Russ Braden, Battalion Chief, Fire Department Public
Voicemail 623-882-7154, cell phone 623-693-0189
(Goodyear, AZ) Goodyear Fire Department Community
Education Coordinator Tanja Tanner has been selected as this year?s recipient
of the Life Safety Educator of the Year by the Arizona Fire and Burn
Educators Association. Tanja was presented the award this week during
the 40th annual Arizona State Fire School in Mesa, AZ.
Individuals are nominated and awarded this honor based on their significant
accomplishments and contributions in Fire and Life Safety Education in Arizona.
Selection of the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year is firmly
established upon outstanding work as an educator, success in increasing
public awareness about safety issues, being a positive role model in their
community, achievements in the fire and life safety field locally, statewide
and nationally, along with a commitment to excellence in their educational
Fire Chief Paul Luizzi stated ?Tanja easily made each and every one of these
qualifications and then some?! He further stated ?Tanya?s commitment to
keeping our children and community safe was forefront for her selection?.