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Ray Phelps, Surry County Emergency Services Coordinator, was recently awarded
the Outstanding New Emergency Management Professionals Award through the
Virginia Department of Emergency Management at the organization's annual
conference in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Phelps is also a graduate of the Emergency Management Professional Program,
Basic Academy Cohort 8. He is responsible for coordinating the County's
emergency response team, which includes the Claremont, Dendron and Surry
Volunteer Fire Departments and the Surry County Volunteer Rescue Squad.
The County responds to all natural and manmade disasters, such as weather
events including hurricanes, tornados and snow storms; and provides assistance
and training for preparedness for catastrophic events related to the Surry
Nuclear Power Station.