Volume 3, Number 3 | March 2020
Recognizing outstanding staff
Staff were recognized on Feb. 5 for their Rise Award nominations. In addition, Julia Perez was honored as the CO of the Year, Ronetta Lewis-Ince was Supervisor of the Fourth Quarter, and Stephen Willoughby was recognized for his five years of service.


Supervisor of the Year
Ronetta Lewis-Ince

Congratulations to the 2019 Supervisor of the Year, Emergency Communications Assistant Supervisor Ronetta Lewis-Ince.

CO of the Year
Julia Perez

Congratulations to the 2019 Communications Officer of the Year, Emergency Communications Officer Julia Perez.

February in review
Going red

DEC employees helped raise awareness of women's heart month by wearing red on Feb. 7.

Supporting other 911 staff

Emergency Communications Officer Lashonda Byrd collected and delivered donations to the Newport News Emergency Communications Center, as they deal with the loss of Officer Katie Thyne.
#IamRichmond911 honoree Dawn Bishop
Dawn says she gets "the biggest rush" from helping her community. She is a volunteer firefighter with Prince George County, and she helps others as a member of the Red Knights Virginia Chapter 8 Motorcycle Club. Congratulations to Dawn!

Deadline to email your answer for the prize drawing is March 17. Send now!
Last month's winners
Everyone who correctly answered "I know my February Coworker" was entered into the random drawing for a prize. Congratulations to Jessica Dockery , who knew that Brittney Jones was the February coworker. Both chose from a 128 MB USB drive, a power bank or a wireless charging pad as prizes.
Richmond DEC | 804-646-5911 | www.richmondgov.com/EmergencyCommunications