July 2, 2020

Telecommunicators Recognized by Portland Oregon

East Portland Telecommunicator of the Year Travis Robinson

The Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications held a recognition ceremony where it honored several of its Telecommunicators for their contributions to emergency communications its in community over the past year.

The ceremony was a celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. An annual event, NPSTW seeks to recognize emergency communications professionals across the country as the unseen heroes of public safety.

I came to honor these first responders; these are the people no one sees. It’s important that we recognize the incredible work that they do

Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Telecommunicators recognized:

  • Telecommunicator of the Year – Travis Robinson
  • Coach of the Year – Sherrie Koss
  • Supervisor of the Year – Kory Oman
  • Outstanding Team Member – Mike Grimm
  • Champ Award – Bridget Rhodes

Congratulations to everyone!

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