Communications Manager Joell Kight
Joell Kight is a native of Fauquier County graduating from Fauquier High School. She graduated from Waldorf College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. In 2014, Joell earned her Registered Public Safety Leader through the Association of Public Safety Communications Officers (APCO) and in 2015, she earned her Emergency Number Professional through National Emergency Number Association. She began her career in public safety as a volunteer firefighter with the Lois Volunteer Fire Department. While with the fire department, she obtained her emergency medical technician-intermediate. In 1997, she began working for Fauquier County as an emergency communications specialist. Since then, she has been promoted through the agency to Shift Supervisor and Training Coordinator. Joell is an active member in the Virginia Chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officers sitting on the board as the Vice-President as well as working the Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA) as a member of the Regional Advisory Council working on initiatives to ensure Virginia’s transition to Next Generation 9-1-1.