Nicola Tidey (Immediate Past President, APCO International Executive Council Delegate)
is the Director of the
Orange County Emergency Communications Center. She has been in public
safety for 18 years, starting as a volunteer firefighter/EMT and then in
2002 joining the communications field. During her career, Nicki has
worked her way through the ranks serving as CTO, Supervisor, Training
Coordinator, and now as 9-1-1 Director. It's through these diverse roles
that Nicki has been able to be actively involved in not only Virginia
APCO but APCO International. At the International Chapter level, Nicki
has served on the Communications Center Standards Committee, currently
chairs the Occupational Analysis Sub-Committee, and has in addition contributed
to other various workgroups and committees. In 2011, Nicki was the recipient
of the Governor's Award for Outstanding EMS Telecommunications Officer/Dispatcher. She served as Chapter President in 2016.
Her home is in Bealeton where you will find her CrossFitting or hanging out on her
11 acres with her family and 2 dogs.