The TAC Association began in 1990 when a group of Terminal Agency Coordinators from different areas within the state met at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth, Georgia to discuss the formation of a professional association made up of TACs.
The Organization was officially formed in 1991 with an interim slate of officers who were selected to guide the Association in it’s infancy. Ninety-nine Charter members formed the membership initially and their purpose was to link TACs together to give a united voice, provide and enhance training at GCIC/TAC Seminars. This Organization assists its members in all matters pertaining to the job as a Terminal Agency Coordinator.
The Association has evolved over the years from an organization which was originally established as a training and networking association to becoming an organization that provides an unlimited amount of resource material and information to Terminal Agency Coordinators.
GCIC originally held a Spring and Fall conference in Forsyth then in 1996 the conference was held at West Georgia College in Carrollton due to Georgia hosting the Olympics. The following year the conference was moved to Jekyll Island, Georgia. The GCIC/TAC conference was held at this location for nine years. In 2006, GCIC signed an agreement with the City of Savannah to host the annual conference. Since moving to Savannah, the number of people attending the conference has grown to over 950 following the tenets of our creed…Commitment, Leadership and Excellence.
In 2010 and 2011, due to the TAC Conference being canceled, the TAC Association partnered with the Georgia Emergency Communications Conference. We greatly appreciate the hospitality from the GECC Committee members, Georgia Chapters of NENA and APCO. The conference last year was wonderful and this year promises to even be better. There will be a wide range of training available.