Fire Department 2014/2015 Award Recipients

We’d like to congratulate and thank all of the Texas Township Fire Fighters for their dedicated service and commitment to the community. Please help us honor the following 2014/2015 Fire Department Awards Banquet recipients:

2014 Award Recipients

Firefighter of the Year: FF/EO Michael VanderWeele

Recruit of the Year: Heather Doroh

Top 5 Responders of the Year:

  • FF John Stubbs
  • FF/EO Matt Dawson
  • FF/EO Mike VanderWeele
  • FF Heather Doroh
  • Captain Robert Lohrberg

Lifesaving Awards

  • Chief Michael Corfman
  • Captain Robert Lohrberg
  • Lieutenant Michael Miller
  • Lieutenant David Ryder
  • Lieutenant Donald Benthin
  • FF/EO Michael VanderWeele (x3)
  • FF Heather Doroh
  • FF Michael Kimble
  • FF Raymond Koole
  • FF/EO Matthew Dawson
  • FF/EO Ira Bilancio
  • FF John Stubbs
  • FF/EO Donald Koop
  • FF/EO Ian MacLeod

2015 Award Recipients

Firefighter of the Year: FF John Stubbs

Recruit of the Year: Jacob Toth

35 Years of Service: Captain Robert Lohrberg
15 Years of Service: Lieutenant Michael Miller
15 Years of Service: FF Kristen Smith
5 Years of Service: FF Matthew Dawson
5 Years of Service: FF Ian MacLeod

Top 5 Responders of the Year:

  • FF John Stubbs
  • FF Heather Doroh
  • FF Jacob Toth
  • Lieutenant Donald Benthin
  • Captain Robert Lohrberg

Lifesaving Awards

  • Chief Chad Tackett
  • Deputy Chief Jim Williams (x3)
  • Captain Robert Lohrberg (x2)
  • Lieutenant Donald Benthin (x4)
  • FF Donald Koop (x3)
  • FF John Stubbs
  • FF Matthew Dawson (x2)
  • FF Heather Doroh
  • FF Ian MacLeod (x2)

Achievement Awards

  • FF Donald Koop
  • Aux Frank Zlomek

Meritorious Unit Citation – Responding to extricating a fisherman who had fallen through the ice on Crooked Lake
Meritorious Unit Citation – Responding to and suppressing a house fire on Kaleb Kove