TELECOMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR WINNERS

There are four categories to recognize public safety communications personnel who have demonstrated the highest levels of personal and professional conduct and performance in the line of duty. See you at the Summer Conference Awards

2015 Telecommunicator Award Winners 

CENCOM Team of the Year

Above Photo: 2015 Winners of the Telecommunicator of the Year Team Award

CENCOM Kitsap County, WA

Drew Tetrick, Bill Main, Laura Woodrum, Cristina DeMello, Jamie Aumock, Sarah Portrey, Christy Anderson.

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Jill Danielson Critical Award Winner

Above Photo: 2015 Winners of the Telecommunicator of the Year for Exemplary Handling of a Critical Incident Award

Jill Danielson, CENCOM (Award Recipient) 

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2015 Tech of Year Sustained Kirk Burress

Above Photo: 2015 Winner of the Technician of the Year for Sustained Superior Performance Award

Kirk Burress, Washington State Patrol D8 Bremerton (Award Recipient)

WSP Senior Telecommunications Specialist

 

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2015 Tele of Year Sustained Molly Elliott

Above Photo: 2015 Winner of the Telecommunicator of the Year for Sustained Superior Performance Award

Molly Elliott, RiverCom

Dispatch Supervisor

Pictured from left to right:  Director Jim Fosse, Dispatch Supervisor Molly Elliott and Operations Manager Misty Viebrock

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ABOUT THE AWARDS


Telecommunicator of the Year for Sustained Superior Performance

 

This award recognized the Telecommunicator who has maintained work performance far beyond what is normally required during the year. 

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Technician of the Year for Sustained Superior Performance

 

This award recognizes Technicians in all technological aspects of the communications center, including but not limited to radio, computers, phones, etc., who has maintained work performance far beyond what is normally expected or required during the year, or he/she has taken extreme measures to install or restore communications under adverse conditions.

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Telecommunicator of the Year for Exemplary Handling of a Critical Incident

 

This award recognizes the Telecommunicator who handled a critical incident in an exemplary manner that positively affected its outcome.

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Telecommunicator of the Year Team Award

 

This award recognizes the emergency communication team that handled an unforeseen or unusually challenging situation causing each nominee to handle additional responsibilities in addition to their regularly assigned duties. Nominees used uncommon methods to problem solve, teamwork to create a solution, and together were instrumental in making a difference in the outcome of the event.

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Do you have questions about the process? Please email Jay Atwood: jatwood(at)spokanefire(dot)org or use the contact form at the bottom of this page. Mail your applications to:

Jay Atwood

Fire Communications Division Chief

Spokane Fire Dept. - C.C.C.

1620 N Rebecca

Spokane, WA 99217

Office:(509) 532-8901

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