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Mr. Benjamin Abes
Lee County EMS
Ms Kelly Adams
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


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
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
Brocato Legal Group, PLLC
Mr. Gregory Brooks EMT-P
EMS Coordinator
Doctors Hospital of Augusta
Bob Byrd NREMT-P
Operations Administrator
Community Ambulance


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
Karolinska Institute's Centre for Resuscitation Science
Andreas Cleve
CEO /Co-founder
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


David Dalton BS, EMT-P
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
Lorraine Downey B.Admin, A-EMCA
Peer Support Coordinator
Ottawa Paramedic Service
Mr. Rommie Duckworth BS, LP
Ridgefield (CT) Fire Department
Mr. Peter Dworsky
Outcome Solutions


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


Robert Farmer
Director, NEXTGEN Solutions
Atos Public Safety
Sarah Ferguson MA
Senior Editor, JEMS &
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
Dr Jay Fitch PhD
Founding Partner/President
Fitch & Associates, LLC


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
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
Regina Godette Crawford BS
Advocacy Liaison
EMS Management & Consultants
Mr Chris Goenner MHS, NREMT-P, SEMSO
Program Director
Central Piedmont Community College
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
Mr. Kevin Grange EMT-P
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
Baltimore County Fire Department
Mr. Keith Griffiths
The RedFlash Group
Anthony Guerne MS, NRP, CHSE
Simulation Specialist
Adelphi University


Mr. Troy Hagen MBA
Past President
National EMS Management Association
Mark Harvey EMT-P
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
Medstar Mobile Healthcare
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


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
Ms Kerby Johnson
Medical Records Coordinator
MedStar Mobile Healthcare
Mr. Glenn Joseph MS, RN, NRP
Fire Chief
Boynton Beach Fire Rescue


Mr. Michael Keller NRP
Southeast Regional Coordinator
The Difficult Airway Course: EMS
Ryan Kelley
Managing Editor, JEMS
Dr. Chetan Kharod MD, MPH
Program Director
Military EMS & Disaster Medicine Fellowship
Mr. Skip Kirkwood JD, FACPE
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


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
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
Chief Medical Adviser, Stryker Physio-Control
Richard Lewis EMT-P
EMS Chief
South Metro Fire Rescue
Mr. Ofer Lichtman NRP
Founder/Lead Instructor
High Threat Innovations
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


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
Henrico County (VA) Division of Fire
Mr. Paul Maxwell EMT-P
California Paramedic Foundation & EPIC Medics
Ms Jennifer McCarthy MAS, NRP, MICP, CHSE
Director of Clinical Simulation
Seton Hall University
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; EMS Technical Editor, Fire Engineering
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
McNeilly EMS Educators, Inc.
Jack Meersman BS, NRP, CACO
Compliance Officer
Gold Cross Services, Inc.
Greg Merrell EMT-B
Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Department
Jeremy Miller MEd, NRP
Chief Certification Officer
Oscar Monterrossa NREMT-P
Community Ambulance
Mr. John Montes NREMT
Emergency Services Specialist
Scott Moore Esq., EMT
AAA HR Consultant
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
Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps
J. Brent Myers MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS
Chief Medical Officer & Exec. Vice President, Medi


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
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


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
University of Texas SW Medical Center 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/EMS Coordinator
Chattanooga Fire Department
Ms Jennifer Pidgen
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


Dr. Christoph Redelsteiner DrPhDr, MSW, MS, EMT-P
St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Michael Reibel Boesen
VP of Special Projects
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
Past President, NEMSMA
Brian Rogers BS, NREMT-P
Community Ambulance
Alfredo Rojas
Detroit EMS
Monique Rose CCEMT-P
NEMSMA Practitioner Mental Health and Wellbeing Committee


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, TECC Instructor
Director of Special Operations
Community Ambulance
Mr. Todd Sims
Operations Manager (Ret.)
MEDIC: Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Dr 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
Senior Vice President
Ready Responders
Andrew E. Spain MA, NCEE, EMT-P
Director of Accreditation and Certification
Society for Simulation in Healthcare
Mr. Douglas Spotted Eagle
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


Mr Mike Taigman MA
Improvement Guide
Alan Thompson NRP, BS, AAS EMS, TEMS
EMS Director
Cabarrus County EMS
Mr. Michael Touchstone BS, Paramedic
Immediate Past President
National EMS Management Association


Dr. Candi Van Vleet DHA, NRP, RN
Associate Clinical Director
Duke Heart Network
Benjamin Vernon BA, EMT-P
San Diego Fire Rescue


Dr. Oren Wacht
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Mr. Alex Wallbrett EMT
San Diego Fire Rescue Dept.
Mr. Jonathan Washko MBA, NRP, AEMD
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Northwell Center for EMS
Brian Weatherford EMT-P
Norman, OK Fire Department
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
Steve Wirth Esq., EMT-P
Attorney at Law
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
Doug Wolfberg JD
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
Mr. Donnie Woodyard Jr MAML, NRP
Chief Operations Officer
National Registry of EMTs
Mr. Michael Wright
Fire Captain and President Southeast Tactical LLC
Southeast Tactical LLC /Milwaukee Fire Department


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


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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