Susan Gutenberger has announced that she will be retiring as the Operations Manager at Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District. Her retirement will be effective on October 1, 2014.
Gutenberger started her career in public safety as a dispatcher with the Redmond Police Department in 1979. In 1984 she moved to Rainier and went to work in February at Columbia 9-1-1. During her employment, Gutenberger has held the positions of Communications Specialist, Communications Supervisor, Data Specialist and Operations Manager. She also served as the acting Administrator from November 1990 to March of 1991 and again in December of 2012. She has been instrumental in the development of Columbia 9-1-1 and has contributed in many ways. Her dedication and commitment to the agency will be greatly missed.