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A

Mr. Benjamin Abes MPH
Chief
Lee County EMS
Ms. Kelly Adams EMT-B
Detroit Fire Dept. EMS Division
Mr. Ahed Al Najjar FAHA, FPMPH, DOHS, RAHA, NREMT TO, FAREMT FPC, RN
Director of Life Support Training Dept.
Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz College for EMS – King Saud University
Mr. Timothy Arnett BS, NRP
Fire Captain/Paramedic
Anne Arundel County Fire Department
Faizan H. Arshad MD
EMS Medical Director
Healthquest Systems

B

Mr. Michael Baker MA, NRP
Chief of EMS
Tulsa Fire Department
Dr. Paul Banerjee DO
Medical Director
Polk County Fire Rescue
Bruce Baxter
New Britain Emergency Medical Services, Inc.
New Britain EMS Inc.
Ms Michelle Beatty MEd, NRP
Training Specialist
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
Corina Bilger
Global Director of Sales
H&H Medical
Mr. Jay Black
Education Quality Specialist
Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Ms Allison J. Bloom Esq., EMT, EMS-I, FACPE
Attorney at Law
Law Office of Allison J. Bloom
Mr. Sean J. Britton MPA, NRP
Emergency Preparedness Planner
Maryland Institute for EMS Systems
Dr. Chad Brocato JD, DHSc
Attorney/Partner
Brocato Legal Group, PLLC
Mr. Gregory Brooks EMT-P
EMS Coordinator
Doctors Hospital of Augusta

C

Jose G. Cabanas MD, MPH, FACEP
Director and Medical Director
Wake County Department of EMS
Andreas Claesson PhD, RN, EMT-P
Researcher
Karolinska Institue's Centre for Resuscitation Science
Andreas Cleve
CEO /Co-founder
Corti.ai
Ms Stephanie Corbin NRP, BA
EMS Training Officer
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
Carl Craigle NRP
Chief Paramedic
Platte Valley Ambulance Service
Mr. Scott Crawford NRP, FP-C, EMSI
Paramedic / Firefighter
Omaha Fire Department
Mr. Shaun Curtis BS, EMT-P
Risk and Safety Manager
MedStar Mobile Healthcare

D

David Dalton BS, EMT-P
Captain
St. Charles County Ambulance District
Mr. Robin Davis NRP
Assistant Chief, EMS Operations
Sterling Rescue Squad
Mr Bradley Dean NRP
Battalion Chief, Training Division
Rowan County Emergency Services
John Delaney MA
Captain II
Arlington County Fire Department
Mr. Marc-Antoine Deschamps OStJ, ACPf, BappB:ES
Superintendent of Public Information
Ottawa Paramedic Service
Dr. Edward Dickinson MD, NRP, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Mr. Brian Donaldson CCP, ASM
Director of EMS
Waushara County, Wisconsin
Mr. Rommie Duckworth LP
Founder, Director
New England Center for Rescue and Emergency Medicine
Mr. Peter Dworsky MPH, EMT-P, CEM
Corporate Director
MONOC EMS

E

Mr. Justin M. Eberly BS, EMT
Education Specialist
VFIS
Mr. David Ezzell MPA, EMT-P
Education Consultant
North Carolina Office of EMS

F

Robert Farmer
Director, NEXTGEN Solutions
Atos Public Safety
Dr. William Ferguson MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Mr. Andrew Fisher MPAS, APA, PA-C
Major, MD Candidate, 2020
College of Medicine, Texas A&M University
Jay Fitch PhD
Founding Partner
Fitch & Associates, LLC

G

David Garber AS-EMS, NC EMT-P
Field Training Officer, Educator
Mecklenburg EMS
Mr. Donald Garner Jr. BAS, NRP
Deputy Director
Wake County EMS
Mr. Michael Gerber MPH, EMT-P
Associate Consultant
Redflash Group
Mr. Guy Gleisberg MBA, BSEE, EMT, EMS-I
Senior Analyst, ETHAN Program
Houston Fire Department EMS
Dr. Michael Gooch DNP, ACNP, FNP, ENP, CFRN, CTRN, CEN, TCRN, EMT-P
Flight Nurse and Instructor in Nursing
Vanderbilt University
Jeffrey M. Goodloe MD, NRP, FACEP, FAEMS
Medical Director
EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City and Tulsa
Mr. Matthew Goudreau BS, NRP, CCEMT-P
Director, Clinical Response & Innovation
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Mr. Kevin Grange EMT-P
Firefighter/Paramedic
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS
James D. Green BSME, MBA
Project Officer
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Mr. Ryan Greenberg
Executive Director
MedSpan Integrated Health
Mr. Keith Griffiths
President
The RedFlash Group
Anthony Guerne MS, NRP, CHSE
Simulation Specialist, Adelphi University
Adelphi University

