SHS Awards Program
IAFC Safety, Health
Alan Brunacini Fire Service Executive Safety Award
Special Video Tribute to Chief Brunacini
Chief Richard Thode, Bridgeport, CT – providing a model for success when it comes to firefighter health and wellness.
Billy Goldfeder Fire Service Organizational Safety Award
Chief Jake Rhoades The Kingman Fire Department, Kingman AZ –Implemented a bold new medical and physical program. By delivers on the promise of making sure everyone in the organization is physically and mentally fit for the long haul.
Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award
Co-Recipients: Chief John Butler and Chief John Tippett – Chief Butler and Chief Tippett have made career-long eﬀorts and significant contributions to the overall environment of health and safety not only locally within their organizations, but also on a national level throughout our profession. The thought leadership and dedication of these two men are influencing future generations of fire oﬃcers and firefighters in such a proactive and powerful way. Change isn’t happening. It’s already here thanks to Chief Butler and Chief Tippett.
Chief Sandy Davis Safety Oﬃcer of the Year
Cosponsored by MSA and FDSOA
Captain Dan Dushanko, Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue, MD – A well-respected and multifaceted fire oﬃcer, Captain Dushanko approaches the improvement of firefighter safety, health and wellness from all angles and represents the true spirit of this award.