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



The PCA is the root certificate authority for the NG9-1-1 Public Key Infrastructure. Find out more via a webinar courtesy of NENA. 


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.

7 October 2020

Monthly standing meeting of the Commission.

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