H

Mr. Troy Hagen MBA
Immediate Past President
National EMS Management Association
Mark Harvey EMT-P
Paramedic
Copenhagen EMS
Mr. A.J. Heightman MPA, EMT-P
Editor-in-Chief, JEMS
PennWell Corp.
Mr. Christopher Hickey FF, NRP
EMS Officer
Manchester (N.H.) Fire Department
Mr. Douglas Hooten MBA
CEO
Medstar Mobile Healthcare

J

Mr Thomas "Reid" Jackson EMT-P
FTO/Paramedic
Escambia County EMS
Mr. Michael Jacobs EMT-P
Paramedic/Manager, Specialty Systems of Care
Alameda County EMS
William Jansen NRP, FP-C, TP-C
Trooper First Class
Maryland State Police
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis MD, EMT-P
Medical Director
Williamson County EMS System
Kerby Johnson NRP
Medical Records Coordinator
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
Mr. Glenn Joseph MS, RN, NRP
Fire Chief
Boynton Beach Fire Rescue

K

Mr. Michael Keller NRP
Southeast Regional Coordinator
The Difficult Airway Course: EMS
Ryan Kelley NREMT
Managing Editor, JEMS
PennWell Corporation
Dr. Chetan Kharod MD, MPH
Program Director
Military EMS & Disaster Medicine Fellowship
Mr. Skip Kirkwood JD, FACPE
Director
Durham County EMS
Dr. Sean Kivlehan MD, MPH
Fellowship Director
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr. Curtis Knoles MD, FAAP
Assistant Medical Director
Medical Control Board, EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City and Tulsa
Dr. Katherine Koch MEd, PhD, NRP
Assistant Professor of Education/Paramedic
St. Mary's College of Maryland/St. Mary's County ALS
Eric Kovach EMT-P
Ambulance Director
Moody County Ambulance

L

Mr. Brian LaCroix
President/EMS Chief
Allina Health EMS
Lionel Lamhaut MD, PhD
Prehospital Critical Care Physician
SAMU, Paris
Patric Lausch MD, EMT-P
President
International Fire & EMS Response Unit Association, Hungary
Mr. Rob Lawrence
Chief Operating Officer
Richmond Ambulance Authority
Mr. Malcolm Leirmoe
Education and Quality Specialist; Tactical Medic
Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC)
Dr. Michael Levy MD, FAEMS,FACEP, FACP
Medical Director
Anchorage Fire Department
Richard Lewis EMT-P
EMS Chief
South Metro Fire Rescue
Mr. Ofer Lichtman NRP
Terrorism Liaison Officer Coordinator
Rancho Cucamonga Fire District
Freddy Lippert CEO, MD
EMS Copenhagen and Assistant Professor
University of Copenhagen
Dr David Lloyd MD, MBA
Medical Director
Silverback Care Management & North Texas Specialty Physicians
Mr. Robert Luckritz NRP, Esq.
Executive Director of EMS
Jersey City Medical Center

M

Mr. Dovie Maisel EMT-P
Senior Vice President International operations
United Hatzalah/United Rescue
Mr. Michael Marino MS, EFO, NRP, CPM
Assistant Chief, Special Operations
Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department
Steve Markham
Director, Medical Products and Services
Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS)
Mr. Benjamin Martin EMT-P, MPA
Lieutenant
Henrico County (VA) Division of Fire
Mr. Paul Maxwell EMT-P
President/Co-founder
EPIC Medics
Ian Mays EMT-B
Emergency Medical Technician
Escambia County Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services (ECEMS)
Ms Jennifer McCarthy MAS, NRP, MICP, CHSE
Founder and President
579 Solutions
Mr Michael McDonald RN, NRP
EMS Training Officer
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
Dr. Mike McEvoy PhD, NRP, RN, CCRN
EMS Chief
Saratoga County, New York
Mr. Kevin McFarlane MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, EMT
Education Director
Southwest Emergency Education & Consulting
Dr. Jason T. McMullan MD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Mr. James McNeilly NRP, MPA, I/C
ALS Coordinator
Belmont Fire Department
Greg Merrell EMT
Major
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
Jeremy Miller MEd, NRP
Chief Certification Officer
NREMT
Mr. John Montes
Emergency Services Specialist
NFPA
Mr Scott Moore Esq.
Principal Advisor
EMS Resource Advisors LLC
Dr Vincent Mosesso, Jr. MD, FACEP, EMT-P
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Mr. Jeremy Mothershed NRP, EMT-T
Assistant Chief Operations
Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps
Dr. J. Brent Myers MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer & Exec. Vice President, Medical Operations, Evolution Health
Associate Chief Medical Officer, AMR

N

Dr. Joshua Nackenson MD
Emergency Medicine Physician
University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine
Mr. Robert Nadolski BS, NREMT-P (R)
Clinical Administrator
Emory Healthcare / School of Medicine
Dr. Yih Yng Ng MBBS, MRCS, MPH, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Singapore Civil Defense Force
Mr Neil Noble CCFP, MPA
Critical Care Flight Paramedic, Senior Operations Supervisor
Team Australia, Paramedics Australasia, and Queensland Ambulance Service

