Mandie Baker is the Executive Assistant to the Vinton Chief of Police and the town’s Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator. She has been employed by the Town of Vinton since December 2018.
Her duties include providing assistance to the police chief, assisting in on-boarding new officers, preparing and auditing the police department’s payroll, handling the department’s purchasing needs, monitoring and maintaining the department’s budget, applying for, monitoring, and preparing reports for all grants, and much, much more.
Outside of work, Baker says she “loves spending time with her husband, Justin, and their new son, Hark.”
“The Vinton Police Department continues us make us proud every day by providing excellent, exceedingly professional service for all the citizens of our town,” said Vinton Mayor Brad Grose. “The VPD is fully accredited, which means the leadership and the officers maintain an extremely high level of integrity and operational excellence. The members of the Police Department are not only well trained and well equipped, but they also truly care about the citizens of Vinton. There have been numerous stories of our officers going above and beyond their duty requirements. The Town of Vinton is a better, quieter, safer place because of the dedicated professionals in the Vinton Police Department.”
The Town of Vinton and the Vinton Messenger are partnering to put the spotlight on Town of Vinton employees—during the month of their birthdays. The Town is proud to have these individuals, like Mandie Baker, on their staff and want to make the community aware of who is “behind the scenes” making the town operate so successfully.