2022 Firefighter of the Year
The Shaker Pines Fire Department would like to congratulate Phil Kober as Firefighter of the Year for 2022. Phil joined the department in July 2020. Within two years, Phil continues to grow. Starting in July, Phil becomes fulltime and will be working on EMT training. He is leaving fulltime status at the CT National Guard, staying on as a reservist. He also is leaving the Department of Corrections. He is in the first year of being the president of the Shaker Pines Firefighters Association. Phil is married to his wife Erin with two children. Congratulations Phil. We hope your career is long and healthy.
Past Award Winners
2008 - William York 2009 - Amanda Mele 2010 - Chris Davis
2011 - William Blinn 2012 - Sarah Bewsee 2013-Thomas McGuire
2014- John Guzie 2015 - Joel Izquierdo 2016- Damian McCartney
2017- Joe Jude Kara 2018- Mike Waterman 2019-
2020- Steve Harz 2021- Nick Bertrand 2022- Phillip Kober