Philip C. Stittleburg
La Farge, WI, Fire Department
Philip C. Stittleburg, B.A., J.D., FIFireE, CFOD, entered the volunteer fire service in 1972 and has served as chief of the La Farge, WI, Fire Department since 1977. He is the past chairman of both the NVFC and the NFPA and past president of the Institution of Fire Engineers, United States branch. He also served on the board of directors of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation for 18 years and represents the United States on the board of directors of the Organización de Bomberos Americanos. In 1998, he was named national volunteer fire chief of the year.