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Gov. Perry Appoints Buchholtz to Commission on State Emergency Communications

Monday, November 29, 2010  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed William "Bill" Buchholtz of San Antonio to the Commission on State Emergency Communications for a term to expire Sept. 1, 2015. The commission helps cities, counties and emergency communication districts implement and maintain enhanced 9-1-1 emergency communications and poison control center services throughout the state.

Buchholtz is executive director of the Bexar Metro 9-1-1 Network District. He served as a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and was a commander of various Electronic Security Squadrons in the U.S., Thailand, Greece and Saudi Arabia. He is also a past commander of the European Electronic Security Division of the U.S. Air Force, and commander of the Air Force Intelligence Command's 26th Intelligence Wing in Germany. Buchholtz received a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Michigan, and is a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College in Virginia and Air War College in Alabama.

 

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