LETHBRIDGE: A Lethbridge emergency dispatcher has be recognized for excellence under
Local Communication Specialist Eric Pelzmann was honoured with the 2013
Communication Specialist of the Year Award during a ceremony Thursday morning at
Pelzmann has been a member of the PSCC for just over a year and was one of
the Communication Specialists working during the wildfire on September 10th, 2012. At
the time he was the most junior call taker in the room and was working in the
fire dispatch position. He handled an above average volume of calls during the
incident as well as managing resources, monitoring transmissions for multiple
agencies, tracking efforts in relation to the fire and ensuring medical calls
were attended to all while remaining calm and collected.
The Communication Specialist of the Year is a peer-nominated distinction that
honours a member of the Lethbridge Public Safety Communications Centre for their
leadership, professionalism and teamwork. The award is handed out annually
during National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week.
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12/8/2013 11:48:37 AM
Source: Tristan Tuckett - (@TristanTuckett on Twitter) -- Country 95 News / Photo credit to Country 95 News