The Communication Center Team:

Cathy Knutson
Nichole Ackerson
Jamie Ekwall
Braxton Rash
Carly Clinton
Krista Kobliska
Shawn Douglas
Christy Heit

Dispatch is a specialized field that requires mandatory training.  The criteria for obtaining and maintaining a dispatch Position is as follows:

  • BIST Training (One time school – 4 days)
  • Telecommunications Course (One time school – 40 hours)


Maintaining a certified dispatch position requires the following update training:

  • 8 hours of dispatch training (every year)
  • 6 hours of TTY certification (every 2 years)
  • CPR ceertification (every 2 years)


Dispatch Center Interior