Author Archive | Marissa Shmatovich


Our agency is proud to announce 4 Northern Chapter APCO Awards!

SRFECC entered 2015 with a bang! We are proud to announce that our agency has been awarded four Northern Chapter APCO Awards! The Northern California Chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (NAPCO) formally recognized members of our agency, including a team of communications experts comprised of SRFECC and our regional partners at […]

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SRFECC Recognized for Information Technology Practices

This October, our agency proudly received the Quality in IT Practices award at the Municipal Information System Association of California (MISAC) 2014 Annual Conference. IT Manager Joyce Starosciak oversees a 9-person IT team that consists of GIS professionals, Systems Engineer, Network Analyst, CAD Technician, Helpdesk Technician, and GIS volunteers. As a team, they have improved […]

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SRFECC Receives Two National Awards!

SRFECC is proud to announce Dispatch Supervisor Julee Todd and Chief Executive Director Teresa Murray were selected by their peers to receive nationally recognized awards. Julee Todd, recipient of the 2013 OPST Supervisor of the Year, was awarded the 2014 PSAP’s Finest Line Supervisor of the Year. The 2014 PSAP’s Finest Center Manager of the […]

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Building Better Relationships

Contract negotiations can sometimes have a proclivity to be a fight or produce a divisive environment. However, we found the Interest Based Negotiations performed with the Center’s Chief Negotiator, Teresa Murray, to be antithetical to a battle. Instead, the Interest Based Negotiations were Refreshing. Interest Based Negotiations includes a process of mutual understanding and respect […]

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SRFECC Forging International Relations

May 2014, SRFECC welcomed distinguished guests from Belgium! Each year the Belgian non-profit group, Fire Observers, representing fire departments from Belgium and The Netherlands sends a group of firefighters to the United States to exchange ideas, knowledge, experiences, and training. This year, the Fire Observers group travelled to Sacramento to learn firefighting strategies in an […]

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