CAPTAIN BRIAN MCDONOUGH
Captain Brian McDonough has been with the Newport Beach Fire Department since 2002. He has served as a Support Services Aide (2002-2004) and was awarded his firefighter's badge in 2004. Since then, Brian has shown exemplary service through the ranks of Engineer and continues to deliver unprecedented service at the rank of Fire Captain.
Captain McDonough has served as a representative for the Newport Beach Firefighter's Association for several years and currently holds the position of President. Brian has been instrumental in building a solid working relationship with our City Government and constantly works to maintain a positive work environment. He has been recognized in his collaborative effort at working with the City and FD Management through the recent recession, to maintain support of the FD and its personnel.
Captain McDonough has been very dedicated to charitible causes such as the 1/1 Foundation (USMC) in raising funds for our soldiers. He was also the recipient of a unit citation for his leadership on a medical response in which a man in his early 20's was successfully resuscitated and fully recovered.
The NBFA has recognized the efforts of Captain Brian McDonough in making the Newport Beach Fire Department a better place to work. Congratulations on your appointment to Firefighter of the Year 2012, Brian!