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Wednesday, October 31 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meet the Feds: A U.S. Government Panel Discussion on EMS

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This session couples a comprehensive look at NHTSA, FICEMS (the Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services) and NEMSAC (the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council as well as the FBI's Infragard partnership with the private sector.  Join an interactive  discussion of what’s happening at the federal level in EMS. This dynamic format utilizes panel discussion and Q&A  where participants can ask questions of agency officials engaged in daily EMS topics. Attendees will be able to interact directly with different federal agency partners. Sharpen your questions and get up to date on what’s happening at the federal level and how it will affect the EMS your agency provides.

avatar for Mike Poynter, EMT-P, CP-C

Mike Poynter, EMT-P, CP-C

Executive Director, Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services
Mike Poynter served as a Tactical Paramedic with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Weapons and Tactics Team in Louisville, Kentucky and a Flight Paramedic at a Level 1 Trauma Center located at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for nearly twenty years and was involved... Read More →
avatar for Richard (Rick) W Patrick, MS, EFO, CFO, EMT-P, FF

Richard (Rick) W Patrick, MS, EFO, CFO, EMT-P, FF

Director, National Fire Programs, U.S. Fire Administration (DHS/FEMA)
Richard W. Patrick, (Rick) M.S., EFO, CFO, EMT-P, FF, (Deputy Chief ret.), serves as Director, National Fire Programs at the U.S. Fire Administration (DHS/FEMA). Chief Patrick has been actively involved in volunteer and career emergency medical, fire-rescue services for forty years... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Lindsey

Jeff Lindsey

Coordinator/Lecturer, University of Florida Fire and EMS
Dr. Lindsey is the Coordinator/Lecturer for the University of Florida Fire and Emergency Service bachelor and master degree program. He retired from the fire service as the Fire Chief for Estero Fire Rescue in Estero, Florida. He is an experienced leader, educator, lecturer, author... Read More →
avatar for Jon Krohmer, MD

Jon Krohmer, MD

Director, Office of EMS, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Jon Krohmer, MD, is the director of the Office of EMS at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prior to joining NHTSA, he served in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and as an emergency physician and local EMS medical director. He is also a past president of the... Read More →
avatar for Anne Montera, BSN, RN

Anne Montera, BSN, RN

Executive Director, Central Mountains RETAC
Anne received a BSN from Bethel College in Kansas. She has over 20 years of nursing experience in Public Health, Patient Safety/Quality Improvement, and EMS coordination in urban and rural hospitals and community settings.  Ms. Montera’s current role as a Public Health Nurse Consultant... Read More →

Wednesday October 31, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm CDT
Room 205C