Maryland State Firemen's Association

Future Convention Dates
June 16-22, 2018
June 15-20, 2019
June 20-25, 2020
June 19-24, 2021

Executive Committee Meetings

August 26, 2017
Reese and Community Volunteer Fire Company

December 2, 2017
Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department

February 24, 2018
Singerly Fire Company

April 14, 2018
Midland Volunteer Fire Deparment #1

June 17, 2018
Ocean City

June 22, 2018
Ocean City


Announcements
November 21, 2017
UPDATE: MSFA Tip Sheets
November 21, 2017
Holiday Safety Tip Sheets
November 18, 2017
NFPA Podcast The Survivors - Please share
November 17, 2017
Call for Action - Tell the U.S. House to pass the AFG grant legislation
November 17, 2017
Extended Registration for Releasing the Reins Seminar in Ocean City MD December 2nd & 3rd
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Next Seven Days
November 23, 2017
RHVFD YETI COOLER RAFFLE
RHVFD Co. 13, 6101 Roanoke Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
November 24, 2017
RHVFD YETI COOLER RAFFLE
RHVFD Co. 13, 6101 Roanoke Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
November 25, 2017
RHVFD YETI COOLER RAFFLE
RHVFD Co. 13, 6101 Roanoke Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
November 26, 2017
RHVFD YETI COOLER RAFFLE
RHVFD Co. 13, 6101 Roanoke Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
November 27, 2017
RHVFD YETI COOLER RAFFLE
RHVFD Co. 13, 6101 Roanoke Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
November 27, 2017
Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Assn
Dentsville (host) held at LaPLata VFD
November 28, 2017
RHVFD YETI COOLER RAFFLE
RHVFD Co. 13, 6101 Roanoke Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
November 28, 2017
Cantina Mamma Lucia Lunch and Dinner
Cantina Mamma Lucia, Hanover, MD
November 29, 2017
RHVFD YETI COOLER RAFFLE
RHVFD Co. 13, 6101 Roanoke Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
November 29, 2017
Recruitment & Retention Committee Meeting
Skype Meeting
November 29, 2017
Garrett County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
Bittinger
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FRANCIS L. BRANNIGAN INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Purpose of Award:     Recognition of an individual or group contribution to fire, rescue, and emergency medical services training and education 

 
Award Sponsor:     Chesapeake Society of Fire and Rescue Instructors, and the Maryland Chapter of the International Society of Fire and Rescue Instructors
 
Award Administered By:   Chesapeake Society of Fire and Rescue Instructors
 
Background:     The Francis L. Brannigan Instructor of the Year Award was first established by Professor Francis L. Brannigan in 1977.  Professor Brannigan was the first and longtime Professor with the Montgomery College Fire Science Program and a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers.  This award is presented annually by the Chesapeake Society of Fire and Rescue Instructors in recognition of an individual or group contribution to fire, rescue, and emergency medical services training and education in Maryland.
 
Award Rules:

1. In order to be considered for the award, the following should be addressed in the nomination:

A. The contribution during the previous calendar year with any specific information related to fire, rescue, and EMS training and education. 

B. The contribution made to fire, rescue, or EMS training and education during the years prior to the previous calendar year. 

2. Nominees do not have to be members of the Maryland fire and rescue service or the Chesapeake Society of Fire and Rescue Instructors to be considered. 

3. Nominations should be sponsored by a charter member and submitted in a narrative format with as much specific information as possible to: Assistant Director, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University of Maryland, 4500 Campus Dr., College Park, MD 20742. 

4. All nominations must be received no later than March 31st of each year. 

The award is presented at the Annual Convention and Conference of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association.

Previous Recipients:
1977 Francis L. Brannigan   1977 Warren E. Isman
1978 Kurt Eisenschmidt    1979 Theodore L. Jarboe
1980 MFRI Staff   1981 Mary Beth Michos
1982 John McNeece   1983  None presented
1984 Harry Devlin   1985 W. Newton “Skip” Carey
1986 Judith K. White   1987 State Fire Marshal's Office Staff
1988 Margaret Epperson SeBour   1989 Herman E. Rhue
1990 Milton Zepp   1991 Andrew I. Levy
1992 George A. Morgan   1993 Leon M. Fleming
1994 Clarence “Smiley” White   1995 Leonard E. Yox
1996 Robert L. Rose   1997 Susan T. Schell
1998 William Luebberman   1999 Margaret "Elaine" Wedding
2000 Michael Weller   2001 Mark New
2002 Steven D. Cox   2002 Jackie Carey
2003 John E. "Sonny" Rose, Jr.   2004 John  G. "Jack" Hulet
2005 Mike Crawford   2006 Alan L. Braver
2007 Earl Powell   2008 George Fairfax
2009 Jeff Dickey    2010 Mark Falkenhan
2011 Mark Falkanha   2012 Daniel J Stevens
2013 David W. Lewis   2014 Richard E. Himes

 

 

 

 

 

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