Kimberly Burdick, RPL

9-1-1 Director,
Chouteau County Sheriff's Office

Contact Details

Chouteau County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 459
Fort Benton, MT
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PRIMARY: (406) 788-5501
Platinum Most Valuable PSConnect Member

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Kimberly Burdick, RPL

9-1-1 Director,
Chouteau County Sheriff's Office


APCO Executive Council Representative for Montana since 2004-2012 (8 years)
Co-Chair Montana State Conferences since 2000.
Service on Montana APCO Training and Standards committee
Legislative Committee seeking 20 year retirement for Public Safety Dispatchers.
State of Montana 9-1-1 Advisory Council since 2005
State of Montana Emergency Care Committee since 2008, promoting Statewide EMD.
Montana Law Enforcement Academy Instructor
Curriculum Committee Representative at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy
Development of Public Safety Communications Certification course at Montana State University 2008-2011
TERT State Coordinator since 2007 with successful implementation in Montana
Governor appointment to the P.O.S.T Council in Montana 2013.
Registered Public-Safety Leader 2007 to present
Registered Public-Safety facilitator since 2008
MAAP Team Member on two deployments
2005-2011 Member-Member and Chapter Services Committee
2006-2013 Member-Call Center Standards Committee
2008-2013 Chair-P33 Certification sub-committee
2009-2012 Vice-Chair Pro-CHRT
2009-2012 Executive Council Representative Finance and Budget Committee
2009-2012 Member Pro-CHRT Taskforce
2013-2013 Member Pro-CHRT Committee
2007-2012 APCO Institute Instructor
2010-2012 NJTI Board member​
2012-2016 Western Region Board of Directors
2014 Senior Member Designation
2015 Life Member Designation
2016-2017 Member P43 Broadband Implications for the PSAP​​​
2017 Certified Public-Safety Executive Inaugural class graduate
2017-Present APCO Institute Adjunct Instructor​
2017-Present Montana APCO Chapter President


Jacksonville State University
Bachelors of Science, 2011
Emergency Management
2007 To 2011

Gadsden State Community College
Associate of Arts and Sciences (A.A.S.)
2005 To 2007

Professional Associations

2011 - Present

Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association
2000 - Present

APCO International
1997 - Present

Job History

Chouteau County Sheriffs Office
Communications Manager
September 2007 - present

Chouteau County Sheriffs Office
Fort Benton, MT
July 2018 - present

Western Region Board of Directors-APCO International
Western Region Board of Directors
August 2012 - August 2016

APCO International
Adjunct Instructor
January 2007 - December 2012

APCO International
Executive Council Representative
June 2004 - August 2012

Great Falls College-MSU
September 2008 - May 2010

Chouteau County Sheriff's Office
Communications Supervisor
March 1997 - September 2007

Chouteau County Sheriff's Office
Communications Officer
August 1989 - March 1997

Honors and Awards

Information Technologist of the Year
Montana APCO

Manager/Director of the Year
Montana APCO

Supervisor of the Year
Montana APCO

Year Started in Public Safety

  • 1989

Organization Type

  • Association
  • Government Agency

Job Level

  • Level 1

Area of Public Safety

  • Operational