Board of Directors


The Commission’s Board of Directors includes representatives of seven national EMS-related organizations:

* AMERICAN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION (AAA)
* AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS (ACEP)
* INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS (IAFC)
* NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EMS PHYSICIANS (NAEMSP)
* NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EMTs (NAEMT)
* NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE EMS OFFICALS (NASEMSO)
* NATIONAL EMS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (NEMSMA)

With liaison representation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Board of Directors


Kathy J. Rinnert, MD, MPH, FACEP, Chair
University of Texas/SW Medical Center at Dallas
Representing: NAEMSP
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Joe Penner, Vice Chair
Executive Director,
MEDIC: Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Representing: AAA
 Troy Hagen
Troy Hagen, Treasurer
CEO, Care Ambulance Service
Representing: NEMSMA
 Skip Kirkwood, Secretary
Director, Durham County EMS
Representing: NAEMT
 Dale Berry
Dale Berry
CEO, Emergent Health Partners
Representing: AAA
 Jame Cusick
James M. Cusick, MD, FACEP
Clinical Medical Director, Vidacare Corporation
Representing: ACEP
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Randy Howell
Division Chief, EMS Boise Fire Department
Representing: IAFC
 Mark Meijer
Mark D. Meijer
CEO, Life EMS, Inc.
Representing: AAA
Dale Adkerson
OK Office of Emergency Medical Services
Representing: NASEMSO
Mike Hall
Mike Hall
CEO, Nature Coast EMS
Representing: AAA
 Susan McHenry
Susan McHenry, Liaison Member
NHTSA-EMS
Representing: NHTSA