This area is to share promotion announcements from the South East Region. Thank you chapters for your mentorship and support. Congratulations to all that are promoting!

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SER Member Promotion – Lance Blakey

The IABPFF Congratulates newly promoted Battalion Chief Lance Blakey on his promotion.

You are invited to the Charlottesville Fire Departments’ awards and recognition ceremony on October 27 at 10 am in Charlottesville, Va. 

This is to celebrate Battalion Chief Lance Blakey’s historic promotion. Please scan the QR code or click the Google link below for up-to-date event information. #166 Years

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfAoKURKLhIdSifq69uHSFg6lmwM4_oaB0dna5LTma04_9LHQ/viewform

CONGRATS CHIEF BLAKEY!

This and all other SER promotions can be seen online: https://iabpf.org/?page_id=746

South East Region Promotion – Tina Watkins

A big congratulations to our sister Tina Watkins on her promotion to Fire Chief of the Petersburg, VA Fire Dept. She is the first African American Female to do so in their department’s history. See news story links below.

https://www.wtvr.com/news/local-news/petersburg-appoints-first-woman-as-fire-rescue-chief

https://www.nbc12.com/2022/01/14/petersburg-appoints-first-woman-fire-rescue-chief/

South East Region Captain Promotion – Quincy Scott

Congratulations to our own Membership Committee Chair Quincy Scott on his promotion to Captain. Hailing out of Lynchburg, VA, brother Quincy holds several positions at the chapter and regional levels as well. See his profile for his full bio. Way to go!

Congratulations to Anthony Andrews of the Lynchburg Fire Department in Lynchburg, Virginia for his promotion to the rank of Captain!

– Submitted by Chapter President Quincy Scott

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