Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 11, 2012

Grand Traverse coordinator takes leave of absence


TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse County's Emergency Management Coordinator has taken a leave of absence for an undetermined length of time.

Daniel Scott said in an email his leave started Dec. 5 because of a family emergency.

Grand Traverse County Health Officer Wendy Trute and Jason Block, an emergency preparedness specialist, will handle Scott's duties during his absence, County Administrator David Benda said.

In the event of a major emergency, Michigan State Police Lt. Bill Elliott will help coordinate the county's response.