Award Winners

Many wonderful, deserving individuals and groups
have been honored in past years.

Lifetime Achievement

2018 - Daniel Keenan

2017 - Jack Fry

2016 - Sonny Maguire

2015 - Rob Born, Rich Martyn, Nick Vent

2014 - Lt. Col. Michael Sather

2013 - Vicky Furnish

2012 - Kelly Seitz, Santa Clara County FD

2011 - James Zeigler, PhD

2010 - Hildebrand & Noll Associates

2009 - Paul Deis

2008 - Michael Rohde

2007 - Michael Brady

2005 - John R. Gustafson

2004 - Dale Foster

2003 - John Maleta

2002 - Jim O'Dommell

2001 - Dean Dysart

2000 - Gerald Gray

1999 - Jan Dunbar

Instructor of the Year

2018 - Todd Burton

2017 - Brad Haldeman

2016 - Randall "RW" Jones

2015 - Christopher Wrenn

2014 - Jim Tate

2013 - Bill Wennhold

2012 - David Ofwono, First On Compliance

2011 - Paul Henlin

2010 - Robert Hill

2009 - Nick Vent

2008 - Jack Fry

2007 - Daniel K. Law

2006 - H. Dieter Heinz, PhD

2005 - Paul Deis

2004 - Jeff Paullus

2003 - Matthew Krimsky

2002 - Charlie Wright

2001 - Michael Callan

2000 - John Bowen

1999 - Maria Duazo & Dan Keenan

Medal of Valor

2002 - FDNY Hazardous Materials Unit

Innovation and Technology

2017 - Safe Environment Engineering

2016 - Cal OES Fire & Rescue Branch Hazmat Section

2015 - Alex Kass

2013 - Edwards & Cromwell Spill Control

2012 - Jerry Apodaca, Sacramento FD

2010 - HazMat IQ, LLC

2007 - The Cameo Team of NOAA & USEPA

2005 - San Diego County Department of Environmental Health

2002 - Johnathan Hall & LAPD HazMat Environmental Crimes Unit

2000 - Carl Garbarino & Clyde Lansing

1999 - Tim Capehart

Responder of the Year

2018 - Dino Beltz

2016 - Michael Horn

2014 - Todd Thalhamer

2013 - West, Texas Fire Department

2012 - Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.; Kyle Watson, Salvage Manager

2011 - San Bruno Fire & Police Departments

2009 - Jeff Carmen

2008 - Charles Tobias

2007 - Carter Davis

2006 - United States Coast Guard

2005 - Los Angeles Police Deparment HazMat Unit

2003 - Tom Bass

2002 - Arlington County Virginia Fire

2001 - Richard Martyn

2000 - Sonoma Valley HazMat Team