Each year we have an award event for our members and their families. We recognize all of our members and their contributions in the past year. We also present the following individual awards:

2016 Recipients:
Crew Chief of the Year – Bill Min

This award is given to a crew chief who does a superior job of supervising, instructing and working with their crews. This award is open to paid and volunteer crew chiefs and special event crew chiefs.

EMT of the Year – Claire Grosgogeat

This award is give to an EMT that has shown outstanding performance, skill and knowledge as an EMT.

Volunteer of the Year – Jaime Bairaktaris

This award is given to a volunteer member who during during the past year has made a meaningful contribution to the continued development and improvement of WVEMS.

Explorer of the Year – Thomas Heisler 

This award is given to an Explorer that has shown outstanding performance, skill and knowledge

Special Awards

This award is given to a person who has shown a special interest in WVEMS and its continued high level of service. Members, non-members and paid staff are eligible for this award.