The Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs Fire Chief of the Year awards honor both a volunteer and career fire chief from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Do you know a fire chief worthy of being the Kentucky Fire Chief of the year? Now is the time to nominate that chief.
Individuals who are eligible for nomination and selection as Fire Chief of the Year are limited to active chiefs of departments.
Selection criteria will emphasize leadership, innovation, professional development, integrity, service to the public and contributions to the fire service as a whole.
All of a nominee's fire service activities and accomplishments will be considered, but, because this is the Fire Chief of the Year award, special emphasis will be placed on the period from July 2019 through July 2020. A nominee's command role at a major emergency incident, while relevant, will not be enough to place that individual into contention for the award.
NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY SEPTEMBER 18, 2020