About

Board of Directors

NASEMSO Officers

President

R. Keith Wages
State EMS Director
GA Office of Emergency Medical Services/Trauma
2600 Skyland Drive, Lower Level
Atlanta, GA 30319
404–679–0546; F: 404–679–0526
robert.wages@dph.ga.gov

President-Elect

Kyle Thornton
Bureau Chief
DOH/EMS Bureau
1301 Siler Road, Building F
Santa Fe, NM 87507
505–476–8204; F: 505–471–2122
kyleL.thornton@state.nm.us

Secretary

Alisa Williams
EMS Director
Mississippi Dept. of Health, Bureau of EMS
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
601–576–7365; F: 601–576–7270
alisa.williams@msdh.ms.gov

Treasurer

Gary Brown
Director, Office of EMS
Virginia Department of Health
1041 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059
(804) 888–9100; F: (804) 371–3108
gary.brown@vdh.virginia.gov

Immediate Past President

Paul R. Patrick
Division Director
Family Health and Preparedness
Department of Health
Box 142004
Salt Lake City, UT 84114–2004
801–273–6604; F: 801–273–4162
paulpatrick@utah.gov

Member-at-Large Named to the NASEMSO Executive Committee

Steve McCoy
State EMS Director, Bureau of Emergency Medicine
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A-22
Tallahassee, FL 32399–1722
850–245–4927
Steve.McCoy@flhealth.gov


Board of Directors

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

East Region Chair

Jason Rhodes
State EMS Director
Chief, Rhode Island Dept. of Health, Div. of EMS
3 Capitol Hill, Room 105, Cannon Buildin
Providence, RI 02908–5097
401–222–2401; F: 401–222–3352
jason.rhodes@health.ri.gov

South Region Chair

Steve McCoy
State EMS Director, Bureau of Emergency Medicine
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A-22
Tallahassee, FL 32399–1722
850–245–4927
Steve.McCoy@flhealth.gov

Great Lakes Region Chair

Kathy Wahl, BS, MSN, RN
Director, Division of EMS & Trauma
Bureau of EMS Trauma & Preparedness
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
1001 Terminal Road
Lansing, MI 48906
517–335–8489
WahlK@michigan.gov

Western Plains Region Chair

Andy Gienapp, MS, NRP
State EMS Director
Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 400
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307–777–7955; F: 307–777–5639
andy.gienapp@wyo.gov

West Region Chair

Wayne Denny
Director
Idaho Bureau of EMS & Preparedness
2224 E. Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, Idaho 83712–8249
208–334–4000
dennyw@dhw.idaho.gov

Data Manager Representative

Kevin Putman
Michigan EMS Data Manager
Western Michigan University, School of Medicine
1000 Oakland Dr
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
(269) 337–4291
kevin.putman@med.wmich.edu

Health & Medical Preparedness Representative

Joe Schmider
State EMS Director
Texas Dept. of State Health Services
P.O. Box 149347, MC 1876
Austin, TX 78714–9347
512–834–6737
joseph.schmider@dshs.texas.gov

Medical Director Representative

Kenneth Williams, MD
Physician Medical Consultant
RI Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
401–641–5473; F: 508–278–5411
kwilliams@lifespan.org

Pediatric Emergency Care Representative

Morgan Scaggs
Kentucky EMS for Children Project Director
Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services
118 James Court, Suite 50
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 256–3583
morgan.scaggs@kctcs.edu

Personnel Licensure Representative

Helen Pullen
EMS Licensing Coordinator
Wisconsin DHS/EMS
1 W. Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53701–2659
608–267–9777
helen.pullen@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Trauma Manager Representative

Carole Mays
Dir. Trauma & Injury Specialty Care Pr
MIEMSS
653 W. Pratt Street, Room 405
Baltimore, MD 21201
410–706–3932; F: 410–706–0853
Email: carole.mays@maryland.gov

 

East Region Vice Chair

Raffaella Coler
EMS Director
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capital Ave., MS #12 EMS
Hartford, CT 06134–0308
860–509–7406
Raffaella.Coler@ct.gov

South Region Vice Chair

Vacant until the Regional Meeting to be held at the NASEMSO Annual Meeting

Great Lakes Region Vice Chair

Mel House
Executive Director
Ohio Dept. of Public Safety/Division of EMS
1970 W. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43218–2073
614–995–4752; F: 614–466–9461
mrhouse@dps.ohio.gov

Western Plains Region Vice Chair

Joseph House
Executive Director
Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services
900 SW Jackson; Landon State Ofc. Bldg.,
Topeka, KS 66612–1228
785–296–7296; F: 785–296–6212
joseph.house@ems.ks.gov

West Region Vice Chair

Tina Smith
State EMS Program Director
State of Nevada
4150 Technology Way
Carson City, NV 89706
775–687–7597
tsmith@health.nv.gov

Data Manager Alternate Representative

Tom McGinnis, EMT-P
Chief, EMS Systems Division
California EMS Authority
(916) 431–3695
Tom.mcginnis@emsa.ca.gov

Health & Medical Preparedness Alternate Representative

Mel House
Executive Director
Ohio Dept. of Public Safety, Division of EMS
1970 W. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43218–2073
614–995–4752
mrhouse@dps.ohio.gov

Medical Director Alternate Representative

Harry Sibold, MD
Montana EMS Medical Director
Montana Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620
(406) 841–2241Email: hsibold@mt.gov

Pediatric Emergency Care Alternate Representative

Tracy Cleary
Kansas – Emergency Medical Services for Children Coordinator
Kansas Dept. of Health & Environment
300 W Douglas Suite 700
Wichita, Kansas 67202
(316) 337-6050
tracy.cleary@ks.gov

Personnel Licensure Alternate Representative

Jamie Gray
Compliance Coordinator
Office of EMS, Alabama Dept. of Public Health
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36130–3017
334–206–5383
jamie.gray@adph.state.al.us

Trauma Manager Alternate Representative

Alyssa Johnson, RN, MSN, CEN
Trauma System Program Manager
MT Dept. of Public Health & Human Services
P.O. Box 202951
Helena, MT 59620
406–444–0752; F: 406–444–1814
Email: alyssa.johnson@mt.gov

Management Counsel

Elizabeth B. Armstrong, MAM, CAE
NASEMSO
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046–4513
703–538–1799; F: 703–241–5603
armstrong@nasemso.org

Executive Director

Dia Gainor
NASEMSO
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046–4513
703–538–1799; F: 703–241–5603
dia@nasemso.org

Member Services Specialist

Zoe Renfro, QAS
NASEMSO
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046–4513
703–538–1799; F: 703–241–5603
zrenfro@asmii.net