Seven year old Riley King was honored November 13th as a 911 Hero. Riley called 911 on September 15, 2013 when she was unable to wake her Grandmother who was having an unkown medical problem. Having been instructed how to use 911 by her mother, Riley remained calm, followed instructions from the Communications Officer and assisted in obtaining the correct address for her location. Due to her actions first responders were able to locate Riley and her Grandmother and perform life saving measures.
Assistant Director Mary Phillippi was awarded certification as an Emergency Number Professional (ENP). This coveted certification, presented by the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), shows that she has demonstrated a mastery of knowledge concerning the operations and management of a 911 communications center. The recognition as an ENP is seen throughout the 911 industry as a mark of excellence in her comprehensive body of knowledge, awareness of current issues and developments, and dedication to the profession.
Cheryl Stubbe has been promoted to Shift Supervisor for the Red River Regional Dispatch Center (RRRDC) in Fargo-Moorhead. Ms. Stubbe has worked at the Dispatch Center since 2007 where she has distinguished herself as an exceptional Public Safety Communications Operator and Communications Training Officer (CTO). Prior to coming to the RRRDC Ms. Stubbe worked as an Associate Geographic Technician in Fargo and as a Guidance Consultant in Chicago. She has a Masters in Science in Education from MSUM and volunteers her time outside of work for the FirstLink Hotline.