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NREMT Board of Directors

The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of 21 representatives from all segments of the EMS community as well as the public who are committed to public protection and quality patient care. Members of the Board are elected in November of each year and begin their four-year terms on January 1. The Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Past President and Immediate Past President serve as the Executive Committee.

Click here for a listing of past Chairmen of the NREMT Board of Directors.

David Persse, MD, FACEP
Chairman (Bio)
David Persse, MD, FACEP
Physician Director of EMS, City of Houston Fire Department
Houston, Texas
Debra Cason, RN, MS, EMT-P
Vice Chairman (Bio)
Debra Cason, RN, MS, EMT-P
Program Director and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Education
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Robert Swor, DO, FACEP
Treasurer (Bio)
Robert Swor, DO, FACEP
Emergency Physician and Director of EMS programs, William Beaumont Hospital
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Royal Oak, Michigan
Thomas R. Loyacono, MPA, NRP
Immediate Past Chairman (Bio)
Thomas R. Loyacono, MPA, NRP
Paramedic, Acadian Ambulance Service, Inc.
St. Francisville, Louisiana
Peter Glaeser, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Past Chairman (Bio)
Peter Glaeser, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Medical Director of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Alabama
Professor and Vice-Chair of Pediatrics, University of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Edward A. Bartkus, EMT-P, MD, FACEP
Edward A. Bartkus, EMT-P, MD, FACEP (Bio)
EMS Director
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Greg Brown, NRP
Greg Brown, NRP (Bio)
Section Chief, Emergency Medical Services, Arkansas Department of Health
Conway, Arkansas
Heather Davis, MS, NREMT-P
Heather Davis, MS, NREMT-P (Bio)
Program Director for the UCLA Daniel Freeman Paramedic Education Program
Los Angeles, California
Joe Ferrell, MS, NREMT-P
Joe Ferrell, MS, NREMT-P (Bio)
Education Coordinator, Iowa Department of Health
Des Moines, Iowa
W. Scott Gilmore, MD, FACEP, EMT-P
W. Scott Gilmore, MD, FACEP, EMT-P (Bio)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Sandy L. Hunter, PhD, NREMT-P
Sandy L. Hunter, PhD, NREMT-P (Bio)
Professor of Safety, Security & Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Care Program, Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky
Bill LeClaire, CPA
Bill LeClaire, CPA (Bio)
Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP.
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Brian Litza, MBA, NREMT-P
Brian Litza, MBA, NREMT-P (Bio)
Section Chief
Bureau of Local Public Health Practice
Wisconsin EMS Section
Madison, Wisconsin
Kevin E. Mackey, MD, FACEP
Kevin E. Mackey, MD, FACEP (Bio)
Medical Director, Sacramento Regional Fire Services
Sacramento, California
Craig A Manifold, DO, FACEP, FAAEM
Craig A Manifold, DO, FACEP, FAAEM (Bio)
Assistant Professor, EMS Medical Director, Emergency Health Sciences, School of Health Professions, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Mike McEvoy, PhD, NRP, RN, CCRN
Mike McEvoy, PhD, NRP, RN, CCRN (Bio)
EMS Coordinator, Sarasota County, New York
Thomas E. Platt, EdD, NRP
Thomas E. Platt, EdD, NRP (Bio)
Associate Director, Office of Education at the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor and Vice Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Program, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Aarron Reinert, BA, NREMT-P
Aarron Reinert, BA, NREMT-P (Bio)
Executive Director for Lakes Region EMS
North Branch, Minnesota
Josť Salazar, MPH, NRP
Josť Salazar, MPH, NRP (Bio)
Deputy Chief of EMS & Training, Loudoun County Fire & Rescue
Leesburg, Virginia
Jeffrey P. Salomone, MD, FACS, NREMT-P
Jeffrey P. Salomone, MD, FACS, NREMT-P (Bio)
Trauma Medical Director, Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona
Mark Terry, MPA, NRP
Mark Terry, MPA, NRP (Bio)
Deputy Chief of Johnson County Med-Act
Olathe, Kansas

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