CCFR’s Michael Jackson receives Fire Marshal of the Year award
Michael Jackson, the division chief of Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue, received the 2022 Fire Marshal of the Year award.
The award is presented by the Washington State Firefighters Association.
CCFR Community Harm Reduction staff nominated Jackson for the award.
“Chief Jackson has proven himself to be someone who, through his leadership, education and experience, has provided exemplary service to the citizens of our district and to many residents outside of our borders,” a statement said. Press. “He has expanded the vision of community risk reduction to areas outside the typical fire safety realm and improved services through his exceptional creativity and diligence in conceptualizing and implementing unique programs that serve better our community in injury and fire prevention.”
Jackson was recognized for leading seamless integration with other agencies and partners, for expanding the Community Support Counseling and Education Services program to Southwest Washington, for launching a co -behavioral response and for creating a falls reduction program.
“Division Chief Jackson has taken tremendous steps to advance Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue in the areas of fire prevention and community risk reduction,” Fire Chief John Nohr said in the statement. . “Our communities are safer today because of the work of Chief Jackson.”
Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in fire and safety engineering technology from Eastern Kentucky University and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Washington.
“Chief Jackson has proven himself to be an innovator in providing service to his community and continues to find unique ways to reduce life safety risks both for the first responders he works with, as well as for the citizens it serves”, declared the Liberation. “For that, Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue couldn’t be more proud of the Washington State Association of Fire Marshal’s 2022 Fire Marshal of the Year, Division Chief Michael Jackson.”