Public Fire Safety Education Awards

Nomination criteria: Nominee has worked on development, implementation or delivery of fire & life safety programs, displayed an institutionalized value towards fire & life safety education, or has provided financial or other noteworthy contributions towards fire and life safety education.

Attach a one page maximum detailed explanation of the nominee’s contributions. Include date or approximate date of achievements and supportive data such as newspaper clippings, trade journal articles, supportive letters, etc.

There are three award categories in which you can nominate a person or organization for consideration:

  • Firefighter/Department Recognition
  • Community Partner Recognition
  • Civilian Recognition

Nomination Process
Nominations may be only submitted through the MSFCA Executive Director. The nominator is responsible for notifying their candidate and ensuring that he/she is willing to participate in our final selection process. Nominations can be submitted online using the form below or mailed to the main office. 

Submit Nominations

Nomination Format
1. Official nomination form or online nomination form
2. One page maximum detailing the nominees contributions

No campaigning is permitted. The nomination form and supporting documents comprise the entire documentation for a candidate's nomination. Neither the nominee nor anyone representing him or her is to contact the awards committee member(s) once the nomination has been made and before the final selection has been made. Any violations of this will subject the nominee to disqualification.

The deadline for nomination packages to be received by the MSFCA office is July 31st each year.

The Selection Process
The nomination packages will be reviewed by MSFCA Member Services Committee's appointed panel to select the winners. MSFCA reserves the right to omit an award. Photos will be published in the Quarter 4 issue of the Minnesota Fire Chief Magazine.

Download Nomination Form - Due July 31st
Online Nomination Form - Due July 31st

View Past Public Fire Safety Education Award Winners

Mailing Address
Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association
6737 W Washington St, Suite 4210
Milwaukee, WI, 53214


Contact Information
Office: 800-743-0911
[email protected]