Honoring Kristin Danner as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for December, 2013.


WHEREAS, the Rich Noll Pacesetter Award has been established to honor City employees who provide excellent service to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri; and


WHEREAS, the Rich Noll Pacesetter Award is named after Rich Noll, who worked for the City of Kansas City in a variety of capacities over his 26 year career and always exemplified the best attributes of City government in those capacities including customer service, responsiveness, timeliness and teamwork; and


WHEREAS, Kristin Danner is an Assistant Corporate Safety Manager in the General Services Department; and


WHEREAS, Kristin was a big part in a fire drill held in City Hall with some of her responsibilities being to design, print and post new emergency signs at all stairwell doors, coordinate the development of a multi-department building wide group of safety coordinators to assist with emergency events, equip and train the safety coordinators, help to select and set up Nixle text communications for the day of the event, ensure drinking water was available for the evacuees at the designated assembly location, ensure employees who might have difficulty in evacuating had a safe place to wait for assistance, design a survey for drill participants to record feedback, select home safety type prizes and deliver prizes to winners of the survey, and coordinate a safety coordinator recognition event; and


WHEREAS, Kristin consistently promotes both teamwork and partnership in all of the tasks she is involved in and has promoted both values in working with representatives from the many department coordinators, the Fire Department and the Police Department during this fire drill; NOW, THEREFORE,




That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize Kristin Danner as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for the month of December, 2013; and


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Kristin Danner with the thanks of the Mayor and Council for her dedication and service to the employees and citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.