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A

Mr. Benjamin Abes
Chief
Lee County EMS
Ms Kelly Adams
EMT-B
Detroit Fire Dept. EMS Division
Ahed Al Najjar
Director of Life Support EMS Faculty
Prince Sultan College for EMS
Arnold Alier AAS, BA, MEd, EdD, NRP
State Director of EMS
SC DHEC Bureau of EMS
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, BUS, 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.
McKenzie Beamer
EMS for Children Program Manager
NC Office of EMS
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
Law Office of Allison J. Bloom
Scott Bourn PhD, RN, EMT-P
VP of Clinical Quality & Impact, Securisyn Medical
Senior Quality Consultant, ESO Solutions
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
Bob Byrd NREMT-P
Operations Administrator
Community Ambulance

C

Jose G. Cabanas MD, MPH, FACEP
Director and Medical Director
Wake County Department of EMS
Greg Chapman BS, RRT, REMT-P
Director, Center for Prehospital Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health
Andreas Claesson PhD, RN, EMT-P
Researcher
Karolinska Institute's Centre for Resuscitation Science
Andreas Cleve
CEO /Co-founder
Corti.ai
Ms Stephanie Corbin NRP, BA, CCEMT
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
Norris W. Croom III EFO, CEMSO, CFO
Deputy Fire Chief
Castle Rock Fire and Rescue 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
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
Lorraine Downey B.Admin, A-EMCA
Peer Support Coordinator
Ottawa Paramedic Service
Mr. Rommie Duckworth LP
Founder, Director
New England Center for Rescue and Emergency Medicine
Mr. Peter Dworsky
President-Elect
IAEMSC

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
Sarah Ferguson MA
Senior Editor, JEMS & JEMS.com
PennWell Corporation
Dr. William Ferguson MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine / Director of the Office of EMS
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Antonio Fernandez
Research Director/Research Assistant Professor
UNC EMS Perf. Improvement Ctr.
Mr. Andrew Fisher MPAS, PA-C
Major, MD Candidate, 2020
College of Medicine, Texas A&M University
Jay Fitch PhD
Founding Partner/President
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. Robert P. Girardeau MSM-HCA, NRP, FP-C
Manager
JeffSTAT, Jefferson Health
Mr. Guy Gleisberg MBA, BSEE, EMT, EMS-I
Senior Analyst, ETHAN Program
Houston Fire Department EMS
Clayton Goddard LE, Paramedic
Law Enforcement Officer, Special Operations Supervisor
MEMS
Regina Godette Crawford BS
Advocacy Liaison
EMS Management & Consultants
Mr Chris Goenner MHS, NREMT-P, SEMSO
Program Director
Central Piedmont Community College
Dr. Michael Gooch DNP, AC/F/ENP, CFRN, CTRN, CEN, TCRN, EMT-P
Flight Nurse and Assistant Professor of Nursing
Vanderbilt University
Jeffrey M. Goodloe MD, NRP, FACEP, FAEMS
Medical Director, Medical Control Board
EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City and Tulsa
Mr. Matthew Goudreau
BS, NRP, CCEMT-P
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
Christian D. Griffin NRP
Director
Baltimore County Fire Department
Mr. Keith Griffiths
President
The RedFlash Group
Anthony Guerne MS, NRP, CHSE
Simulation Specialist
Adelphi University

H

Mr. Troy Hagen MBA
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.
Ken Hellendall
EMS Director and Chief of Operations
Township of Cheltenham
Mr. Christopher Hickey FF, NRP
EMS Officer
Manchester (N.H.) Fire Department
Mr. Fran Hildwine BS, NRP
AHA Training Center Program Coordinator
Nemours, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Mr. Douglas Hooten MBA
CEO
Medstar Mobile Healthcare
Mr Steven Howell BS, NR-Paramedic, CCEMTP/PNCCT
Captain/Coordinator EMS Education
New Hanover Regional EMS
Richard C. Hunt MD, FACEP
Senior Medical Advisor, National Healthcare Preparedness Programs Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
United States Department of Health and Human Services

