Each year many Fire Chiefs (career and volunteer) are nominated to be CHIEF OF THE YEAR. The winners are then announced at the Fire-Rescue International conference.
This year there were 12 career nominees and 5 volunteer nominees.
The 2013 winners have been announced! They are... (career chief) RANDY MIROWSKI and (volunteer chief) FREDDY JOHNSON SR
Congrats to all of you!!
Career nominees included:
- Joe Florentine -- Little Elm (TX) Fire Dept
- Randall Groves -- Eugene (OR) Fire Dept
- David Hall -- Springfield (MO) Fire Dept
- Joanne Hayes-White -- San Francisco (CA) Fire Dept
- Rhoda Mae Kerr -- Austin (TX) Fire Dept
- Rich Marinucci -- Northville Township (MI) Fire Dept
- Mark Melvin -- Fort Bragg (NC) Fire & Emergency Services
- RANDY MIROWSKI -- Loveland (CO) Fire Rescue Authority
- Wayne Senter -- South Kitsap (WA) Fire Dept
- Floyd Shotwell -- Bruce-Romeo (MI) Fire Dept
- Paul Syx -- Bessemer (AL) Fire Dept
- Adam Thiel -- Alexandria (VA) Fire Dept
Volunteer nominees included:
- Charles Addington II -- Wolfforth (TX) Fire & EMS
- Greg Ball -- Oktibbeha County (MS) Fire/Rescue Dept
- FREDDY JOHNSON SR -- Stoney Point, Parkton (NC) Volunteer Fire Dept
- Thomas Renz -- Barnes (WI) Fire Dept
- Chad Sonnier -- Scott (LA) Fire Dept