2017 Board of Governors Members

AEMS is directed by an elected Board of Governors.

Janet Backers, RN
St. Luke's Medical Center - Phoenix
Representative of the Administrations of Hospitals, Non-Trauma Center Hospital

Peggy Baker
*Executive Director, AEMS

Marcia Barry, RN
*Secretary, AEMS Board of Governors

Gail Bradley, MD
*Chair, AEMS Board of Governors

Dan Bramble
Payson Fire Department
One Emergency Medical Care Technician-Paramedic (EMCT-P), Serving their Empployers in a Predominantly Non-Administrative Capacity

Franco Castro-Marin, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
Physician Active in the Practice of Emergency Medicine and/or Prehospital Administrative Direction, Practicing at a Trauma Center Hospital.

Tom Cole
Goodyear Fire Department
Representative from a Public Employer of Emergency Medical Care Technicians (EMCTs), from Distinct Political Subdivision with a Population of Between 50,000 and 500,000

Paul Dabrowski, MD
Arizona College of Surgeons
Physician, Active in the Practice of Trauma Surgery, Recommended by a Professional Association of Trauma Surgeons.

John Gallagher, MD
Arizona College of Emergency Physicians
Physician, Active in the Practice of Emergency Medicine and/or Pre-Hospital Administrative Medical Direction, Recommended by a Professional Association of Emergency Physicians.

Garth Gemar, MD
*Vice Chair, AEMS Board of Governors

Joe Gibson
Arizona State Ambulance Association
Representative Recommended by a Statewide Ambulance Association, Representing a Private-Sector Employer of EMCTs.

Toni Gross, MD
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Physician, Active in the Practice of Emergency Medicine and/or Pre-Hospital Administrative Direction, Employed, or Contracted, as an Administrative Medical Director for Pre-hospital.

Ryan Herold
Mesa Fire and Medical Department
Representative from a Public Employer of Emergency Medical Care Technicians (EMCTs), from Distinct Political Subdivision with a Population of Between 50,000 and 500,000

Andrew Johnston
Arizona Academy of Emergency Services
Representative of an EMCT Training Program / Ex-Officio

Robert Londeree, MD
*Past Chair, AEMS Board of Governors

Terry Mason, RN
Citizen of the AEMS Region

Kathleen Moore, RN
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Representative of the Administrations of Hospitals, Trauma Center Hospital

Mike Naehrbass
Surprise Fire-Medical Department
One Emergency Medical Care Technician (EMCT), Serving their Employers in a Predominantly Non-Administrative Capacity

Joel Navarro
Phoenix Fire Department
Representative from Public Employer of Emergency Medical Care Technicians (EMCTs, from Political Subdivision of Population Greater than 500,000)

Mark Nichols
Daisy Mountain Fire Department
Representative from a Rural EMS Provider Agency

Sandy Nygaard
Planning & Outreach Functional Group Meeting

Ginny Orcutt, RN
Emergency Nurses Association
Nurse, Active in Emergency Medical Services, Recommended by a Professional Association of Emergency Nurses

Ronalee Quarles
Gisela Valley Volunteer Fire District
Representative from Public Employer of EMCTs (from a Political Subdivision of Population less than 50,000)

Roy Ryals
*Treasurer, AEMS Board of Governors

Tracey Schlosser, RN
Banner Estrella Medical Center
Representative, Acting as a Pre-Hospital Care Manager for their Hospital Employer,Representing a Non-Trauma Center Hospital

Ryan Southworth, DO
Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
One Physician, active in the practice of emergency medicine and/or pre-hospital administrative medical direction, practicing at a Non-Trauma Center Emergency Department.

Laurie Wood, RN
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Representative, Acting as a Pre-Hospital Care Manager for their Hospital Employer, Representing a Non-Trauma Center Hospital