NEMSMA Leadership Education Opportunities - EMS World Expo 2016 in New Orleans

Supervisor Leadership Academy (Pre-Con)  

Instructors: Ryan Greenberg, Rob Farmer


This one-day workshop based on the Lee County (FL) Public Safety Leadership Academy provides aspiring and new supervisors with several critical skills they need in order to perform in their new role.

The class is broken up into seven parts, each part related to one of the “Seven Pillars of EMS Officer Competencies–Supervisor Officer” from the National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA). Each section uses an activity that is based on a competency(s) needed to perform well as a new Supervising Officer.

The class was in such high demand it SOLD OUT over a month prior to the start of the conference. 

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Vince Robbins Elected Chairperson of National EMS Advisory Council

robbinsThe NEMSMA Board of Directors congratulates President-Elect Vince Robbins on his election as the chairperson of the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC) during their meeting this week in Washington DC. NEMSAC ( ) was established in April 2007 as a nationally recognized council of EMS representatives and consumers to provide advice and recommendations regarding EMS to NHTSA in the Department of Transportation and to the members of the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS. NEMSAC provides a forum for the development, consideration, and communication of information from a knowledgeable and independent perspective.

Vince described the experience: “I am deeply honored to have been selected to Chair this extraordinarily important Council. The 25 members of NEMSAC are among the nation's best and most innovative leaders in EMS and Paramedicine in the country. They are truly a group of the profession's thought leaders and future thinkers. It is quite humbling to be chosen by my colleagues to act as their Chairman.”

Sabina A. Braithwaite, MD, Associate Medical Director for the Medical Control Board, EMS System for Metropolitan Oklahoma City and Tulsa and Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine & Public Health at the University of Kansas was elected as the Vice Chairperson, their tenures start immediately.

Since 1990, Vince Robbins has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of MONOC, New Jersey's largest EMS and mobile healthcare shared service hospital cooperative. While leading MONOC, the company has grown fifteen fold and now includes 15 member hospitals and employs over 750 staff. Mr. Robbins is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves as the President-Elect of the National EMS Management Association, as an Editorial Board member of EMS World magazine and as Board Member of the North-Central EMS Cooperative.

August Flash Poll Results

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NEMSMA leaders were interested in what our members are doing, for our industry, in response to the increased violence against our law enforcement colleagues.



Almost 56% of the survey responders plan to provide caregivers ballistic vests in the next 12 months. Some are providing generic vests assigned to the ambulance or supervisor vehicle. Others are restricting ballistic vests to tactical medics or members of the rescue task force.

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NEMSMA New Member Benefit - Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Journal

The NEMSMA Board of Directors has negotiated a new member benefit.

 A reduced subscription to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, the premier peer-reviewed journal of our profession.

 Please click on the link below for details:

 Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Journal

NEMSMA Publications Committee Feedback Request

The NEMSMA Publication Committee would like to find out what content EMS Leaders today are looking to read.  
Please take just a few minutes to provide your feedback to NEMSMA so we are able to best serve our members and the EMS community.
Please submit your feedback no later than Tuesday, September 20.

Thank you for your time and contribution for the NEMSMA Publications Committee.


Ryan Greenberg & Brenda Morrissey
NEMSMA Publication Committee


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