NCAFC Award Recipients

2020 Career Fire Chief
of the Year

Martin S. Dailey

City of Thomasville
Fire & Rescue

2020 Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year

Bryan L. Perry

Buxton Volunteer
Fire Department

2019 Career Fire Chief
of the Year

Benjamin Major, Jr.

Fayetteville Fire / Emergency Management

2019 Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year

Ronald A. Boles, Jr.

East Bend Volunteer
Fire Department

2018 Career Fire Chief
of the Year

Chief Lee Barbee

Town of Clayton FD

2018 Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year

Chief Jake Williams

Odell Fire / Rescue

Career Fire Chief of the Year Award Recipients
2006    Kenneth Mullen -- Rocky Mount FD
2007    Jeff Cash -- Cherryville FD
2008    Mark Hinson -- Conover FD
2009    Mark McCurry -- Forest City FD
2010    Dennis Presley -- Skyland FD
2011    Don Oliver -- Wilson Fire / Rescue
2012    Sidney Perry -- Zebulon FD
2013    Mark Melvin -- Fort Bragg FD
2014    Scott Burnette -- Asheville FD
2015    T. J. McLamb -- Spring Lake FD
2016    Johnny Ray Allen -- Concord FD
2017    Joey Webb, Sr. -- Waynesville FD
2018    Lee Barbee -- Town of Clayton FD 
2019    Benjamin Major, Jr. -- Fayetteville Fire / Emerg Mngmt
2020    Martin S. Dailey -- Thomasville Fire & Rescue
Career Fire Officer of the Year Award Recipients
2016    Stephen Craig Knotts -- New Hanover Co. F / R
2017    Jason Wofford -- Cherryville FD
2018    Todd Eury -- Concord FD 
2019    Chris Davis -- Forsyth County FD
2020    John Charles Bower -- Wilmington FD

2020 Career Fire Officer
of the Year

John Charles Bower

Wilmington Fire Department

2020 Volunteer Fire Officer of the Year

Kevin Thomas Murphy

Stoney Point Volunteer
Fire Department

2019 Career Fire Officer
of the Year

Chris Davis

Forsyth County Fire Department

2019 Volunteer Fire Officer of the Year

Quentin Cash
Cherryville Fire Department

2018 Career Fire Officer
of the Year

Deputy Chief Todd Eury

Concord FD

2018 Volunteer Fire Officer of the Year

Captain Trey Baynor, III

Pinetown Volunteer FD

Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year Award Recipients
2006    Allen Dennie -- Conetoe VFD
2007    Glenn Jernigan -- Faison VFD
2008    Walter Gardner -- Warrenton Rural VFD
2009    Johnny Nicholson -- Balsam-Willets-Ochre VFD
2010    Wesley Hutchins -- Walkertown VFD
2011    David Nance -- Northwest Pocket VFD
2012    Freddy Johnson, Sr. -- Stoney Point VFD
2013    Kevin Gordon -- Waco VFD
2014    Jeff G. Justice -- Reems Creek VFD
2015    Len Needham -- Bahama VFD
2016    Brian A. Wade -- North Lenoir VFD
2017    Eric Wiseman -- Parkway VFD
2018    Jake Williams -- Odell Fire / Rescue
2019    Ronald A. Boles, Jr. -- East Bend VFD
2020    Bryan L. Perry -- Buxton VFD
Volunteer Fire Officer of the Year Award Recipients
2016    Freddy L. Johnson, Jr. -- Stoney Point VFD
2017    Todd McMurry -- Polkville VFD
2018    Trey Baynor -- Pinetown VFD
2019    Quentin Cash -- Cherryville FD
2020    Kevin Thomas Murphy -- Stoney Point VFD
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