City of Salem – 01/22/21 4:30 PM
Salem, Ore. – Willamette Valley Communications Center (WVCC) director Mark Buchholz was recognized by The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) for a lifetime achievement award. This is the highest award, created to recognize a distinguished member who has demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of emergency communications in Oregon. This is an award well earned through years of dedication and leadership to the City of Salem and the Willamette Valley Communications Center.
Mark has worked for WVCC for 22 years as the Director. His commitment to his team and the City of Salem has led to continued success of emergency response in the community. The center also provides ongoing 911 and dispatch services to the City and 27 other police and fire agencies in Oregon.