Chancellor members are very talented and hardworking. Here are some of our members that have been recognized for their accomplishments.
2016 Annual CVFR Banquet Awards
Member of the Year
Chief Kevin Dillard congratulates Hollie Williams on winning our most prestigious honor, CVFR Member of the Year. She also was the Top Canteen Hours Runner with 1,018 hours. Big night for Hollie!
Gerald Calaway received the Chief’s Award at the CVFR banquet and awards ceremony.
John Manson received the President’s Award for his service to CVFR in 2015.
EMS Provider of the Year
Pat Gray earned the EMS Provider of the Year award for her work in 2015.
Administrative Member of the Year
Wanda Wine was named CVFR’s Administrative Member of the Year for her great work in 2015.
Canteen Member of the Year
Skip White was named CVFR’s Canteen Member of the Year for his service in 2015.
Fire Rookie of the Year
Jacob Kelly was named the 2015 Rookie Firefighter of the Year.
EMS Rookie of the Year
Congrats to Veronique Montagna, our EMS Rookie of the Year in 2015.
Top Hours Runner (Fire)
Chief Bob Weber was the Top Fire Hours Runner in 2015 with 1,958 hours.
Top Hours Runner (EMS)
Eric Miller was the Top EMS Hours Runner in 2015 with 1,325 hours. Thank you for your service, Eric!
Oscar Award (Fire)
The 2015 Oscar Award went to Phillip Gouldman
Capt. Mike Passera, a volunteer with Chancellor Volunteer Fire and Rescue since 2007, was named Member of the Year for 2014 at the organization’s recent awards ceremony and installation of officers.
The award goes to the member who embodies the best of Chancellor in the areas of leadership, dedication, service and excellence.
Passera was recognized for serving as a positive role model for new firefighters, being active in covering shifts and always motivating his team at the station.
He was chosen in a secret ballot by CVFR members. The award is considered the department’s most prestigious.
Member Steve Dove was the recipient of the 2014 Governor’s Emergency Medical Services Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS for Children.
Chief Bob Weber (left) is presented with CVFR’s Member of the Year Award for 2013 by Administrative Chief Kevin Dillard. This is the most prestigious award that CVFR bestows each year. The winner is selected in a secret ballot vote by the membership.
Congratulations to Kevin Dillard (left), CVFR’s Administrative Chief, for winning a special award at the annual banquet of Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad on Jan. 4. The award was presented by CBVRS’s Carlton Hudson.
Congratulations to John Rayman (center), who was named Chancellor Member of the Year for 2012 at the annual banquet on Jan. 26. This is the highest honor that is bestowed by Chancellor Volunteer Fire & Rescue.
Past Chief Eric Lasky (back center) was honored and named a “Shining Knight” by the VCU Medical Center for his role in caring for Jonathan Colson, who was struck by lightning in 2009.
Congratulations to CVFR Life Member and Honor Guard Commander Kurt Murray who was named Fireman of the Year by Spotsylvania Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4391 during the 18th Anniversary Dinner held on April 25, 2015. Presenting the award to Kurt is CVFR Life Member and Past President Charlie McGhee.