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2009 California Public Safety Association Awards

Award Recipient Photos
Dispatcher of the Year
Winner Angela Soria
Riverside Police Department
Runner Up Melissa Wintersole
West Cities Police Communications
Honorable Mention Kelli Dozier
Riverside County Sheriff's Office

 

Supervisor of the Year
Winner Eddie Pickett
Los Angeles County Fire Department
Runner Up Tracy Gracia
San Diego Fire Rescue
 
Honorable Mention Evonne Jones
Inglewood Police Department
 

 

Outstanding Performance by Team
Winner - Fire/EMS San Diego Fire Rescue - Miguel Alfaro, Susana Bennett, Dennis Cornelson, Christina Doumbia, Stephanie Galbicka, Bobby Hendrick, Elaine Maisen, Joe Patino, Allen D. Rivas, Dena Sickels, Alex Vasquez, Tracy Gracia, Nicholas Fliter and Susan Infanto  
Winner - Police/Sheriff Glendale Police Department - Mary Gonzales, Jennifer Fullerton, Ronald Villagracia, Sally Chong and Mary Cole
Runner up Anaheim Police Department - Yolanda Gonzales, Michelle Edwards, Diane Fellner, Sylvia Clark, Dawn Hernandez, Stacy Latshaw, Heather Madrick, Arthur Proctor, Lesley DiBenedetto, Jennifer Brandstetter, Melanie Wiley, Lori Murphy, Michelle Siemer and Heidi Geary  
Honorable Mention Montebello Police Department - Patty Barron and Iris Alvarez

 

Outstanding Performance by Individual
Winner - Fire/EMS Cassandra Gutierrez
Riverside Fire Department
Winner - Police/Sheriff Tavia Rodriguez
Riverside County Sheriff's Office
Runner-Up Roberto Lopez
Los Angeles Police Department
Honorable Mention Anna May
Simi Valley Police Department

 

Special Recognition
Fire Anaheim Police Department - Amy Blake, John Carter, Cindy Cruz, Ryan Dedmon, Shannon Jacobson, Stacy Latshaw, Desiree Martinez, Long Pham, Steven Querry, Kurt Wallace, Toni Washington and Debe Wuest  
Training Program Inglewood Police Department - Diane Balthard, Jennifer Garcia, Beverly Lockhart, Sheila Madere-Belson, Meran Metter, Rhonda Rolison, Carla Smith and Allen Sutton
MetroLink Los Angeles Sheriff's Office - Pamela Donald and Michael Salazar

 

2008 California Public Safety Association Awards

Award Recipient Photos
Dispatcher of the Year
Winner Bryan Webb
Los Angeles County Fire Department
 
Runner Up Pam Rodriques
Oxnard Police Department
 
Honorable Mention Mary Weiler
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
 

 

Supervisor of the Year
Winner Danah DeVries
Oxnard Police Department
 
Runner Up Renee Talley
Inglewood Police Department
 
Honorable Mention Joseph Webster
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
 

 

Outstanding Performance - Team
Winner Carlsbad Police Department - Lee Henderson, Simone Place, Bethany Maggi, Matthew Thompson

Runner up Oxnard Police Department - Lori Shank, Alicia Gonzales, Judy Tatro, Sharon Radcliffe
Honorable Mention Riverside Police Department - Joseph Christopher, Janene Amador, Toni Burbank, Monique Cisneros, Chris Cros, Valerie Driskill, Corrie Goedhart, Cassandra Gutierrez, Kelly Monteleone, Lory Nichols, Diane Silva, Angie Soria, Kim Moyer, Dava Austin

 

Outstanding Individual
Winner April Gilbert
Riverside County Sheriff's Department
Runner-Up Jose Guzman
Los Angeles Police Department
Honorable Mention Larinna Beeles
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
Honorable Mention Gina Martin
Oxnard Police Department

 

Other - Special Award
Winner Brenda Yates
Murrieta Police Department

Runner-Up Eugene Gibb, Tracy Page,  Mary Vega, Leslie Smith, Maria Guerrero, Maria Ramos
Team Training - Los Angeles Police Department
Honorable Mention Cindy Perez
Pasadena Police Department
Honorable Mention Jorge Rios
Los Angeles Police Department

 

2007 California Public Safety Association Awards

Award Recipient Photos
Outstanding Performance - Individual Police
Winner Kendra Floring
Riverside County Sheriff's
Runner-Up Loretta Espinosa
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office
Runner-Up Mary Shaffer
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office
 
