Congratulations 2020 KAFC Fire Chiefs Of The Year!
2020 KLC Career Chief of the Year
The Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs are proud to announce that Chief Nathan Mulvey, Fern Creek Fire Department has been selected as the KLC 2020 Chief of the year. Just one of the quotes from his nomination form. “Chief Mulvey accepted the challenge of being a Chief and has surpassed all expectations of what a great leader is, while remaining as humble today as he was when he first started in the fire service. Not only has Chief Mulvey demonstrated his superior leadership abilities and community involvement, he is and will continue to be a great ambassador for the fire service for many years to come.”
Congratulations Chief Mulvey.
2020 VFIS Volunteer Chief of the Year
The Kentucky Association of fire Chiefs is proud to announce the VFIS Volunteer Chief of the Year, Chief Charles Watkins of Grand Lakes Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Watkins is a 33 year veteran of the department. Under Chief Watkins leadership the department focuses on customer service, to accomplish this he instituted a monthly officer development series were all Grand Lakes officers from company level to chief officers meet to work on improving interpersonal communications, human resource enhancement and qualities of good leadership just to name a few.
Congratulations Chief Watkins
PAST CHIEF OF THE YEAR WINNERS
2011 Volunteer- Wesley Lynn, Grapevine VFD 2011 Career- Frankie Shuck, Versailles
2012 Volunteer- Jeff Wendt, Crescent Springs/Villa Hills VFD 2012 Career- Steven Kyle, Paducah
2013 Volunteer- Rob Dreyer, Ludlow VFD 2013 Career- Steve Mitchell, Owensboro
2014-2015 Volunteer- H.M. Bottom, Russell Springs VFD 2014-2015 Career- Eric Pologruto, Murray
2016 Volunteer – Jimmy VanCleve, Mclean County 2016 Career – Eddie Slone, Frankfort
2017 Volunteer – Cheryl Allen, Rural Russellville 2017 Career – Bill Seng, St Matthews
2018 Volunteer – Larry Bragg, Austin Tracy VFD 2018 Career- David Howser, Lyndon
2019 Volunteer – Chief Chuck Helms VFD 2019 Career – Chief Tom Arnold