NAEMSE Announces New President

October 7, 2011

PITTSBURGH, PA–The National Association of EMS Educators is pleased to announce that Ms. Donna Tidwell, MS, RN, EMT-P will assume the position of president of NAEMSE until September 2013, effective at the 16th Annual Educational Symposium in Reno, NV. Ms. Tidwell is a charter member of NAEMSE and has served in various leadership capacities including as a committee member and on the board of directors.

President Tidwell has established an extensive history of leadership in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Currently, Ms. Tidwell is the state EMS director of Tennessee; Ms. Tidwell is also one of the national coordinators and faculty for the NAEMSE Instructor Course. She also represents the National Association of State EMS Officials as a member of the Committee on Accreditation for EMS Programs.

“Under the leadership of Ms. Tidwell, we are looking forward to working together as a team for thesuccess of the association,” stated Joann Freel, executive director of NAEMSE.

“Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress and working together is success,” said Ms. Tidwell as she quoted John C. Maxwell in her acceptance of the position of president. The membership of NAEMSE looks forward to Ms. Tidwell’s leadership of the association.