We hope that you all stay safe and we hope to see you in the Fall 2021 in Manhattan! We thank each and every one of you that submitted an award. We will celebrate our 2021 winners in Fall 2021, November 8th-10th, 2021.
We would like to thank the Colorado Chapter leaders for continuing to be our voting partner for our award nominations.
2020 Telecommunicator of the Year Went to
Terrence Silvia of Mitchell County!
2019 Telecommunicator of the Year Went to
Janea Fleming of Franklin County!
2019 Director of the Year, James Tweed of Jefferson County
2019 Line Supervisor of the Year,Erin Harrell of Shawnee County
2019 Team of the Year- Rice County Emergency Communications
Past Kansas Telecommunicators of the Year
2018 Mary Rothchild, Jewell County Sheriff’s Office 2017- Tiffany Vo, Sedgwick County Emergency Communications 2016- Heather Gerhardt, Shawnee County
2015 – Shinita Rice, Sedgwick County
2014 – Julia Holland, Sedgwick County
2013 – Elizabeth Scott, Shawnee County
2012 – Shawnee County (prior to Team Award)
2011 – Michelle Matson, Andover Police Dept
2010 – Karen Barnett, Lane County
2009 – Heather Farney, Hutchinson/Reno County
2008 – Gary Forbes, Hutchinson/Reno County
2007 – Toshia Hoover, Kiowa County
2006 – Diana Dover, Harvey County
2005 – Lisa Weers, Miami County
2003 – Don Gruver, Harvey County
2002 – Shelly Haskins, Hutchinson/Reno County
2001 – Kristin Gill, Sedgwick County
1999 – Liz Sauerwein, Harvey County
1998 – Kim Pennington, Sedgwick County
1997 – Linda Staats, Sedgwick County
Chapter Life Membership
Becoming a Chapter Life Member is a great honor. If you know of someone who deserves this honor please read this Life Member policy and fill out the APCO Life Member score card to return to the Board for review.
Michele Abbott; Received at the Spring 2009 Conference
Kenny Easterly (left); Received at the Fall 2009 Conference
Mary Messamore Received for many years of dedicated service as the Kansas Chapter Executive Council Rep.
Lance Royer; Life Membership Spring 2016 Conference
Elizabeth Phillips; Life Membership Fall 2018 Conference