HEIGHTS – Bill Dishroon, a 24-year employee of the city, was appointed director of Ordinance Enforcement and Animal Control.
Dishroon was sworn in on April 7.
Dishroon has held numerous positions throughout his tenure with the city, including custodian, highway equipment operator, Animal Control officer, Ordinance Enforcement officer, and Building Maintenance laborer and leader.
His educational background includes courses at Schoolcraft Community College in Business Administration, Criminal Justice and Police Reserve Officer training. He also has completed several continuing education courses relating to animal control issues, and is a certified animal control officer in the state of Michigan. Dishroon also serves as a reserve officer with the Police Department, and is an active volunteer with several community and school-related organizations.
He also served as president of the Dearborn Heights Public Employees Association, and member of the Dearborn Heights General Government Civil Service Commission.
“I’m confident the combination of Mr. Dishroon’s long-standing experience and familiarity with the city’s structure and operations, his education and training history, and his passion for maintaining order and efficient services, makes him a great leader for this department,” Mayor Bill Bazzi said. “I have every confidence he will take this department exactly in the direction it needs to go in the future – especially with the great staff he has working under his leadership.
“It’s important for this department to take on a renewed direction – one that will re-emphasize its role as the leader in our effort to bring enforcement and adherence to our ordinances – for our residents and business owners alike.”