At the South Lake Chamber of Commerce 24th Annual Ambassadors Breakfast on 16 February 2018, CEO Clinton Pownall introduced the Public Service Award winner: Kimberly Stephens, Communications Manager at Lake EMS.
Kimberly has dedicated 29 years of service to the citizens of Lake County. She leads a team of 911 Communications Professionals that together helps to ensure our Public Safety System operates efficiently, while providing an extraordinary level of service. Her daily commitment to these efforts is what helps make our county exceptional.
Over the course of her successful career, Kimberly has played an integral part in consolidating Dispatch services for all of our local fire departments. She has achieved and maintained dual accreditation for both Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatch through the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch as an Accredited Center of Excellence. Kimberly worked with Neighbors Saving Neighbors and has presented numerous community educational events. She is a certified Emergency Number Professional, an Emergency Medical Technician, and continues to serve as the Lake County Fire Chiefs’ Association Secretary/Treasurer for 11 consecutive years.