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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.

Previous Award Winners:

Career Firefighter of the Year

Volunteer Firefighter of the Year

Support Person of the Year


The Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association is proud and honored to recognize the following award recipients for 2017:

 

 

2017 Career Firefighter of the Year – Engineer / Paramedic Justin Reyes from the Monterey County Regional Fire District.  At the time of the presentation, Engineer Reyes was on deployment in Santa Barbara County supporting recovery efforts following the 2018 mudslide event.  Accepting the award were members of Engineer Reyes’ family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year – Volunteer Firefighter Brian Gorrell from the Mid Coast Fire Brigade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Support Person of the Year – Selai Lesu from the Marina Fire Department.