Awards

There are four types of awards by which the department recognizes our members commitment to serving their community.

Department Service Pins

Canadian Exemplary Service Medals

BC Provincial Long Service Medals 

Otter Point Fire Fighter of the Year 

Medal Award Pictures

 

Otter Point Volunteer Fire Department

Service Pins

These pins are award by the department to our members in recognition of their commitment to serve their community. The pins recognize service at five year intervals.

40 Years

Kevan Brehart

Jan 2019

35 Years

Dave Gollmer

Harold Melville(Trustee – Retired)

Jan  2015

May 2015

30 Years

Bud Gibbons (Trustee)

Jun  2016

25 Years

Ron Morton

Lloyd Heinemann (Trustee)

Scott Hemphill

Duane Corbin

Ray Fiset

Jun  2015

Jun  2016

Oct  2017

Oct  2017

Mar 2019

20 Years

Ray Fiset

John McCrea

Ken Jones (Trustee – Retired)

Trevor Davidson

Joanne Hemphill (Trustee)

Oct  2014

Jul  2015

Feb  2016

Sep  2017

Jun  2018

15 Years

Marie-Ann Davidson (Trustee)

Jun  2016

10 Years  

 

 

5 Years

Alastair Davy-Saxl

Steve Whitmore

John Steffan

Al Wickheim

Morgan D’Ganigian

Jul 2016

Oct 2017

Jun 2018

Jan 2018

Oct 2019

 

The Canadian Fire Services Exemplary Services Medal

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Exemplary Service medals awarded by the Governor General of Canada in recognition of 20 years of meritorious service to public security in Canada. There are also 30 and 40 year service bars to add to the 20 year medal. Exemplary Service medals and bars have been presented to the following members.

Kevan Brehart

Jarvis Seabrook (retired)

Dave Gollmer

Jim Davidson (retired)

Lexa Gollmer (retired)

Dave Sell (retired)

Ron Morton

Paul White (retired)

Duane Corbin

Scott Hemphill

Ray Fiset

John McCrea

Trevor Davidson

 

Kevan Brehart – 30 Year Bar

Jarvis Seabrook (retired) – 30 Year Bar

Dave Gollmer – 30 Year Bar

Kevan Brehart – 40 Year Bar

1998

2001

2001

2001

2005

2010

2010

2011

2012

2012

2014

2015

2017

 

2008

2011

2011

2019

 

British Columbia Provincial Fire Services Long Service Medal

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Long Service Medals awarded by the Provincial Government in recognition of twenty-five (25) years of fire service in British Columbia. There are also 35 and 45 year service bars to add to the 25 year BC medal.  BC Long Service medals and bars have been presented to the following members.

Kevan Brehart

Jarvis Seabrook(retired)

Dave Gollmer

Ron Morton

Duane Corbin

Scott Hemphill

 

Kevan Brehart – 35 Year Bar

Dave Gollmer – 35 Year Bar

2003

2006

2006

2015

2017

2017

 

2013

2016

 

Otter Point Fire Fighter of the Year

Presented to a member who has gone above and beyond in their commitment to the overall betterment of the Otter Point Fire Department and support of all the departments members.

Alastair Davy-Saxl

Ben Patterson

2018

2019

 

Award Pictures

Below are images of various award presentations

Jim Davidson was an active member of the department from 1980 until illness prevented him from participating in department activities. He served as firefighter, captain, deputy chief and association president and was made an honourary member for his outstanding service. Special presentation made to Jim at his home.

 

Jarvis Seabrook, Kevan Brehart and Dave Gollmer
This 20 year award was presented at the fire department’s 2001 annual dinner.

Lexa Gollmer

20 yrs 2005

Dave Sell

20 yrs 2010

 

Jarvis Seabrook

20 yrs 2001, 25 yrs 2006,

30 yrs 2011

Paul White

20 yrs 2011

 

Kevan Brehart

20 yrs 2001, 25 yrs 2006,

30 yrs 2011, 35 yrs 2014

Ray Fiset

20 years in 2014

 

John McCrea

20 yrs 2015

Ron Morton

20 yrs 2010, 25 yrs 2015

 

Dave Gollmer

20 yrs 2001, 25 yrs 2006,

30 yrs 2011, 35 yrs 2016

Trevor Davidson

20 yrs 2017

 

Duane Corbin

20 yrs 2013, 25 yrs 2017

Scott Hemphill

20 yrs 2013, 25 yrs 2017

 

Fire Fighter of the Year 2018

awarded to Alastair Davy-Saxl

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Fire Fighter of the Year 2019

awarded to Ben Patterson

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