Excellence in Fire and Life Safety Award
The Excellence in Fire & Life Safety Award honors individuals who have dedicated themselves to saving lives and property through their work on code development, fire-prevention practices and leadership techniques. The award is sponsored by the International Code Council (ICC) and the Fire & Life Safety Section (FLSS) and is presented annually during Fire-Rescue International.
State Fire Marshal Dwayne Garriss Earns 2018 FLSS Award
Howard Hopper Earns 2017 FLSS Award
Jim Tidwell Earns Excellence in Fire and Life Safety Award
Bruce Johnson, Senior Regulatory Engineer, Codes & Advisory Services, Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Chief Tonya Hoover, California State Fire Marshal
Battalion Chief and Director of Training Sean DeCrane, City of Cleveland, Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Fire
Building/Fire Safety Division Chief Anthony "Tony" Apfelbeck, Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Fire Marshal George Michehl, Buffalo Grove (Ill.) Fire Department and executive director emeritus, Illinois Fire Inspectors Association
Deputy State Fire Administrator John Mueller, New York
Mr. Ed Comeau, Campus Firewatch and founder and past-director, Center for Campus Fire Safety
Division Chief Michael T. Love, Montgomery County (MD) Fire & Rescue
Azarang (Ozzie) Mirkhah, PE of the Las Vegas (NV) Fire Rescue Department