Coral Springs Commission honors Chaplain Ronald Perkins

The Coral Springs Commission recognized Reverend Ronald Perkins for being awarded as the 2021 Chaplain of the Year by the Federation of Fire Chaplains, an international fellowship of Fire-Rescue Chaplains during a recent meeting. Selected by his peers, Rev. Perkins reflects the energy, drive, understanding, and compassion necessary to serve as an elite emergency services chaplain.
Fire Chief Michael McNally said, “We are fortunate to have Rev. Perkins as a member of our team and are proud to recognize him for this well-deserved and honorable award. This recognition is a testament to his selfless dedication to the welfare of first responders and exemplifies the important role he plays within our organization.”
Rev. Perkins was nominated for the aware for going above and beyond in his service to others. He has been a public safety chaplain since 2009, serving the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department since 2017. He has extensive experience and education in workplace chaplaincy, critical incident stress management (CISM), and crisis negotiation.