February 19, 2020 7:30am-9:00am- Glenn A Gallagher Center- Meet the Safety Service Director

Updated on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 @ 4:05pm

Meet the Safety Service Director!

Rick Dzik

The Safety Service Director has the responsibility to oversee the day-to-day operations of the City. The mission of the Safety Service Office is to provide effective and efficient city services that improve the lives and experiences of the residents of, and visitors to, the City of Mount Vernon.

Rick came to Knox County, from Cleveland, in 2000 to attend Kenyon College where he received his BA in Psychology and English. He served eight years as a firefighter and paramedic in Knox County, two years with the Mount Vernon Fire Department, before taking over as 9-1-1 Director for Knox County in 2011. During this time he earned his MA in Public Policy and Management at The Ohio State University. Before his appointment as Safety Service Director Rick spent 3 years as a project manager and government consultant where he received his certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute


 Our Monthly Meeting

Meetings have been cancelled through May, we will update you as information becomes available. 

Our next meeting is scheduled for:

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

         7:30am - 9:00am

The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre
         1451 Gambier Rd.
    Mount Vernon, OH  43050

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