The 2013 annual Metropolitan (Metro) Fire Chiefs
Association conference, in Phoenix, took place April 5-11. Along with naming
board members, the Metro Chiefs bestowed the 2013 Metro awards.
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2013 Metropolitan Fire Chief’s award winners: CFO Peter Holland (Left); Chief Keith Richter
Congratulations to all the recipients!
Program Manager, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC); Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell, Assistant to
the General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF);
and Dr. Denis Onieal, Superintendent
of the National Fire Academy received the President’s Award of Distinction.</li>
Keith Richter*, of the Orange County, California, Fire Authority was named
Fire Chief of the Year;
Peter Holland*, Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser, UK Government, received the
Lifetime Achievement Award; and,