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John Kilpatrick has been named the Simpson County Emergency Manager effective June 17, 2019. Acting manager Glen Jennings is retiring June 30, 2019.
Following the Board of Supervisors Executive Session, John Kilpatrick was hired to fulfill the position.
County Administrator Rhuel Dickerson said, “We had six applicants, and we evaluated that he was the best fit for the job. We were blessed with six great applicants; all were qualified and could have done the job. John Kilpatrick had the right combination of knowledge and skills including his knowledge and experience in emergency management, flood plains management, grants management, law enforcement, firefighting and emergency medical training, as well as his ability to work with others, to best serve the citizens of Simpson County as Emergency Manager.” I