AFAA Person of the Year Award Recipients

  • 2020 - Jack Poole

  • 2019 - Rodger Reiswig

  • 2017 - Dan Finnegan

  • 2013 - Tonya Hoover

  • 2011 - Jim Milke

  • 2010 - Bruce Allen

  • 2009 - Kathleen Almand

  • 2008 - Richard Peddicord

  • 2007 - Wayne Moore

  • 2006 - Ed Comeau

  • 2002 - John Fleming

  • 2001 - Martin H (Mickey) Reiss

  • 2000 - Dean Wilson

  • 1999 - V.J. Bella

  • 1998 - Pat Coughlin

  • 1997 - Richard Bukowski

  • 1996 - Leona A. Nisbet, Director-Stds Administration, NFPA

  • 1995 - Daniel R. Kiley, DE State FM

  • 1994 - -George Miller -- President, NFPA

  • 1993 - Curt Weldon -Congressional Fire Service & Julius E. Halas -Sarasota Chief of Fire-Rescue

  • 1992 - Jim Dalton -Executive Director OLS

  • 1991 - Dave Hilton -Pres. IAFC & Cobb Co. Fire Chief

  • 1990 - Henry Green, Executive Director -Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes

  • 1989 - Martin Fisher, Boston Fire Marshal

  • 1988 - David A. Lucht, Director of Worchester Polytechnic Institute for Fire Safety Studies

  • 1987 - Pete Dubivsky -UL

  • 1986 - Tom Smith -FEMA

  • 1985- Jim Roberts -Office of State Fire Marshal, North Carolina Dept. of Insurance

  • 1984 - Chief Douglas Pollington -Pres. IAFC

  • 1983 - Charlie Zimmerman -NFPA Fire Protection Engineer