To the Editor:
This is to inform you that Public Safety Director John Wilson retired today after 27 years of service to Lee County.
John has served the county with passion and commitment. His emergency management experience and expertise are valued nationally and his leadership during the recovery from Hurricane Charley in 2004 was exemplary.
Also, Deputy Director Kim Dickerson has been placed on paid, administrative leave while the internal review of MedStar operations continues. This is being done in the best interest of Kim and the agency.
In the interim, Assistant County Manager Holly Schwartz will serve as acting public safety director. Deputy Chief Ground EMS Operations Manager Scott Tuttle will serve as acting deputy public safety director.
Lee County Administration
Phone: (239) 533-2221
FAX: (239) 485-2262