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Chuck Bean, Bill Euille, Marc Bashoor, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker,
and Muriel Bowser
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) honored Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor with the Ronald F. Kirby Award for Collaborative Leadership. As Chairman of the COG Fire Chiefs Committee, Bashoor worked closely with WMATA and COG staff following the January Metrorail smoke incident to improve emergency coordination and communication between Metro and first responders.
The Council of Governments is an independent, nonprofit association where area leaders address regional issues affecting the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia.