Pierce new 911 director

Published 10:07 am Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Rodney Pierce has been named Davie County 911 Communications Director, effective March 1.

Pierce is a native and life-long resident of Davie County.  He has been with Davie County 911 since 1996 in a full-and part-time capacity.

His experience includes eight years of full-time service with Rowan County 911 Communications from 2000-2008, serving as an assistant supervisor for four years, and a supervisor for four years.

He returned to Davie County in 2008 in a full-time capacity as a telecommunicator.

He is married with two children, and is a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church where he is presently chair of the deacons.

“Rodney brings the technical and interpersonal skills that are needed to be successful,” said County Manager Mike Ruffin. “I have been particularly impressed by his enthusiasm as well as his respect and appreciation for the tradition of great service that our 911 Communications staff have provided for our citizens. He shares my excitement for the radio system improvements that are slated over the next two years, and my commitment to improve training for our 911 staff.”