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Board of Directors

Randy Strozyk, President (2023-2024)
American Medical Response
13075 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Seattle, WA  98168
(206) 391-6237

Jamie Pafford-Gresham, President-Elect
Presidential Term: 2025-2026
Pafford EMS
P.O. Box 1120
Hope, AR 71802

Shawn Baird
Immediate Past 
Woodburn Ambulance Service / Metro West Ambulance
(503) 982-4699

Wayne Jurecki

Bell Ambulance, Inc.
549 E Wilson St
Milwaukee, WI 53207-1635

Julie Rose
Treasurer-at-Large (2024)
Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc.
395 W Lake St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(440) 645-0500

Jim O’Connor (2024)
Vice President, Corporate Development
Empress EMS, a Division of PatientCare EMS Solutions

Dennis Cataldo (2025)
Cataldo Ambulance Service
Malden, MA

Mike Addario (2026)
Global Medical Response
101 Richmond Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 701-7127

Terence Ramotar (2024)
Global Medical Response
4531 Oak Fair Blvd
Tampa, FL 33610
(305) 718-6459

Chuck Kearns (2025)
Mercy Ambulance Service, Inc.
1399 Dean Forest Rd.
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 354-1011

Mike Thomas (2026)
Director of Safety & Government Relations
Jan-Care Ambulance
117 S Fayett St, PO Box 2414
Beckley, WV 25802
(304) 255-231

Chris Anderson (2024)
Director of Operations
Bell Ambulance, Inc.
549 E Wilson St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 486-2000

Tom Tornstrom, MBA, NRP (2025)
Gundersen Health Ambulance Service
LaCrosse, WI

Kyle Wolber (2026)
Superior Air Ground Ambulance Service, Inc.
395 W. Lake Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Angela McLain-Johnson (2024)
Chief Compliance and Revenue Officer
Pafford EMS
Edmond, OK
(405) 812-9274

Allyson Pharr  (2025)
Acadian Ambulance
Lafayette, LA
(337) 291-3304

Tom Fennell (2026)
Regulatory Officer
Mayo Clinic Ambulance
Rochester, MN

Paul Main (2024)
American Ambulance of Visalia
2017 E. Noble Ave
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-3015

James “Jimmy” Pierson
Medic Ambulance
Vallejo, CA

JD Fuiten (2025)
Owner & President
Metro West Ambulance Service, Inc.
Hillsboro, OR

Gerad Troutman, MD
Global Medical Response
Lubbock, TX

Committees & Task Forces


    Chair: Jim McPartlon, Mohawk Ambulance
    Vice-Chair: JD Fuiten, Metro West Ambulance

  • Balance Billing Task Force

    Chair: Jamie Pafford-Gresham, Pafford EMS
    Vice-Chair: Wayne Jurecki, Bell Ambulance, Inc.

  • Bylaws

    Chair: Aarron Reinert, Lakes Region EMS
    Vice-Chair: Sonny Geary, Global Medical Response

  • Communications

    Chair: Alexia Jobson, REMSA
    Vice-Chair: Randall Mann, Acadian Ambulance

  • Data Task Force

    Chair: Katie Arens, Life Ambulance
    Vice-Chair: Angie McLain-Johnson, Pafford EMS

  • Education

    Chair: Lori Burns, Global Medical Response
    Vice-Chair: James Diclemente, Pro EMS / Prodigy

  • Finance

    Chair: Julie Rose, Superior Air Ground Ambulance 
    Vice-Chair: Paul Pedersen, Global Medical Response

  • Government Affairs

    Chair: Kim Godden, Superior Air Ground Ambulance
    Vice-Chair: Jim Duke, Com-Care Ambulance

  • Medicaid Finance

    Chair: Bill Mergendahl, Pro EMS
    Vice-Chair: Keith Douglas, Priority EMS

  • Medicare Regulatory

    Chair: Krista Cuthbert, Medix
    Vice-Chair: Donna Hankins, American Ambulance

  • Nominating

    Chair: Jimmy Johnson, Life EMS
    Vice Chair: None

  • Professional Standards

    Chair: John Peterson, Medic 911
    Vice-Chair: Gibson McCullagh, Pro EMS

  • State Association Forum

    Chair: Rob Lawrence, Pro EMS
    Vice-Chair: Mike Battis, Ballard Ambulance

  • Workforce

    Chair: Ron Quaranto, Acadian Ambulance
    Vice-Chair: Ben Wasmund, Lakes Region EMS

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