BEND, OR -- Deschutes County 911 has hired a new Deputy Director of Technical Systems. The newly created position will provide oversight and overall management of 911’s technical aspects, including the digital radio system – which has been plagued with problems for more than a year – as well as phone and computer-aided dispatch systems.
Will Mullins has a degree in IT Management and has more than 15 years of telecommunications experience. After completing his military service, he reportedly worked in various public safety-related telecommunication capacities and earned several industry-recognized certifications. "We're extremely excited to bring Will on board," Sara Crosswhite, Interim Communications Director for Deschutes County 911, said in a statement. "He has a breadth of telecommunications experience and a proven track record of implementing and maintaining complex systems."
Mullins starts Monday, October 29.