Emergency Vehicle Technician of the Year Award


Nominations accepted by Florida Fire Chiefs' Association members ONLY

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Award Description

This award honors a technician whose primary job responsibility is the maintenance and repair of emergency apparatus and related equipment and who has demonstrated independent initiative in the areas of quality assurance and training and has demonstrated support, involvement and dedication to their department, community, and profession.  Award is presented at the National EVT Training Academy banquet in May of each year.

Nomination Form
Award Recipients

Osman Rahaman, Plantation Fire Department (1999); Alan Johnson, City of Naples (2000); Andre Milot, Oldsmar Fire Department (2001): Roger Walters, Marion County (2002); Gregory Wilk, Palm Coast Fire Rescue (2003); Tin Pham, City of Pinellas Park (2004); Victor Goizueta, Coral Gables Fire Department (2005); John P. Hopp, First Vehicle Services, Orlando International Airport (2006); Thomas Sova, Boca Raton Fire Rescue (2007); Christian Koop, Miami Dade Fire Rescue (2008); Raymond Ballard, Delray Beach Fire-Rescue (2009); Buddy Mallozzi, Coral Springs Fire Department (2010); Terrance Smith, Elite Line Service (2011); Joe Murzynsky, South Walton Fire District (2012); Mitch Perry, Clay County Fire Rescue (2013); Dominic Forte, First Vehicle Services (2014); Michael Young, City of Alexandria Fire Maintenance (2015); John Patfield, Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services (2019)