Board of Directors

NASEMSO Officers


Kyle Thornton
Bureau Chief
New Mexico EMS




Andy Gienapp, MS, NRP
State EMS Director
Wyoming Department of Health




Steve McCoy
State EMS Director, Bureau of Emergency Medicine
Florida Department of Health



Gary Brown
Director, Office of EMS
Virginia Department of Health


Immediate Past President

Keith Wages
Director (Retired)
GA Office of Emergency Medical Services/Trauma


Member-at-Large Named to the NASEMSO Executive Committee


Board of Directors

Note: The Board of Directors includes the elected officers listed above.

East Region Chair

Jason Rhodes
State EMS Director
Rhode Island Dept. of Health, Div. of EMS


South Region Chair

David Newton
State EMS Director
Georgia Office of EMS & Trauma


Great Lakes Region Chair

Tony Spector
Executive Director
Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board


Western Plains Region Chair

Joseph House
Executive Director
Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services


West Region Chair

Wayne Denny
Idaho Bureau of EMS & Preparedness


Data Manager Representative

Tom McGinnis, EMT-P
Chief, EMS Systems Division
California EMS Authority



Health & Medical Preparedness Representative

Joe Schmider
State EMS Director
Texas Dept. of State Health Services



Medical Director Representative

George Lindbeck, MD
State EMS Medical Director
Office of EMS, VA Dept of Health


Pediatric Emergency Care Representative

Morgan Scaggs
Kentucky EMS for Children Project Director
Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services



Personnel Licensure Representative

Jamie Gray
Compliance Coordinator
Office of EMS, Alabama Dept. of Public Health


Trauma Manager Representative

Alyssa Johnson, RN, MSN, CEN
Trauma System Program Manager
MT Dept. of Public Health & Human Services


East Region Vice Chair

Justin Romanello
Director, NH Bureau of EMS


South Region Vice Chair



Great Lakes Region Vice Chair

Mark Lockhart
EMS Section Chief
Wisconsin Dept of Health Services


Western Plains Region Vice Chair

Marty Link
SD Dept. of Health, Office of Rural Health/EMS


West Region Vice Chair

Todd McDowell
Office of EMS Manager
Alaska EMS Unit, Div. of Public Health

Data Manager Alternate Representative

Jay Ostby
Licensing Officer, Reporting & Data Analyst
Wyoming Office of Emergency Medical Services

Health & Medical Preparedness Alternate Representative

Mark Lockhart
EMS Section Chief
WI Department of Health Services

Medical Director Alternate Representative

Mathew Sholl, MD
State of Maine EMS Medical Director

Pediatric Emergency Care Alternate Representative

Amanda Perry
Louisiana EMS for Children Program Manager

Personnel Licensure Alternate Representative

Curt Shreckengaust
Deputy Director
Kansas Board of EMS

Trauma Manager Alternate Representative

Eileen Worden
State Trauma Coordinator
MI EMS & Trauma Systems Division

Management Counsel

Elizabeth B. Armstrong, MAM, CAE
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046–4513
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Executive Director

Dia Gainor
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046–4513
703–538–1799; F: 703–241–5603

Project Coordinator

Hannah Degn
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046–4513
703–538–1799; F: 703–241–5603