Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske presents service award to RAE Systems Regional Sales Manager Lloyd Stading with Seattle Police Department CBRNE Hazardous Materials Officer Tim Allen
SAN JOSE, CA, October 8, 2008 -- RAE Systems, a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced it was recognized by the Seattle Police Department for the service of Regional Sales Manager for the Northwest, Lloyd Stading, to the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) response team.
"Customer service is a top priority for RAE Systems and drives repeat business," said Ryan Watson, RAE Systems vice president for Americasâ€™ sales. "We know that first responders and communities depend on our products for their safety, and we do our best to make sure they are trained in the best way to deploy them. We are always pleased when the efforts of our professional staff are recognized by our customers and we thank Lloyd for his efforts."
"Lloyd Stading has been the driving force behind developing partnerships between the Seattle Police Department, the 10th National Guard Civil Support Team, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other regional partners with the shared mission of protecting the Puget Sound Region from Hazardous Materials or CBRNE incidents," said Officer Tim Allen of the Seattle Police Department CBRNE Unit. "For two years Lloyd supported the Seattle Police CBRNE Unit in deployment and operations of our AreaRAE chemical/radiological detectors. He comes to almost all of the CBRNE Unit deployments and assists with deployment strategies and provides expertise on the equipment and HazMat operations, as well as labor in deploying and maintaining instruments. Lloyd has sacrificed countless hours of personal time to support the SPD CBRNE Unit, always with a great â€˜can doâ€™ attitude."