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IAEMSC Announces Election Results


The International Association of Emergency Medical Services Chiefs (IAEMSC) announced the results of its 2020 election of officers. The latest association officers were seated on July 20 and will serve two-year terms. The officers and At-Large Directors were elected from an impressive group of qualified candidates. Chief Dave Mitchell, Arvada Fire/EMS Protection District (CO, USA) ascends to the position of IAEMSC President (2020) after serving his term as President Elect. The remaining elected officials include:


  • President-Elect, Daniel Gerard, Alameda City EMS (CA, USA)
  • Vice President, James Brothers, Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services (MD, USA)
  • Treasurer, Christian Callsen, Austin/Travis County EMS (ret., TX, USA)
  • Secretary, Nicolena Mitchell, Children’s Hospital (CO, USA)

Newly Elected Board of Directors (At Large):

  • Scott Cormier, Medxcel,  Indianapolis, IN  (Pittsburgh EMS [ret.], PA, USA)  
  • Mark Lamphiear, Gaston Co. EMS (NC, USA)         

The International Association of EMS Chiefs (IAEMSC) is a nonprofit professional association established to support, promote and advance the leadership of response entities and to advocate for the EMS profession. The IAEMSC membership consists of leaders from both career and volunteer EMS organizations, representing a diverse group of public and private EMS agencies that respond to over 6.2 million emergencies and transport nearly 3.3 million patients each year. The IAEMSC hosts an annual EMS Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. Information for the 2021 Summit will be announced in January of 2021. Additional information regarding the IAEMSC, the Annual Leadership Summit, and membership opportunities is available at


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