On April 1, 2013, Battalion Chief Mike Gatterman was promoted to Deputy Chief. Chief Gatterman has been a member of Snohomish Fire District 4 since December 16, 1977.
Fire Chief Ron Simmons handing Deputy Chief Mike Gatterman his new helmet.
|EMS Provider of the Year
FF/PM Neil Broumley
|Officer of the Year
Lt. Brian Zehe
|Firefighter of the Year
FF Kirk Nordlund
On March 8, Snohomish Fire helds its 39th Annual Awards Banquet at Lord Hill Farms in Snohomish. The evening began with a performance by the Snohomish County Firefighters Pipes & Drums. The event was not only to honor members for their years of service, but also for the retirement of Fire Chief Mark Collins whose last day at the Department was January 2, 2013.
Years of service awards went to:
Thirty-Five Years - Deputy Chief Mike Gatterman
Twenty Years - Lieutenant Gary Jessop, Firefighter Marcus McGee, Lieutenant Marybeth O'Leary, and Executive Assistant Sharon Wilson
Fifteen Years - Firefighter Anthony Christoffersen, and Lieutenant Bert Wolfe
Ten Years - Firefighter/Paramedic Torie McCormick
Five Years - Firefighter/Paramedic Dave Alberts, Firefighter/Paramedic Neil Broumley, Firefighter Chris Burnette, Chaplain Glen Davenport, Firefighter Dani DeVos, Firefighter Adam Gleason, Firefighter Brad Ives, Firefighter Karl Jacobsen, Firefighter Amy Johnson, Firefighter Garrett Lane, Chaplain Howard Lewis, Firefighter Brian Raby, Firefighter Greg Rockenstire, and Chaplain Jim Tunnell.
Two Years - Chaplain Margie Jacobson, and Firefighter Evan Merritt.
The Department membership voted and chose annual awards for: EMS Provider of the Year - FF/PM Neil Broumley, Officer of the Year - Lt. Brian Zehe, and Firefighter of the Year - FF Kirk Nordlund.