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Jerome Township Fire Chief Honored

Jerome Township Fire Chief Honored-SkeldonJerome Township Fire Chief Scott Skeldon was recently honored by the Ohio State Firefighter’s Association as the 2013 Myron George Distinguished Service Award recipient.

Chief Skeldon was presented the award at the 2013 OSFA Conference in Boston Hts. by OSFA President Jason Pollitt.

The Award is name for Myron George, a longtime member of the OSFA who’s many outstanding contributions to Ohio’s Fire Service set the benchmark for Ohio’s Fire Service Leaders.

President Pollitt stated that Chief Skeldon serves on several OSFA committees, and was nominated by the OSFA and appointed by Governor Kasich to serve on the Ohio State Fire Commission in 2012

Chief Skeldon also is active in other State and International Fire Associations, being a member of the Ohio Association of Professional Firefighters, Past-President of the Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association in 2005-2006, and currently serves as the Ohio Representative to International Association of Fire Chiefs -Great Lakes Division Board of Directors.

Photo: Chief Skeldon receives his award from Captain Jason Pollitt, OSFA President (left).