Awards

Each year at the Annual NH Emergency Dispatcher's Association Conference, our organization recognizes the talents of those individuals involved across the state.  Below you will find a complete of those who have been recognized for their efforts since 2013.

2019

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Dispatcher of the Year:

Cassandra Leavitt, Hampton Fire Department

Information Technologist (IT) of the Year:

Deputy Chief Paul Steele, Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid

Supervisor of the Year:

Sgt. Eric Babine, Rochester Police Department

Trainer of the Year:

Allison Reopel, NH911

President's Award:

Austin Brown, New London Police Department

Inaugural Class of Life Members:

Cecily McNair

Philip Tirrell

Tom Andross

2018

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Dispatcher of the Year:

Robert Sprague, Salem Fire Department

Information Technologist (IT) of the Year:

NHEDA Multi-Media Team

Jennifer Cloutier, Berlin Police Department

Cassie Leavitt, Hampton Fire Department

Nicholas Bridle, Derry Fire Department

Austin Brown, New London Police Department

Keith Veale, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Supervisor of the Year:

Chief Philip Tirrell, Southwestern NH District Fire Mutual Aid

Trainer of the Year:

Elizabeth Duclos, Bedford Police Department

President's Award:
Chief Philip Tirrell, Southwestern NH District Fire Mutual Aid

COM-L Certification:

Justin Bellen, DRED

Richard Belanger, Hooksett Police Department

Jonathan Goldman, Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid

2017

Dispatcher of the Year:

Lisa Camarra, Hanover Police Department

Information Technologist (IT) of the Year:

Rick Heinis, Lakes Regional Mutual Fire Aid

Supervisor of the Year:

Chief Peter Bartlett, Hooksett Police Department

Team of the Year:

Grafton County Sheriff's Office Communications

President's Award:

Keith Veale, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Radio Technologist of the Year:

Justin Bellen, DRED

2016

Dispatcher of the Year:

Melissa Kierstead, Hampton Police Department

Information Technologist (IT) of the Year:

Jennifer Cloutier, Berlin Police Department

Supervisor of the Year:

Tenley Bouton, NH State Police Troops E&F

Trainer of the Year:

Jennifer Kulacz, NH State Police NCIC Unit

NHEDA Award:

Chief Philip Tirrell & all of Southwest NH Fire Mutual Aid

2015

Telecommunicator of the Year:

Richard Belanger, Hooksett Police Department

Technologist of the Year:

Paul Paquette, Hampton Fire IT Department

Supervisor of the Year:

Michael Legere, Manchester Boston Regional Airport Operations

Trainer of the Year:

Jon Brooks, NH E911 - Bureau of Emergency Communications

NHEDA Award:

Chief Philip Tirrell & all of Southwest NH Fire Mutual Aid

2014

Telecommunicator of the Year:

Daniel Redin, NH 911

Supervisor of the Year:

Michael Legere, Manchester Boston Regional Airport Operations

Trainer of the Year:

Cecily McNair, Merrimack County Sheriff's Office

NHEDA Support Award:

Berlin Police Department

NHEDA Award:

Scott Weden, Local Government Center

Critical Incident of the Year:

Rona Leriche, Nina Adzic, Brian Bovyn & Paul Fraitzl, Manchester Police Department

2013

Telecommunicator of the Year:

Denise Unkles, Derry Fire Department

Radio Technologist of the Year:

Leonard Goodnow, Southwed NH Fire Mutual Aid

Supervisor of the Year:

Tom Andross, Grafton County Sheriff's Office

NHEDA Support Award:

Exacom - President Hal Koch

NHEDA Award:

Merrimack County Sheriff's Office - Sheriff Scott Hilliard

Critical Incident of the Year:

Christopher McKay, Claremont Police Department

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