J

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
Managing Editor, JEMS
PennWell
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
Dr. 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
Course Director, NAEMSP-ACEP EMS Subspecialty Board Review Course, Anchorage (AK)
Richard Lewis EMT-P
EMS Chief
South Metro Fire Rescue
Mr. Ofer Lichtman NRP
Terrorism Liaison Officer Coordinator
Rancho Cucamonga Fire District
Freddy Lippert MD
EMS Copenhagen and Assistant Professor
University of Copenhagen
Dr David Lloyd MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Texas Health Hurst Euless Bedford Hospital
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
Co-founder
California Paramedic Foundation & EPIC Medics
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 Coordinator
Saratoga County, New York
Mr. Kevin McFarlane MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, EMT
Education Director
Southwest Emergency Education & Consulting
Jason T. McMullan MD, EMT (ret.)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Fire Department
Mr. James McNeilly NRP, MPA, I/C
ALS Coordinator
Belmont Fire Department
Jack Meersman BS, NRP, CACO
Compliance Officer
Gold Cross Services, Inc.
Greg Merrell EMT
Major
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
Jeremy Miller MEd, NRP
Chief Certification Officer
NREMT
Oscar Monterrossa NREMT-P
Paramedic
Community Ambulance
Mr. John Montes NREMT
Emergency Services Specialist
NFPA
Scott Moore Esq.
Principal Advisor
EMS Resource Advisors LLC
Dr Vincent Mosesso, Jr. MD, FACEP, FAEMS, EMT-P
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Mr. Jeremy Mothershed NRP, EMT-T
Paramedic
Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps
J. Brent Myers MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS
Chief Medical Officer & Exec. Vice President, Medi
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. R. Darrell Nelson MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Program Director, EMS and Disaster Fellowship
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
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, CHSE, FSSH
Executive Director, WakeMed Innovations
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
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, FAEMS
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas EMS/Public Safety Medical Director, Dallas County (TX)
Coordinator, Metropolitan EMS Medical Directors Coalition
David Persse MD, FACEP, FAEMS
EMS System Director & Public Health Authority
City of Houston (TX)
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
Michael Reibel Boesen
VP of Special Projects
Corti
Neal Richmond MD, FACEP
Medical Director
MedStar Mobile Healthcare (City of Fort Worth/Tarrant County, TX)
Mr. Vincent D. Robbins FACPE, FACHE
President & CEO, MONOC
President, NEMSMA
Brian Rogers BS, NREMT-P
Partner/COO
Community Ambulance
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, Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Departments (FL)
Chair, Palm Beach County EMS Medical Directors Association
Mr. Geoffrey Shapiro
Director, EMS & Operational Medicine Training
George Washington University EHS Program
Mr. Matthew Shepherd BNurs, GrDip Emrg Nurs, BPara, GrCrt AeroMed
GrDip Emrg Hlth MICA Flight Paramedic
Air Ambulance Victoria
Howard Sheppard NREMT-P
Communications Manager
Community Ambulance
Brian Shimberg BS-EMC, NRP,
Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC)
Dwayne Simmons A.A.S., NREMT-P, CCP-C, FP-C, TACT-P
Division Chief
Charleston County Emergency Medical Services
Glen Simpson BS, AEMT
Special Events Manager
Community Ambulance
Mr. Todd Sims
Operations Manager (Ret.)
MEDIC: Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Corey Slovis MD, FACP, FACEP, FAAEM
Chairman and Professor of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Will Smith MD, Paramedic
Medical Director
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, National Park Service
Mr. Pat Songer NREMT-P, BS, FACPE
Chief of EMS
UCHealth EMS
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
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
Alan Thompson NRP, BS, AAS EMS, TEMS
EMS Director
Cabarrus County EMS
Mr. Michael Touchstone BS, Paramedic
President
National EMS Management Association

V

Dr. Candi Van Vleet DHA, NRP, RN
Associate Clinical Director
Duke Heart Network
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
Firefighter
San Diego Fire Rescue Dept.
Mr. Jonathan Washko MBA, NRP, AEMD
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Northwell Center for EMS
Brian Weatherford
Major, Rescue/Medical Specialist
Mid American Rescue Co.
Karen Wesley
EMS Educator, Paramedic/Police Officer
EMS Consulting and Education (Retired)
Dr. Keith Wesley MD
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
Brent Williams
Senior EMS Advisor
FirstNet
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

Dr Scott Youngquist MD, MS, FACEP, FAEMS, FAHA
Medical Director
Salt Lake City Fire Department and 9-1-1 Dispatch Center

Z

Joseph Zalkin BSHS-EMC, Paramedic
Executive Director
Wake County EMS Foundation
Mr. Matt Zavadsky MS-HSA, NREMT
Chief Strategic Integration Officer
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
Mr. Wayne Zygowicz MS, EFO, CFO, EMT-P
Division Chief
Littleton Fire Rescue

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