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Dena Ali MPA
Raleigh Fire Department
Jennifer Anders
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Associate Pediatric Medical Director, Maryland EMS
Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
Drew Anderson
Associate Professor/ Behavioral Health Director, EMT
University at Albany-SUNY/ Delmar-Bethlehem EMS
Peter Antevy MD
Davie Fire Rescue
Greg Applegate
Chief Science Officer
National Registry of EMTs


Paul Banerjee DO
Medical Director
Polk County Fire Rescue
Raphael Barishansky MPH, MS, CPM
Deputy Secretary of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Dan Batsie
Chief of EMS
Vermont Department of Health
Mike Beimer
Board Member
Hardeman County Memorial Hospital District
Steve Berry
Charles Blankenship FACPE, MBA, CCEMTP
Manager, System EMS Transport
Mission Health
Bryan Bledsoe DO, FACEP, FAEMS
Professor, Emergency Medicine
UNLV School of Medicine
Lillian Bonsignore
Chief of EMS
Brenda Brenner
EMS Administrator
Santa Cruz County, CA
Chad Brocato JD, DHSc
Brocato Legal Group, PLLC
Bill Bullard
Senior Vice President
The Abaris Group


Will Chapleau
Chief, Chicago Heights (IL) Fire Department ret.
International PreHospital Medicine Institute
Greg Chapman BS, RRT, REMT-P
Director, Center for Prehospital Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health
Remle Crowe
Research Scientist


Rodney Daniels
Manager, Education Outreach/Ret. Chief
Waldorf University
Dan Davis
MD, Medical Director
Riverside County Fire Department/Mercy Air Medical Services
Andrew Dennis DO, FACS, FACOS
Chair, Division of Pre-Hosptial and Emergency Traumatology
Cook County Trauma & Burn Unit
Edward Dickinson MD, NRP, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Brandon Dreiman
Indianapolis Fire Department Office of Wellness & Support
Rommie Duckworth
Captain / EMS Coordinator
Ridgefield (CT) Fire Department
Peter Dworsky
Outcome Solutions


Justin M. Eberly MPA, CTO, EMT
Education Specialist
Marc Eckstein MD, MPH, FACEP
Medical Director
Bruce Evans
NAEMT President Elect
Upper Pine River Fire/NAEMT


William Ferguson MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine / Director of the Office of EMS/ Birmingham Regional EMS Medical Director
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Gary T. Ferrucci
Sr. Detective / First Deputy Chief Instructor
Nassau County Police Homicide Squad/ Nassau County EMS Academy Valley Stream Fire Department, NY
Ryan Fields-Spack
Director for FirstNet Strategy and Policy
FirstNet Built with AT&T
Jay Fisher
Paramedic and Attorney at Law
Law Office of Patricia Jo Stone (Parker, CO); Rattlesnake and Kiowa Fire Protection Districts (Elbert County, Colorado)
John Fisk
Medical Service Officer (Paramedic)
Seattle Fire Department, Medic One
Shaun Fix
Emergency Medical Consultants, Inc. / Boca Raton Fire Department (Ret.)
R.J. Frascone MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Regions Hospital EMS, Professor, Emergency Medicine
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
John Freese MD
EMS Medical Director - Frisbie Memorial Hospital
Fire Department of New York


Edward Gabriel MPA, EMT-P, CEM, CBCP
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alissa Garcia
Chief Financial Officer
National Health Transport
Dave Ghilarducci MD
EMS Medical Director
Santa Cruz County EMS Agency
William Gilmore
Medical Director
St. Louis Fire Department
Robert P. Girardeau MSM-HCA, NRP, FP-C
JeffSTAT Critical Care Transport, Jefferson Health
David Glendenning EMT-P
Education Coordinator/Captain
New Hanover Regional EMS
Mark Gregory
FDNY - Ladder 176