Outstanding Performance - Individual Fire
Winner Cheri Newhall
San Diego Fire-Rescue

Runner Up Gaye Lynn Ward
Oxnard Police-Fire Communications
Honorable Mention Ami Hicks
Murrieta Police-Fire Communications
 

 

Outstanding Performance - Team
Winner Long Beach Fire

Runner up Anaheim Police - Team 5
Honorable Mention Oxnard Police-Fire Communications

Honorable Mention Los Angeles County Fire

 

Other (Answering the Call)
Special Award Inglewood

Special Award Pasadena Police
Special Award Los Angeles Police Department
Dispatcher of the Year
Winner Leanna McConnaughey
Murrieta Police-Fire
Runner Up Sharon Katona
Los Angeles Police Department
Honorable Mention Pat Olson
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office

Supervisor of the Year
Winner Kathleen Moen
West Cities Police Communications
Runner Up Jena Roberts
Fountain Valley
Honorable Mention Kim Antol
Los Angeles Police Department

 

2006 California Public Safety Association Awards

Award Recipient Photos
Team Performance
Winner Sherry Baranovics & Deanna Lay
California Highway Patrol - LACC
Winner Fire Communications Center
Ventura County Fire Protection District
 
Individual Performance
Winner Arlene Ruffin
Los Angeles County Sheriff's - Communications Center

 

Runner Up Kristen Ethridge
Riverside County Sheriff's - Communications Center
Honorable Mention Joseph Smith
Metropolitan Communications Dispatch Center - LAPD
 

 

Dispatcher of the Year
Winner Jim Acosta
Downey Fire Department - Joint Powers Communications Center

Runner up Laura Hall
Ventura County Fire Protection District
Honorable Mention Thomas J. Giacopelli
Metropolitan Communications Dispatch Center - LAPD

 

Supervisor of the Year
Winner Lavonia Virgo
Inglewood Police Department - Communications Center

Runner Up Rosalind Mathews
Metropolitan Communications Dispatch Center - LAPD
Honorable Mention Carol Jean Schott
Metropolitan Communications Dispatch Center - LAPD
Answering the Call
Winner Robert Heaton, Greg Marx and Michael Horst
Ventura County Fire Protection District
 
Runner Up Lavonia Virgo, Pamela Swartz, Micah Herd, Evonne Jones and Sheila Madere-Belson
Inglewood Police Department - Communications Center
 
Honorable Mention Thomas A. Prigatano
California Highway Patrol - LACC

2005 California Public Safety Association Awards

Award Recipient Photos
Outstanding Performance (Team)
Winner Orange County Sheriff Department
Radio Dispatcher Jeffrey Williams
Radio Dispatcher Wendy Grove
Runner-up Long Beach Fire Department
Dispatcher III Janet Evans
Dispatcher III Toni Boice-Salazar (ret.)
Dispatcher III Kit Gonzalez
Dispatcher II Daniel Cunningham

(L-R) Evans, Cunningham, Boice-Salazar, Gonzalez

Honorable Mention

Los Angeles Police Department
PSR III Latrice Earl
PSR II Guadalupe Peňa
PSR III Yolanda Bunn
PSR II Claudia Mejia

Outstanding Individual
Winner

Julie Shannon
Murrieta Police & Fire Department (Police)

Michael Robideaux
Long Beach Fire Department (Fire)

Runner Up David Gonzalez
La Habra Police Department
Honorable Mention Deborah Brown
Anaheim Police Department
 

 

Dispatcher of the Year
Winner Megan Peer
Los Angeles Police Department
Runner up Kristine Swain
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Honorable Mention Mattie Soria
Murrieta Police & Fire Department

 

Supervisor of the Year
Winner Claudia Tolmie
Ventura County Sheriff’s Department
Runner Up Deborah Baranovics
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Honorable Mention Elsie Ross
California Highway Patrol – LA

 

Outstanding - Other
Winner Simi Valley Police Department
"Operation Serenade" - President Ronald Reagan Funeral
Police Dispatcher Elizabethann May
Police Dispatcher Mike Homsy
Police Dispatcher Cathy Chambers
Sr. Police Dispatcher Joe Granish
Sr. Police Dispatcher JeanMarie Maroshek
Sr. Police Dispatcher Stacy Douglass
Communications Manager Lynn Freeman

Left Picture: (L-R)
May, Maroshek, Granish, Freeman, Homsy.

