The Presidential Point of Light is sponsored by the Past President's Club. In order to be eligible, the nominee has to have 4,000 hours or volunteer service in the Fire Department.

In submission, please put nominee name, how many years they have been with your Auxiliary, what they have done for your Auxiliary and the department.  Also write why you are nominating them for the award.

All submissions are to be submitted by May 1st prior to convention to be considered.  The committee will review all submissions and select an award winner.

Submit nominations to Joan Dempsey Joanie@vvfd,org

                                     Jean Picken.

Presidential Point of Light

Mother Travers Award

Mother Morgan Award 

The Karen Brennan Spirit Award was initiated in 2010 by State Auxiliary President Joan Dempsey. When Joan stepped down from being President she wanted to recognize members who have the spirit of volunteering and giving back to the community.

Karen was Past President of the Auxiliary to the VSFA 2004-2006 and passed away in 2010.

Submit name:

Member Auxiliary, how many years with the Auxiliary and what they have done for the Auxiliary, Fire Department and community.  

The person nominating should write why they are nominating the person for recognition.

All nominees are  to be emailed to Joan Dempsey at

All submissions will be reviewed and will be presented at the Annual Conference with members of Karen's family who are present to present the award.

The Mothers Travers Award is presented to the Auxiliary who has the most members at all three (3) meetings starting with Conference, Fall Zone Meeting and Spring Zone meeting.

​​Williams-Simms Award

The Mother Morgan Award is presented to the Auxiliary who has the most members at the current conference.

Karen Brennan Spirit Award

The Williams-Simms Award is awarded to the Auxiliary who makes the most donations to the Firefighter's Relief Fund.