CFSI extends deadline for national fire, EMS leadership awards
The deadline for four Congressional Fire Services Institute awards has been extended to Feb. 12, 2021
By Laura French
WASHINGTON — The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) has extended the deadline for submitting applications for its national fire and EMS leadership awards.
CFSI extended the deadline for the four leadership awards to Feb. 12, 2021, to "allow more time to complete the applications following the holiday season," according to a statement issued Tuesday.
The four awards include:
- the CFSI/Motorola Solutions Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Awards, presented to a leader in public safety for outstanding leadership to improve the deliver of fire and emergency services in the areas of prevention, mitigation and response;
- the CFSI/IFSTA Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education, which recognizes individuals for outstanding achievements at the national level in fire safety education;
- the CFSI/Masimo Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award, presented to fire departments for innovative programs and practices in the delivery of emergency medical services;
- and the CFSI/NFFF Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award, honoring fire departments and public safety organizations for advancing firefighter health and safety through National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's "16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives."
The national leadership awards are scheduled to be presented at the 32nd Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 29, 2021, in Washington, D.C.