CVFD Promotions


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 At the CVFD Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 19, 2013, Chief Preston Gentry promoted the following firefighters to the position of Lieutenant:

  • Will Barnhardt
  • Larry DeVault
  • Christopher Rowland

These three gentlemen have displayed the leadership qualities necessary to move our organization forward and are very deserving of the promotions.


CVFD Bids Farewell to Capt. Mark Carlson


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 At the CVFD Annual Awards Banquet, members said goodbye to Captain Mark Carlson, who recently accepted a job in the mid-west. Captain Carlson has been an innovative leader since he came to Crozet almost ten years ago and will be missed by all. On behalf of the CVFD, we wish you the best on your new journey.


CVFD Awards Banquet

Capt. Mike Boyle (left) receives the President's Award

Capt. Mike Boyle (left) receives the President’s Award


Sunday, October 20, 2013 Thank you to everyone who attended the CVFD banquet.

Congratulations to the following:

Firefighter of the Year, Mike Boyle;

President’s award, Mike Boyle;

Chief’s Award, Will Schmertzler and Gary Dillon;

Joyful Noise Award, Greg Pugh and Dave Layne;

CVFD Service Award, Mark Carlson;

Community Service Awards, Sam’s Hotdogs and Lisa Baber Jones!

Congratulations to the following members on their promotion to Lieutenant: Larry DeVault, Will Barnhardt, and Chris Rowland!

Thank you to Patsy Wood and the staff of Country Cupboard Catering for a fabulous job and to LTC Jeff Mullins for being our guest speaker.

Thank you to each of the CVFD members for their dedication and service and to each of their families for their support!