00 PM ET

Regular scheduled meeting of the Commission.

This is a public meeting.

In accordance with its bylaws and sunshine policy, the first NIOC meeting of each quarter is a public meeting. Accordingly, the meeting for July 10, 2024 at 12:00 ET will have a portion available to the public, with dedicated time for the public to address the Commission.

Members of the public may join via Zoom: with passcode 443252.  Please note that NIOC may enter executive session to discuss any sensitive topics, such as contractual matters.

If you have any questions, would like to attend the meeting or would like to submit anything for the agenda, please contact us at

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