Bismarck, ND - Bill Haas, Supervisor and Elaine Czeczok, Communications Specialist II, recently received awards from the ND Chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO). Haas was named supervisor of the year for 2010 and Czeczok was selected as dispatcher of the year.
Haas has worked at State Radio for over 27 years and as a supervisor for the last seven. Czeczok has worked at State Radio for 33 years.
"These awards are recognition of Bill and Elaine's professionalism and dedication to State Radio and the citizens of North Dakota," said Mike Lynk, State Radio Director. "Their commitment to their profession ensures the public and our first responders are kept safe."
The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services provides 24/7 emergency communications and resource coordination with more than 50 lead and support agencies, private enterprise, and voluntary organizations to assist local jurisdictions in disaster and emergency response activities. It administers federal disaster recovery programs and the Homeland Security Grant Program.