Debbie Harrell
Director of Professional Relations
Shriners Hospitals for Children--Cincinnati
Gary Hecker
Lindenwood Volunteer Ambulance Corps., Baldwin Fire Department
A.J. Heightman MPA, EMT-P
Editor-in-Chief, JEMS
Clarion Events
Richard Huff
Atlantic Highlands First Aid
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
Justin Hunter
Paramedicine Program Director and Assistant Professor, OSU-OKC
Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma CityMonash UniversityNorman Regional Hospital/EMSStatEMS Success, IncNDMS OK-1 DMAT
Michael J. Hunter
NRP, TP-C, Deputy Chief EMS / Communications Supervisor
UMass Memorial Medical Center EMS


Alexander Isakov
Professor of Emergency Medicine Director, Section of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine Emory University School of Medicine


Michael Jacobs EMT-P
Paramedic/Manager, Specialty Systems of Care
Alameda County EMS
Jeffrey Jarvis MD, EMT-P
Medical Director
Williamson County EMS System


Margaret Keavney
Keavney & Streger, LLC
Edward Kelly
General Secretary-Treasurer
International Association of Firefighters
Joseph Kelly
Children's Hospital of Colorado
David Keseg MD, FACEP
Medical Director
Columbus Division of Fire
Curtis Knoles MD, FAAP
Assistant Medical Director
Medical Control Board, EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City and Tulsa
Michelle Kobayashi
Administrative Director of EMS and Emergency Community Operations
Hackensack University Medical Center
Kristina Kramer
Baystate Medical Center
Scott Kraut
Fairfax County (VA) Fire and Rescue
Jon Krohmer
Director, Office of EMS, NHTSA
Office of EMS, NHTSA
William Krost
Emergency Medicine Physician; Flight Physician; Paramedic
George Washington University
Douglas Kupas
Commonwealth EMS Medical Director
Pennsylvania Department of Health


Adam La Reau
Co-Founder O2X
O2X Human Performance
Michael Lambert
Homeland Security Planner, Hospital Emergency Response Trainer.
Galveston County Texas OEM
Brad Lee
Chief Medical Officer
Mark Levine
Assistant Medical Director
St. Louis Fire Department
Charlie Lick MD
Medical Director
Allina Health EMS
Robert Luckritz
Vice President, Operations
Jersey City Medical Center
Keith Lurie
Minnesota Resuscitation Solutions


Kevin Mackey
Medical Director
Sacramento Regional Fire
Gerald Maloney DO
Associate Chief, Emergency Department
Cleveland VA Medical Center
Julian Mapp
Assistant Professor, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, USUHS
Stephen Marsar MA, EFO, CIC
Battalion Chief, FDNY
Fire Department of New York
Holly Martin
Billing Manager
Nature Coast EMS
Joseph "Jay" Martin S&T
Principal Director
Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate
Andrew M. McCoy MD, MS
Dept. of Emergency Medicine, University of Washington
Shoreline Fire Dept., American Medical Response Puget Sound Operations
Steve McCoy
Emergency Medical Services Administrator
Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Oversight
Candice McDonald
DBA, PIO, Firefighter, EMT
Success Up Life, LLC.
Brandon Means
Paramedic / Flight Nurse / Clinical Specialist
Flight For Life Texas / Pulsara
Mike Megna
Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, Blanco County, Texas
Blanco County Texas OEM
Wade Miles
Special Operations Biosafety Transport Team Leader
Grady EMS
Timothy Misselbeck
Chief, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Jeffrey Mitchell
Clinical Professor of Emergency Health Services
Department of Emergency Health Services, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Mitchell Moriber
Chairman, Catastrophic Guidelines & Triage Committee, Chairman, Taylor County Local Emergency Planning Committee
Medical Director, EMS/Fire/Education, Secretary, Disaster Section, ACEP
Brent Myers
Chief Medical Officer


Robert Nadolski BS, NREMT-P (R)
Clinical Administrator
Emory Healthcare / School of Medicine


