ROBERT H. GIBSON, JR.
The Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company is pleased to nominate Robert H. Gibson, JR. ("Gus") for the 2015 Marbery F. Gates Service Cup Award in recognition of his 70 years of service to the Volunteer Fire Service in State of Maryland.
Mr. “Gus” Gibson is one of the last of a group of citizens who helped organize the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company in 1945. As such, he has been a member of the Queen Anne-Hillsboro VFC for 70 years, and of course, is a Life and Charter Member of the Company. He continues to very active in Company affairs, and after 40 years as an active fire fighter, continues to contribute in his role as a committee member, fund raiser and Association Delegate.
Mr. Gibson has demonstrated operational leadership, having been elected to the following positions while serving the community as a member of the QAHVFC:
Past Assistant Engineer for QAHVFC
Past Chief Engineer for QAHVFC
Past Assistant Chief for QAHVFC
Past Chief for QAHVFC
Mr. Gibson has demonstrated Administrative leadership, having been elected to the following positions while serving the community as a member of the QAHVFC:
Past Vice President of the QAHVFC
Past President of the QAHVFC
Past and current Director of the QAHVFC
Past Vice President and President, Talbot County Vol. Firemen’s Association
Past Vice President and President, Caroline County Vol. Firemen’s Association
Past Delegate to the Caroline County Volunteer Fireman's Association
Past Delegate to the Talbot County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association
Past Delegate to the Maryland State Fireman's Association Convention Ocean City
Past Chairman of the QAHVFC Building Committee for the New Fire House
Past Chairman of the Annual Fund-Drive
Past Chairman of the QAHVFC Annual Dinner
Current Chairman of the QAHVFC Historical Committee
As you can see, “Gus” Gibson has served his Company, Community, and the Tri-County (Queen Anne, Talbot, and Caroline) area for nearly seven decades with distinction and dedication. He has been inducted into the Hall of Fames of Caroline, Talbot, Kent & Queen Anne County associations, as well as the Eastern Shore Volunteer Firemen’s Association’s Hall of fame. His fellow firefighters, the men and women of Station 8, 80, 800, believe he deserves consideration for the Maryland State Fireman’s Association Marbery F. Gates Service Cup Award for 2015.