Executive Team

Director of Public Safety Communications, Michael R. Wallace

Michael R. Wallace is the Director of Weld County Public Safety Communications, encompassing 9-1-1 Dispatch Operations, Training and Quality Improvement and Public Safety Wireless Divisions. Michael has over thirty years of experience in Public Safety Communications and Corporate 9-1-1 Telephony.

Communications Center Manager, Tina Powell

Tina Powell began her career with Weld County Regional Communications Center in 2011 as a 9-1-1 Communication Specialist. She was promoted to a Communications Supervisor in 2013. After working as a floor supervisor for two years, she accepted the position of E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager. This position allowed her to learn the technical side of call routing, systems and project management.  In December of 2016, Tina was promoted to Communications Center Manager. During the last nine years working for Weld County Regional Communications Center she has obtained her CMCP, CCM, ENP and CPE designations.

Education and Quality Improvement Manager, Robert Olsen

Robert Olsen began his career in 1984 as an Operations Specialist in the US Navy. In 1990 he started with Weld County Regional Communications Center as a 9-1-1 Communications Specialist. Over the next thirty years, Robert's roles have included Communication Specialist, Trainer, Shift Supervisor, Quality Assurance and Improvement Supervisor/Coordinator, and most recently the center's Education and Quality Improvement Manager.

E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager, Allison Theunissen

Allison Theunissen began her career with Weld County Regional Communications Center in 2016 as a 9-1-1 Communications Specialist. While Allison was working as a Communications Specialist, she also served the organization by working as a CTO (Certified Training Officer) and EMD-Q (Quality Improvement Certification). In 2017 Allison was promoted to Communications Supervisor. She worked as a Communications Supervisor for almost 3 years. During this time Allison received her Communications Center Manager Certification (CMCP) designation. Allison was promoted to E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager in 2020. As the E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager Allison has many responsibilities that include maintaining the Master Street Addressing Guide Database (MSAG), maintaining Fire Department recommends within the Computer Aided Dispatching System (CAD), hardware and software repairs and maintenance, and project management.

Public Safety Wireless Systems Manager, Walt Leslie

Walt Leslie is the Public Safety Wireless Systems Manager for Weld County, Colorado.  Walt has been a leader in wireless voice and data communications for both critical infrastructure and public safety.  He has thirty-six years of experience which includes implementing the first P25 700 Mhz Trunked Radio Simulcast System in the Nation in Travis County Texas and implementing the first P25 Trunked Radio Simulcast System in Colorado for ADCOMM 9-1-1 in Adams County. Walt was also instrumental in implementing the first Public Safety LTE Data System in Colorado as one of seven pilot projects nationwide.

Director of FRCC Assets, William Malone

William Malone has more than forty-five years of experience as a first responder, Fire Chief, Communications System Manager and public safety consultant. Having gained responder and communications experience while working in Colorado, Nebraska and Oregon. William has implemented and deployed multiple public safety radio system platforms, an LTE system and the supporting infrastructure for call center operations. William serves as Director of FRCC Assets for Weld County's Front Range Communications Consortium.