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Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association Annual Awards

Since 1982, the Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association presents annual awards to persons who have distinguished themselves among their peers and to their organization as individuals who have gone above and beyond the call. These persons have demonstrated skills, character, and achievements that deserve special recognition.  To honor and recognize these individuals, the Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association hosts a special awards ceremony in their honor.  Awards are presented in three categories; Career Firefighter of the Year, Volunteer Firefighter of the Year, and Support Person of the Year.

Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association – Career Firefighter of the Year

Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association – Volunteer Firefighter of the Year

Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association Support Person of the Year


The Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association is proud and honored to recognize the following award recipients for 2016:

DSC_99892016 Career Firefighter of the Year – Engineer Raul Pantoja from the Monterey Fire Department receiving his award from Monterey Fire Chief Gaudenz Panholzer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DSC_99832016 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year – Reserve Firefighter Josh Siseros from the Seaside Fire Department receiving his award from Monterey Fire Chief Gaudenz Panholzer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DSC_99752016 Support Person of the Year – Melissa Failauga from the Seaside Fire Department receiving her award from Seaside Fire Chief Brian Dempsey.