P

Dr. Amar Patel DHSc, MS, NRP
Director
Center for Innovative Learning WakeMed Health
P. Daniel Patterson PhD, MPH, MS, NRP
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, EMSARN Primary Investigator
EMS Agency Research Network, University of Pittsburgh
Joe Penner MBA
Executive Director
MEDIC: Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Dr. Paul E. Pepe MD, MPH, FACEP, MACP, MCCM
Medical Director, Dallas County EMS
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
David Persse MD
EMS Director & Public Health Authority
Houston Fire Department
Michael Peterson MD
Medical Director,
Healthnet Aeromedical Service
Dr. Scot Phelps JD, MPH, Paramedic
Professor of Ambulance Science
The Emergency Management Academy
Mr. Skyler Phillips EMT-P
Captain
Chattanooga Fire Department
Ms Jennifer Pidgen
COO
Sundance Media Group
Dr Mark Piehl MD, MPH
Pediatric Intensivist
WakeMed Children's Hospital
Mr. Jonathan Politis MPA, NRP
EMS Educator/Consultant/Paramedic
Jon Politis Emergency Services Education
Thomas Porcelli
Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC)
James Powell MS, NRP
Captain and Firefighter/Paramedic
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS

R

Dr. Christoph Redelsteiner DrPhDr, MSW, MS, EMT-P
Professor
St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Neal Richmond MD, FACEP
Medical Director
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
Mr. Vincent D. Robbins FACPE, FACHE
President & CEO
MONOC
Alfredo Rojas
EMT
Detroit EMS
Monique Rose CCEMT-P
Chairperson
NEMSMA Practitioner Mental Health and Wellbeing Committee

S

Wyatt Sabo
Medical Training Program Manager
Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS)
Dr. Kenneth Scheppke MD
EMS Medical DIrector
Boynton Beach Fire Rescue Department / Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
Mr. Geoffrey Shapiro
Director, EMS & Operational Medicine Training
George Washington University
Mr. Matthew Shepherd BNurs GrDip, Bpara GrDip, GrCt AeroMed
MICA Flight Paramedic
Air Ambulance Victoria
Brian Shimberg BS-EMC, NRP,
Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC)
Ms Rachel Short NRwP
Training Officer
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
Mr. Todd Sims
Operations Manager (Ret.)
MEDIC: Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Corey Slovis MD, FACP, FACEP, FAAEM
Professor and Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine; Vanderbilt University Medical Center,
Medical Director, Nashville Fire Dept. and International Airport
Dr. Will Smith MD, Paramedic
Medical Director
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, National Park Service
Andrew E. Spain MA, NCEE, EMT-P
Director of Accreditation and Certification
Society for Simulation in Healthcare
Mr. Douglas Spotted Eagle
Founder
Sundance Media Group
Mr. Josh Stuart
Paramedic & Chairperson of Pennsylvania EMSC Advisory Committee
Medical Rescue Team South Authority
Dr Jonathan Studnek PhD, NRP
Deputy Director
MEDIC: Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Dr. Christian Svane
Medical Director
EMS Copenhagen
Dr. Douglas Swanson MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Medical Director
MEDIC: Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Jon Swanson
Executive Director
MEMS

T

Mr Mike Taigman MA
Facilitator
EMS Agenda 2050
Mr. Michael Touchstone BS, Paramedic
President
National EMS Management Association

V

Benjamin Vernon BA, EMT-P
Firefighter/Paramedic
San Diego Fire Rescue

W

Dr. Oren Wacht
PhD, EMT-P
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Mr. Alex Wallbrett EMT-P
Firefighter
San Diego Fire Rescue Dept.
Mr. Jonathan Washko NRP, MBA, AEMD
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Northwell Center for EMS
Brian Weatherford
Owner
Mid American Rescue Co.
Karen Wesley NREMT-P
Retired Paramedic, Police Officer and EMS Educator
Retired
Dr. Keith Wesley MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Medical Director
HealthEast Medical Transportation
Ms Katherine West RN, BSN, MSed
Infection Control Consultant
Infection Control Emerging Concepts
Mr. Timothy Whitaker BS, EMT-P, CMTE, CHSE, CHSOS
Clinical Educator
CAE Healthcare
Mr. Steve White MPA
Chief of EMS
Escambia County EMS
Steve Wirth JD
Attorney/Partner
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
Doug Wolfberg JD
Partner
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
Mr. Donnie Woodyard Jr MAML, NRP
Chief Information Officer
National Registry of EMTs
Mr. Michael Wright
Fire Captain and President Southeast Tactical LLC
Southeast Tactical LLC /Milwaukee Fire Department

Y

Demetri Yannopoulos MD
Interventional Cardiology
Professor of Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota
Dr Scott Youngquist MD, MS, FACEP, FAEMS, FAHA
Medical Director
Salt Lake City Fire

Z

Mr. Matt Zavadsky MS-HSA, NREMT
Chief Strategic Integration Officer
MedStar Mobile Healthcare


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