For Immediate Release
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Representatives of Atlantic City
Electric recently presented the company's ninth annual Merit of Excellence Award for Commitment to Public Safety to Arthur
E. Treon, who died in November. The posthumous presentation was made to Treon's
wife, Dora, during the annual New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference at the
Tropicana Casino & Resort.
"We are honored to recognize Arthur for his many years of
service and dedication to emergency management and
public safety," said Vince Maione, Atlantic City Electric region president. "He
was a respected leader throughout the state, and many relied on his expertise and
willingness to assist with any issue pertaining to public safety."
The Merit of Excellence Award for Commitment to Public
Safety was created to honor those who commit their
time and talents to the residents and visitors of our region and to recognize
individuals or organizations that have made a significant contribution to
emergency preparedness and safety in southern New Jersey.
a lifelong resident of the Cape May area, served as lieutenant with the Cape
May County Sheriff's Office, where he rose through the ranks and held various
positions. He continued his career as deputy coordinator with the Cape May
County Office of Emergency Management.
also served the community through his involvement with the Town Bank Volunteer
Fire Company, where he served as vice president, president, lieutenant,
captain, deputy chief and department chief throughout his career. After
stepping down as chief, Treon embraced the roles of training officer and safety
officer. He was also chief instructor with the Cape May County Fire Academy.
Atlantic City Electric supports the New Jersey Emergency
Preparedness Conference through its Emergency Services Partnership Program,
which provides resources for safety initiatives, education, recruitment and
retention activities, and scholarship opportunities for police, fire and
emergency management officials.
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