VFCA Glenn A. Gaines Leadership Legacy Award

This annual award recognizes an individual for superior leadership & actions that have elevated the fire service profession within the Commonwealth of Virginia through mentoring, teaching & sharing outstanding contributions. Any current career or volunteer firefighter up to and including a chief officer within the Commonwealth of Virginia is eligible to compete for this award.  

Nominations are due by December 1st of each year and the award will be presented at the Annual Virginia Fire Rescue Conference. For more information or questions, contact the VFCA at info@vfca.us. 

Nominate individuals for their significant achievements or contributions to the fire service in the following areas:

1.  Accomplishments(in mentoring & professional development)

2.  Initiative (including helping others beyond their own agency through mentoring and professional development, including advocacy)

3.  Technical Competence (including serving as an instructor)

4.  Demonstrated Leadership and Mentoring Ability

5.  Additional Information

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