County of Dare
|For Immediate Release: 1/1/2012||Contact: Public Relations Office
January 2012 Employee of Month
Jessica Phillips, Office Support Specialist for Emergency Management and Communications, is the January 2012 Dare County Employee of the Month. Sandy Sanderson, Emergency Management Director, presented Phillips with the award at the January 3, 2012 Board of Commissioners meeting.
Phillips handles administrative tasks for both Emergency Management and E911 Communications. She has worked for Dare County for 16 years, and has worked during numerous emergency situations during that time. She is head of the administrative arm of the Joint Information Section (JIS) which activates to manage crisis communications for the Dare County Control Group and all its member agencies during emergency situations. She handles many of the logistics of setting up the Emergency Operations Center when the JIS activates.
"She is the glue that holds my office together," Sanderson commented during the presentation. "She treats everyone she encounters with the respect and professionalism that everyone likes to receive during an emergency."
Congratulations to Jessica Phillips for being named January 2012 Dare County Employee of the Month.