Orange County names new 911 chief

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Greg Schmid

GOSHEN – An Orange County emergency services employee who began in 2004 as a public safety dispatcher, has been named deputy 911 commissioner.

Greg Schmid worked his way through the ranks, first promoted public safety dispatch supervisor in 2009 and director of operations 10 years later.

During his tenure, Schmid has received numerous awards, including Dispatcher of the Year, Supervisor of the Year, and numerous lifesaving awards.

“We are very fortunate to have someone with his experience and dedication to serve in this important position,” said County Executive Steven Neuhaus.

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