EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION

CADET OF THE YEAR

Each year, a cadet is nominated for going above and beyond in our organization. In addition to completing their required training and mandatory hour requirements, they demonstrate exemplary dedication by volunteering countless hours to the department and by displaying a high level of overall professionalism, enthusiasm, and compassion. Recipients of the award are listed below in blue.

To learn more about San Mateo Consolidated Fire's Cadet Program,  visit www.smcfire.org/cadet-program.

HUGH F. MORRIS SPECIAL MERIT MEDAL

Hugh F. Morris became the 1st full-time paid Fire Chief of the fire department on January 1, 1925. Chief Morris fought for more staff, training, equipment, and fire stations. He targeted improvements in training, fire prevention, and an alarm-receiving system. This medal is awarded to an employee for performing meritorious work in one of the following: (1) community service work; (2) outside volunteer services; or (3) day-to-day excellence. It may be awarded in conjunction with the Fire Chief's Commendation, which is granted by the Fire Action Consensus Team (FACT). Recipients of the award are listed below in red.

2019

Adan Pena

TBD - Hugh F. Morris Special Merit Medal

2018

John Bruni

Mark Volkman - Day-to-Day Excellence

2017

Marco Calderon

Lance Lutticken - Day-to-Day Excellence

2016

James DiVincenzi

Robert G. Cook - Community Service

2015

Colin Taylor

Andrew J. Martinez - Community Service

Paul Henretty - Day-to-Day Excellence

2014

Eduardo Maya

Josh G. McGurk - Community Service

Kirk Steers - Day-to-Day Excellence

1993

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Jeffrey M. Barile - Community Service

Joseph R. Latham - Bravery

1992

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Joseph T. Novelli - Community Service

1991

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Sean P. Bonetti - Bravery

Michael W. Keefe - Community Service

1990

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John S. Warren - Community Service

William E. Calkins - Bravery

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