The Leadership Washington Class met at Washington City hall early Wednesday morning February 10 and spent the rest of the day touring city and county government offices. Leaders included Jim Lester, Jonathan Ward and Jenny Morgan.
Mayor Jaron Rosien welcomed the group and explained the duties of the mayor. City Administrator Brent Hinson also addressed the class as did Fire Chief Brendan DeLong and Chief of Police Lester.
Tours of the police department, fire department and city hall followed and then it was off to the new Emergency Operations Center for lunch. Sheriff Jared Schneider and Chief Deputy Shawn Ellingson spoke to the group as did Sgt. Chad Ellis and Investigator Eric Weber. The class then toured the center and the jail and the K-9 unit before traveling to the Washington County Ambulance Service where Service Director Jeremy Peck spoke and conducted a tour of the facility. John Lynn and Mike McCandless spoke on the history of the service.
For questions, please contact Bill Monroe, Washington Chamber of Commerce Community Coordinator at 319-653-3272.