Monday, February 10, 2014

Ready, Set, Go! Program 2014 Awards Announcement

Ready, Set, Go logo
(Photo credit: RSG website)
The International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC) Ready, Set, Go! Program announces the inaugural Ready, Set, Go! Program Awards. The awards have been designed to recognize exceptional efforts and achievements of the fire departments and individual fire service members associated with implementing and maintaining a successful Ready, Set, Go! Program in their community. These awards recognize outstanding efforts by volunteer and paid/combination departments and state forestry agencies in using the RSG! pre-fire mitigation and preparedness outreach program to improve the dialogue on widlland fire preparedness between fire departments and the residents they serve.

The RSG Fire Department Award for Excellence: 

  • Paid Department - Colorado Springs Fire Department – Wildfire Mitigation Administrator Christina Randall Volunteer Department - Barnegat 
  • Volunteer Fire Company - NJ Forest Fire Warden & Trustee John Cowie 

The RSG Innovation Award: 

  • Texas A&M Forest Service Forest Resource Protection – Wildland Urban Interface Staff Forester III Nick Harrison 

The RSG Leadership Award: 

  • Ventura County Fire Department - Public Information Officer Bill Nash
The above information was taken from the RSG Award announcement. For more information visit the RSG website.

(A special thanks to Mark Stanford, Texas A&M Forest Service Fire Chief and NWCG Leadership Subcommittee for this blog post.)

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