Edinburg Fire Chief Named Firefighter of the Year

The City of Edinburg congratulates Fire Chief Shawn Snider on being selected Firefighter of the Year by the State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas.Snider

Chief Snider was presented with the award on Sunday, June 14, at the 139th Annual State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Convention being held in Galveston, Texas through June 17.

The SFFMA convention is the primary conference for Texas firefighters and emergency services professionals.

Each year members select one firefighter and one first responder to honor.  Nominees must be a member of the state organization and demonstrate: leadership abilities, dedication to training, community involvement, SFFMA involvement, and work knowledge.

Snider has been the Edinburg Fire Chief since 1998.  He also serves as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City.  He is a past president of the SFFMA and he is a member of the Texas Fire Chief’s Association.  He is also…

Read more at The City of Edinburg’s Website.

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