Right Picture: (L-R)
Granish, Maroshek, Homsy, Freeman, Douglass

Not pictured: Cathy Chambers

 

2004 California Public Safety Association Awards

Award Recipient Photos
Outstanding Performance (Team)
Winner Glendale Police Department
CSO Lisa Stevenson
CSO Christy Costello
CSO Albert Lim (trainee)
CSO Josh Luna
Comm. Supervisor Marie Brouwers
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Winner San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, Communications
Administrator: Edward Galbicka
Dispatch Supervisor: Susan Smith (10/25/03) and Daniel Calderon (10/26/03)
On-duty Dispatchers: (10/25/03) Adrian Banks, Christine Doumbia, Kelly Refer, Tim Robinson, Rosalia Dominguez, Sharon Brown; (10/26/03) Janet Hawkesworth, Myrna Davis, Susana Bennett, Candice Hotz, Edward Del Ponte, Elaine Maisen, Dave Rivas, Ronal Cumbey
Dispatchers that returned to duty: Catherine McGee, Cynthia Robbins, Jeannette Cruz, Fred Grant, Pamela Hunter
Supervisors that returned to duty: Angelica O-Smith, Tracy Gracia, Dennis Cornelsen
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Runner-up Ventura County Sheriff’s Depart Communications (Sta. 10)
Supervising PSD Erin Brockus
PSD II Rayen Davidson
PSD II Debbie Kemblowski
PSD II Julie Henry
PSD II Gloria Nieves
PSD II Tami Weiss
County 911 Coordinator Karen Portlock
Communications Manager Danita Crombach
Ventura County Sheriff Team.jpg (54943 bytes)
Honorable Mention Anaheim Police Department
Communications Team 5
Supervisor Bonny Arnold
Senior Dispatcher Artie Proctor
Dispatcher Sue Smith
Dispatcher Deborah Brown
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Outstanding Individual
Winner Tiffany Castellon – Long Beach Fire Department castellon.jpg (120570 bytes)
Winner Myriam Correa – Pasadena Police Department pasadena.bmp (396554 bytes)
Runner Up Denise Carter – Riverside County Sheriff carter.jpg (526284 bytes)
Honorable Mention Stacey Geraets – Simi Valley Police Department SimiValleyPolice-Stacy Gereaets.jpg (162853 bytes)
Honorable Mention Patricia Rose – LAPD
(submitted as Team & Dispatcher of the Year)
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Dispatcher of the Year
Winner Tania Hershey – Riverside County Sheriff hershey1.jpg (55805 bytes)
Runner up Simone Wynn – Carlsbad Police Department wynn.jpg (536968 bytes)
Honorable Mention Sherry McMillan – City of Riverside Public Safety Communications

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Supervisor of the Year
Winner John Wright - City of Riverside Public Safety Communications wright.jpg (190588 bytes)
Runner Up Deborah Oliva – Riverside County Sheriff’s Department oliva.jpg (134666 bytes)
Honorable Mention Kim Moyer - City of Riverside Public Safety Communications moyer.jpg (184923 bytes)

2003 California Public Safety Association Awards

Dispatcher of the Year - Janet Hawesworth - San Diego Fire Rescue
Outstanding Performance-Police - Jack E. Thompson - Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Outstanding Performance-Fire - Jennifer Foster - Long Beach Fire Department
Supervisor of the Year - Gena Brown - Kern County/Bakersfield City Fire Emergency Communications
Outstanding Team Performance - Anna Marie Alvares, Janet Evans, Summer Noyes, Jill Shabica, Terri Smith - Long Beach Fire Department
Dispatcher of the Year-Runner Up - Terri Smith - Long Beach Fire Department
Dispatcher of the Year-Honorable Mention - Janene Bray - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Performance Police-Runner Up - Kathryn Macken - Riverside Sheriff’s Department
Outstanding Performance-Honorable Mention - Debbie Schles - Riverside Sheriff’s Department
Supervisor of the Year-Runner Up - John Wright - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Supervisor of the Year-Honorable Mention - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Team Performance-Runner Up - Evonne Jones, Lara Jackson, Christina Odom, Micah Herd - Inglewood Police Department
Outstanding Team Performance-Honorable Mention - Mershell Jones, Mary Lopez - Riverside Sheriff's Department

