New 911 director is named

Thursday, September 30, 2010

The Barry County 911 Board has selected Mike Phillips as the new administrator for the county-wide 911 system. He replaces Pat Leighter who resigned last month.

Phillips has been with Barry County 911 since 2006 as the GIS mapping coordinator. "Mike has the right background and experience to lead Barry County 911," said Jon Horner, president of the local 911 board.

"He understands the importance of a responsive 911 center and the impact the 911 system has on the lives of Barry Countians each and every day."

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