September 2015

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

Bernie Vahlkamp

FF Mike Dade

Firefighter Dade is a twelve-year veteran of the department having started his tenure on October 6, 2003.  He serves as a Firefighter on first shift.

He is certified as a Firefighter II, Apparatus Engineer, and Paramedic.  He is an instructor with John Wood Community College and the Illinois Fire Service Institute.  He has served as a member of both the Technical Rescue Team and the Hazardous Materials Teams.