NFFCU Board Chairman John M. “Jack” Doll will receive the Senator Christopher Jackman Unionism Award in a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, April 11.
The annual award, one of the highest honors bestowed upon an individual by the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO-CLC, is being presented to Doll for his example and promotion of the ideals of firefighter unionism.
In a statement, Doll said, “I am truly honored by this most prestigious award. While I do not feel worthy of such recognition, I do feel blessed to have been able to make some small contribution to the betterment of the lives of my brothers and sisters in the fire service.”
Chairman Doll was first elected to union office in 1984. He was a firefighter for the City of Newark for 32 years, retiring in 2010 with the rank of Battalion Chief.
During his tenure he has held many positions within both the Credit Union and labor movements. In addition to being board chairman at NFFCU, Doll also serves as Secretary to the PFANJ and is a service representative for the International Association of Firefighters where he fills a variety of rolls related to organizing and assisting local unions.
Doll is married to the former Veronica Zavesky and has two boys, Jack Jr. and Matthew. They reside in Union, NJ.