Sudderth Receives Emergency Management Award (2016-12-09 14:16:36)

Watauga County Emergency Management Coordinator Steve Sudderth received the North Carolina Emergency Management Director’s Award on Thursday. reports Sudderth was awarded for his dedicated service to the emergency management field in Watauga County as well as across the State of North Carolina during his 25 year career.

According to the Watauga Democrat, Sudderth was born and raised in Blowing Rock, and both his father and brother were firefighters. In 1992 he became Watauga County’s assistant fire marshal and was later promoted to fire marshal and director of emergency management.

Sudderth is retiring at the end of this month. Watauga County Assistant Fire Marshal Taylor Marsh will serve as interim fire marshal.


Image: Taylor Marsh