EMS Task Force

The Emergency Medical Services Task Force is composed of individuals subject to the approval of the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, which advises and makes recommendations to the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and the Department on matters related to emergency medical services. 

EMS Task Force Members

LANREMT: Evon Smith

LAA: Donna Newchurch

Emergency Preparedness: Rob Daughdril

ACEP/EMS Physician Medical Director: Angela Cornelius, MD

Ambulance Service District Administrator: Aaron Johnson

Licensed Paramedic: Jessica Trichel

EMS Certification Commission: Jeff Elder, MD

CAAHEP/CoAEMSP Accredited Program: Kirk Lacour, Task Force Chair

Professional Firefighters: Chad Major

Louisiana ACEP: Nancy Bourgeois

Licensed EMT: Jacob Colbert

Private EMS Agency: Maylyn Geissler

Military Medic: Justin Arnone

Air Medic: Keith H. Carter

Fireman's Association: Brian Lindberg

Louisiana Approved Education Program: Jeffery Andreson

Municipal EMS Agency: Carl Flores

Provider of Industrial EMS: Brian Regan

Fire/EMS Agency: Daniel McDonnell

High School Educator: Wendi Worsham

Telecommunnicator: Richard McGuire

2019 Meeting Dates:

January 15, 2019

Meeting Minutes

April 9, 2019

July 9, 2019

Meeting Agenda

October 8, 2019

Task Force - State Partners

Dr. ALexander Billioux- Assistant Secretary/Office of Public Health

Myra Lowe - Deputy Assistant Secretary/Office of Public Health

Butch Browning - State Fire Marshal

Paige Hargrove - Louisiana Emergency Response Network

Jessica Vallelungo- Louisiana Department of Education

Gail Gibson - EMS for Children

Amanda Broussard - EMS for Children

Traci Travis - Office of the State Fire Marshal