Nicholas Paproski
Ridgefield Fire Department
Brent Parquette NRP
Training & Quality Assurance Specialist
Lucas County EMS
Desiree Partain CCP-C
MIH Manager
MedStar Mobile Health
Richard W. Patrick
Director, National Fire Programs Directorate U. S. Fire Administration
University of Texas SW Medical Center Dallas EMS/Public Safety Medical Director, Dallas County (TX)
Coordinator, Metropolitan EMS Medical Directors Coalition
John Peterson
Chief Operating Officer
Sunstar Paramedics
Mark Piehl MD, MPH
Pediatric Intensivist
WakeMed Children's Hospital
Bradley Pinsky
Attorney at Law/Fire Chief (Ret.)
Attorney, Pinsky Law Group, PLLC, Chief (Ret), Manlius Fire Department
Peter Pons M.D., FACEP
Emergency Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine Denver Health, Professor Emeritus, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Kimberly Pruett
EMS Physician
University of New Mexico Dept of Emergency Medicine


Jeff Rabrich DO, FACEP, FAEMS
Chairman, Emergency Medicine
Montefiore Nyack Hospital
Terence Ramotar
Regional Director
American Medical Response (AMR)
Michael Redlener
MD, FAEMS, Vice President - National EMS Quality Alliance and Chair - Quality and Safety Committee, National Association of EMS Physicians
Mount Sinai Health System
Derek Robinett
Associate ProfessorMedical Director
University of Alabama-BirminghamCity of Hoover Fire
Ernesto Rodriguez EMTP
EMS Chief
Austin - Travis County EMS
Jared Ross DO, FF/EMT-T
EMS Physician


Kenneth Scheppke MD
State EMS Medical Director, Florida Dept. of Health, EMS Medical Director, Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Departments (FL)
Chair, Palm Beach County EMS Medical Directors Association
Bill Seifarth
Executive Director
National Registry of EMTs
Geoffrey Shapiro
Director, EMS & Operational Medicine Training
The George Washington University
Alan Skavroneck
Vice President & COO
Ambitrans Medical Transport
Roger Smith
EMS Coordinator
The Children's Hospital at OUMI
Rachel Stemerman
PhD Candidate
University of North Carolina Health Informatics Program
Walt Stoy PhD, EMT-P
Professor, University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
Matthew Streger Esq., MPA, NRP
Keavney & Streger, LLC
Matthew Streger
Attorney at Law
Keavney & Streger, LLC
Lance Stuke
MD, MPH, FACS, Program Director
LSU Department of Surgery , New Orleans, LA


Mike Taigman MA
Improvement Guide
Kenneth Thompson
Career firefighter - City Of Ithaca (NY) Fire Department, New York State Fire Instructor: Special Ops; Paramedic AMR Syracuse
Ben Tysor
Fire Apparatus Engineer / EMS Quality Assurance
City of Omaha Fire Department


Lee Varner MSEMS, EMT-P
Patient Safety Director/EMS Services
Center for Patient Safety


Jennifer Waddleton Retired NREMT-P
Co-founder and President
Veterans of EMS
David Wampler
Associate Professor
UT Health San Antonio
Jonathan Washko MBA, FACPE, NRP, AEMD
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Northwell Center for EMS
Katherine West RN, BSN, MSed
Infection Control Consultant
Infection Control Emerging Concepts
Timothy Whitaker BS, EMT-P, CMTE, CHSE, CHSOS
Tailored Solutions Consultant and Clinical Educator
CAE Healthcare
Douglas Wildermuth
BS, NRP, NY Paramedic CIC, NYSP Sergeant
E5 Support Services
C. J. Winckler
Assistant Clinical Professor UT Health SA Deputy Medical Director San Antonio Fire Department
UT Health San Antonio
Steve Wirth Esq., EMT-P
Attorney at Law
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
James Woodson


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

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