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Texoma Regional 9-1-1 Telecommunicators Awards Banquet

Team Award Recipients

Team Award Recipients

News Release
For Immediate Release

SHERMAN, February 10, 2017 –The TCOG 9-1-1 Program hosted the annual Texoma Regional 9-1-1 Telecommunicators Awards Banquet on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Each year awards are given to Telecommunicators in our region for the important role they play in public safety.

Tina Chaffin

Guest Speaker

“It is important that we recognize our Telecommunicators for their professionalism and dedication where public safety is concerned”, said Dr. Susan B. Thomas, Executive Director of Texoma Council of Governments (TCOG). “When citizens call 9-1-1 these Telecommunicators work hard to make certain that help arrives as quickly as possible.”

The awards and recipients are as follow:




Supervisor of the Year

  • Audrey Baxter
    Fannin County SO

Telecommunicator of the Year

  • Gracie Castaneda
    Grayson County SO




The Texoma Council of Governments is a voluntary association of the local governments in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson Counties. Established in 1968, the Texoma Council of Governments promotes economy and efficiency in the coordinated planning and development of the tri-county region through its community and economic development activities. Either directly, or through contractors, the Council provides housing, utility assistance, and weatherization services for low-income citizens in the region and assists the elderly through a variety of Area Agency on Aging programs. The Council also facilitates the delivery of grant funding for homeland security and criminal justice.