Andrew Milliken Awarded the 2020 Governor’s Award for Excellence In Community Risk Reduction
Andrew Milliken, Deputy Chief and Fire Protection Engineer for Stafford County Fire and Rescue was awarded the 2020 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Community Risk Reduction this afternoon at a ceremony held at the Department of Fire Programs Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia. In the picture (left to right) is Ernie Little, VFPA President and Chair of the Virginia Fire Services Board Fire Prevention and Control Committee. Andrew Milliken, Scott Garber, the new Chair of the Virginia Fire Services Board, and Garrett Dyer, State Fire Marshal and Acting Director of the Virginia Department of Fire Programs.
Andrew was nominated by the Virginia Fire Prevention Association for his work and leadership as the Chair of the Virginia Fire Services Board Codes and Standards Committee in the three year effort of the development of the 2018 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code which goes into effect July 1, 2021. As the Chair he lead the committee through more than 1,000 proposed amendments to the Statewide Fire Prevention Code leading to a code that allows Fire Prevention Code inspection personnel to use in keeping the citizens and visitors of the Commonwealth safe.
We congratulate Andrew in the receipt of this award and thank him for all his efforts to make our Commonwealth safer from the effects of fire.
VFPA Officers Take Their Oath of Office for 2021-22
The 2021-22 officers, as voted upon by the membership at the 2021 Annual Meeting were sworn into office by ICC Representative Kris Bridges.
The following members took their oath of office. We wish them the best in their newly appointed positions.
President Elect - Jeremy Luttrell
1st Vice President - Gerry Maiatico
2nd Vice President - Linda Hale
Treasurer - Shawn Maddox
Secretary - Jimmy Csizmadia
Delegate at Large - Todd Garwood
Delegate at Large - Mike Armstrong
President Little Honored with Distinguished Service Award and ICC Medallion
At the 2021 Annual Meeting, President Ernie Little was presented a Distinguished Service Award for his service as President of the Association and his leadership through the COVID Pandemic. President Little was also presented the ICC Chapter President Medallion for his service.
Pictured: President Little with Past President Gall and President Elect Luttrell and President Little with Kris Bridges