Posted: Feb 11, 2022, 6:44 AM
She was the first employee hired in Bossier Parish Communications District No. 1 and after 31 years of playing a major role in the 911 system’s growth and success, Tracey Hilburn will be retiring at the end of February.
Ms. Hilburn will step down as Director of 911 Communications District for the Bossier Parish Communications District No. 1, completing her journey from first-hire to head of one of the parish’s most critical agencies.
A resolution from the Bossier Parish Police Jury, signed by jury President Tom Salzer points out, “Ms. Hilburn has been instrumental in the design, development, and deployment of the Bossier Parish 911 system, and has been instrumental in the addressing and mapping of the parish to facilitate accurate 911 call location and emergency response.”
During her career, Ms. Hilburn has served as a past State President of the Louisiana Chapter of Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International, past State President of the Louisiana Chapter of the National Emergency Numbers Association and past Executive Council Representative member of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International.
She is also a past member of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International Board of Directors, a past International President of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International and a fellow in the Radio Club of America.
Included on her resume is service with Bossier Parish Youth Shelter/Juvenile Detention and Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office. She also participates actively in 4-H, including events such as state shooting sports and state fair dairy day.