Firefighter of the Year

Purpose of Award:    To recognize a well-rounded Michigan Firefighter, who has exceeded, above and beyond, the duty requirements expected of their position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement. Episodes of heroism will, of course, also be included where noted.

Material: Enclose relevant documentation on the nominee in the following area;

  • Community service
  • Professional career
  • Heroism
  • Letters of recognition
  • News

Other substantiating documentation should not exceed 18 one-sided pages, on 8x11 bond paper – first six or seven pages should contain the individual’s service narrative. Include a copy of your nominee’s State or Federal certification as a firefighter, as well as copies of pertinent training and education certificates as appropriate. The additional pages may include supporting citations and other documentation to include press articles.

Photograph: Include a 5 x 7 photograph of the nominee.

Deadline: January 10th, 2020

Firefighter of the Year Form