Del Norte Ambulance Service Operations Manager Charles Tweed was honored at the State Capital for his "outstanding commitment" to Emergency Medical Services and the community.
The recognition is part of its Stars of Life program, according to a press release from the California Ambulance Association.
"The Stars are paramedics, emergency medical technicians and other emergency medical service personnel from across the state," the release stated.
Tweed has trained local paramedics, and since taking his present job, has been named Del Norte Ambulance Employee of the Year three times. Tweed accepted his honor during a March 6-7 event in Sacramento.