From the beach to the mountains, North Carolina has amazing 911 professionals at work 24 hours a day. NC NENA is here to support each of our members and provide training, information, support, and knowledge.

As The Voice of 9-1-1™, NENA is on the forefront of all emergency communications issues. The association serves its members and the greater public safety community as the only professional organization solely focused on 9-1-1 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. With more than 16,000 members in 52 chapters across the United States and around the globe, NENA promotes the implementation and awareness of 9-1-1, as well as international three-digit emergency communications systems.

NENA works with 9-1-1 professionals nationwide, public policy leaders, emergency services and telecommunications industry partners, like-minded public safety associations, and other stakeholder groups to develop and carry out critical programs and initiatives, to facilitate the creation of an IP-based Next Generation 9-1-1 system, and to establish industry leading standards, training, and certifications.

Through the association’s efforts to provide effective and efficient public safety solutions, NENA strives to protect human life, preserve property, and maintain the security of our communities.


NENA is an organization dedicated to saving lives through the improvement of 9-1-1 services in North America, and beyond. We are committed to making a difference through our work and our collective 9-1-1 association. NENA membership is based on the calendar year and all memberships expire December 31 of the year joined unless payment is received after October 1, in which case your membership will be valid through December 31 of the following year.

Member Benefits at a Glance


  • Membership in your local chapter
  • Subscription to The Call magazine
  • Bi-weekly membership updates
  • Members-only discounts on national and chapter event
  • Discounts on courses and webinars
  • Access to the comprehensive membership directory
  • Members-only resources on nena.org
  • Access to industry experts
  • Representation in DC and across the nation

To join NENA or renew your membership, click below.

https://www.nena.org/page/Benefits