Heidi Wood

Civilian Heidi Wood’s incredible knowledge of Human Resources policy, coupled with her reliable
professionalism and her infectious positivity make her an outstanding employee.

Ms. Wood ensures that she is an expert in her areas of responsibility and has applied innovative solutions to make the Department more efficient. Her experience helps her advise both HR staff and Department commanders on a variety of personnel issues. She is extremely responsive to the changing needs of the Department and the requirements of her duties, all the while maintaining consistent cheer.

Ms. Wood is a credit to the Department as well as the City of Seattle. She exemplifies the one team, one fight spirit, and should be commended and recognized for her significant impact on the lives of those who serve.

Nominated by: Officer Ricardo Martinez and Andrew Fitzenrider

Excellence awards are highly competitive, and up to 10 awards in this category are given out each year to individuals or small teams. Emphasis is placed on performance of duties at a particularly high level where the individual or small team has shown a proven consistency of this level of performance, has tackled a long-standing problem through a creative solution, or has gone above and beyond the expectations of their position to impact a person or event for the better.