2002 California Public Safety Association Awards

Dispatcher of the Year - Marteen Blanchard - Anaheim Police Department
Outstanding Performance Police - Mike Homsy - Simi Valley Police Department
Outstanding Performance Fire - Thomas O. Brown - Los Angeles County Fire
Supervisor of the Year - Kathy Warr - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Team Performance - Patty Barron and Liz Campos - Montebello Police Department
Special Award-Exceptional Dedication to Duty - Stacy Douglass - Simi Valley Police Department
Dispatcher of the Year-Runner Up - Marilyn Cameron - Riverside Police-fire Communications
Dispatcher of the Year-Honorable Mention - Gloria Nieves - Ventura County Sheriff’s Department
Outstanding Performance Fire-Runner Up - Gail Chavez-Muench - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Performance Police-Runner Up - Victoria Osborn - Orange County Sheriff’s Department
Outstanding Performance-Honorable Mention - Sandie Dela Rosa - Riverside Sheriff’s Department
Outstanding Performance-Honorable Mention - Kathy Russ - Pasadena Police Department
Supervisor of the Year-Runner Up - Julie Fuch - Ventura County Fire Department
Supervisor of the Year-Honorable Mention - Deborah Gunderson - Irvine Police Department
Outstanding Team Performance-Runner Up - Marsha Bridges, Mike Buchanan, Vicki Castell, Donna Collier, Rebecca Daves, JJ Dubois, Krysten Dyreng, Millie Farmer, Therese Frias, Charles Grisby, Sherrie Hackworth, Leslie Harker, Hanan Harb, Lori Haydon, Scott Hayward, Ben Hernandez, Beth Jones, Brian North, Dan Papp, Kelly Price, Elizabeth Reese, Greg Reynolds, Leslie Roeder, Sharon Taylor, Sean Tenwolde, Debra Vucurevich, Geoff Weiss and Nicole Weiss - San Diego Sheriff’s Department
Outstanding Team Performance-Honorable Mention - Nicole Bowles, Karen McCoy and Kim Schulte Honorable Mention

2001 California Public Safety Association Awards

Dispatcher of the Year - Marilyn Cameron - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Performance-Police - Hinjinio Martinez - San Fernando Police Department
Outstanding Performance-Fire - Monique Martinez - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Supervisor of the Year - Isabel Dean - La Habra Police Department
Outstanding Team Performance - Rosanne Macias, Rita Nieto, Andrea Perez, Elaina Quinzon, Kathy Russ - Pasadena Police Department
Special Award - April Terwelp - Riverside Sheriff's Department
Dispatcher of the Year-Runner Up - Linda Marlowe - Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Dispatcher of the Year-Honorable Mention - Kelly Monteleone - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Performance-Runner Up - Maria Munoz - Anaheim Police Department
Outstanding Performance-Honorable Mention - John Perry - California Highway Patrol
Outstanding Performance-Honorable Mention - Judy Tatro - Oxnard Police/Fire Communications
Supervisor of the Year-Runner Up - Valeria Portesi - Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Supervisor of the Year-Honorable Mention - Julie Tuttle - San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
Outstanding Team Performance-Runner Up - Rich Funke, Melina Runnels, Jonathan Stafford - Long Beach Police Department
Outstanding Team Performance-Honorable Mention - Amy Blake, Sylvia Clark, Kathy Burinda, Kaydee Hienemann, Heather Madrick, Lori Murphy, Arthur Proctor - Anaheim Police Department

2000 California Public Safety Association Awards

Dispatcher of the Year - Nicolee Dana - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Performance - Nicolee Dana - Riverside Police-Fire Communications
Supervisor of the Year - Bonny Arnold - Anaheim Police Department
Outstanding Team Performance - Diane Boose, Seanean Colson, Jose (Luis) Cuevas, Christopher Hardy, Michelle Hayes, Donna Jones, Shanna Lee, Level Marchman, Brene Martinez, Shuntee Nathan - Los Angeles Police Department
Dispatcher of the Year-Runner Up - Kathleen Murray - Indio Police Department
Dispatcher of the Year-Honorable Mention - Alessandra Casiho - Los Angeles Police Department
Outstanding Performance-Runner Up - Kathy Harowicz - California Highway Patrol
Outstanding Performance-Honorable Mention - Sherry McMillan - Riverside Police Department
Supervisor of the Year- Runner Up - John Wright - Riverside Police Department
Supervisor of the Year- Honorable Mention - Kathleen Warr - Riverside Police Department
Outstanding Team Performance-Runner Up - Tracey Coert and Jennifer Streeper - Ventura Police-Fire Communications
Outstanding Team Performance-Honorable Mention - Amy Blake, Deborah Brown, LeeAnn Cameron, Darla Custer, Lucy Lopez, Ofelia Perez, Arthur Proctor, Sylvia Rivas, Debra Wuest - Anaheim Police Department