From left, Councilmember Keith Blackburn and Councilmember Mark Packard congratulate Jeff Chumbley, his children and wife, Jenny, along with James Floros, Mayor Claude A. “Bud” Lewis, Mayor Pro Tem Ann Kulchin and Councilmember Matt Hall. Chumbley was awarded the Burn Institute’s Pamela R. Kelly Award for his exceptional contribution to fire service in the community by the Carlsbad City Council. Chumbley has been with Carlsbad for six of his 18-year career in public safety, has been a volunteer with the Burn Institute for 14 years, and has served as the chairman for numerous events and committees. For the past three years he has served as the president of the Fire Fighters Advisory Council to the Burn Institute. Courtesy photo
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