2021 Employee of the Year
By Engineer Christy Bumgarner
March 10, 2022

Lieutenant Nelson Carbajal was awarded the " 2021 Employee of the Year".

Lt. Carbajal started as a volunteer firefighter at St. Stephens Fire Department in 2014 and was hired in 2017 as an Engineer. Since 2017, he has progressed in the fire service and promoted to Lieutenant. He has become a leader and mentor to the firefighters he works with while training new members who may have little or no experience. Lt. Carbajal has a heart and passion for the fire service and helping others and is committed to leading by example. This award was well deserved.