FEFD Honours 28 Firefighters and Educators for their Years of Service

40 Years of Service Award (Suppression Division, then Public Education Division) From left to right: Fire Chief Ed Melanson, Public Educator Rohinton Mistry, Kathyrn Mistry, Public Education Captain Tracey Fitzsimons

From left to right: Fire Chief Ed Melanson, Public Educator Rohinton Mistry, Kathyrn Mistry, Public Education Captain Tracey Fitzsimons. (Photo Credit: BGF Photography)

On Saturday, April 28, the FEFD celebrated the 28th Annual Service Awards. In all, the event included 19 honoured guests; 61 retirees and guests; and 161 firefighters, public educators, administrators and guests.

The FEFD is very proud of our ability to retain dedicated firefighters and educators. Its team are tested often with significant challenges and barriers. While on duty, they personify compassion and perseverance in the face of those challenges and make a difference in the lives of countless individuals and their families every year.

Five Years of Service

  • Jessica Kompf (Firefighter Station 5)
  • Travis Richard (Firefighter Station 5)
  • Stewart Ruffley (Firefighter Station 5)
  • Christopher Smith (Acting Captain Station 3)
  • Jonathan Witkowski (Acting Captain Station 6)

10 Years of Service

  • Dustin Dunseith (Firefighter Station 5)
  • Kevin Hesse (Firefighter Station 3)
  • Robert Kirk (Firefighter Station 3)
  • Michael Reinhardt (Captain Station 4)
  • Darren Smith (Firefighter Station 4)

15 Years of Service (Suppression Division, Education & Emergency Management Division)

  • Michael Atkins (Captain Station 6, Communications Officer)

15 Years of Service

  • Jason Armstrong (Firefighter Station 5)
  • Ryan Brunning (Captain Station 5)
  • Frank Devereaux (Firefighter Station 4)
  • Mark Dunseith (Firefighter Station 3 – Now Retired)
  • Richard Hingley (Firefighter Station 4)
  • James Ramsay (Firefighter Station 5)
  • Ken Teal (Firefighter Station 6)
  • Shawn Thibodeau (Firefighter Station 4)

20 Years of Service

  • Dennis Cheu (Firefighter Station 4)
  • James Overholt (Firefighter Station 3)

25 Years of Service

  • Kevin Morin (Firefighter Station 4)
  • Mark Schmitt (District Chief Station 4)
  • Douglas Woehl (District Chief Station 3)

40 Years of Service (Suppression Division, the Public Education Division)

  • Rohinton Mistry (Former Firefighter Old Station 2, Public Educator)

40 Years of Service

  • William Troupe III (Firefighter Station 2)

Retirement

  • Mark Fazekas – 16 Years (Firefighter Station 4)
  • Don Marr – 21 Years (Firefighter Station 3)

2 thoughts on “FEFD Honours 28 Firefighters and Educators for their Years of Service

  1. Barbara Boyer

    We are so blessed to have such great firefighters in our area. God bless ’em all …. and thank you for all you do.

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