OUR PROVIDERS

Community is at the heart of NEHA's service model.  Since its inception, the Northeast Harbor Fire Company (and later the Northeast Harbor Ambulance Service) have relied heavily on a volunteer workforce.  Every year, dozens of community members volunteer hundreds of hours in both emergency response, training, and other activities.  These volunteer EMS providers are often summonsed away from work, family, or sleep to respond to emergencies in our community at a moment's notice.  In recent years, there has been a nationwide trend of decreasing volunteerism, a trend that has affected the NEHA workforce.  In response, NEHA has begun staffing one EMS provider on a 24/7 basis to enhance rapid response.  Today, our staff represents a combination of paged-out volunteers and Per-Diem staff.

LEVELS OF OUR PROVIDERS

DRIVER

EMT

ADVANCED EMT

PARAMEDIC

Drivers are individuals who have completed in-house training for vehicle operations and CPR/AED use.  They often function as the other member of our response team.

EMTs have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency medical transports to life threatening emergencies. EMTs perform interventions including vital signs, CPR/AED use, basic airway maneuvers, trauma care including splinting and immobilization, childbirth delivery, and some basic medication administration.

AEMTs have the primary focus of providing limited advanced life support, in addition to the scope of the EMT.  This includes obtaining intravenous/intraosseous access, use of advanced airway devices, additional medication administration, and some basic cardiac monitoring.

Paramedics represent the highest level of preshospital provider.  Paramedics perform a variety of medical procedures such as endotracheal intubation, fluid resuscitation, drug administration, obtaining intravenous/intraosseous access, cardiac monitoring (continuous and 12-lead), cardioversion, transcutaneous pacing, cricothyrotomy, manual defibrillation, chest needle decompression, and other advanced procedures and assessments.

CURRENT EMS PROVIDERS

as of May 2020

DRIVER

Chiori Beck

Molly Brown

Tom Brown

Laurie Dobson

Jane Joseph

Kate Joseph

Mark Middleton

Greg Theriault

Krista Thorsell

Bruce Walton

EMT

Amilie Blackman

Carol Brodeur

Kelly Brown

Griffin Costello-Sanders

Elena Dow

Paul Fernald

Andrew Flanagan

Izaak Giberson

Christian Johnson

Brandon Leavitt

Lesley Mahaney

Chapin McFarland

Sharon Morrel

Joe Renault

Abby Rowe

Tom Wallace

AEMT

Rob Norwood

Dan Puckett

Jessica St. Amand

PARAMEDIC

Justin Barlett

Tom Chisholm

Sean Hall

Margaret Houghton

John Lennon

Basil Mahaney

Gibson McCullagh

Jeremy Ogden

Jim Wilmerding

Jon Zumwalt

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS

2019-2020

As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, an elected Board of Directors oversees all matters regarding the ambulance service.  A group of elected EMS Officers handle daily operations and personnel matters.  Committees are comprised of Board members and general membership (Ambulance Operations, Finance, Nominating, Special Events, and Scholarship).  Additional Ad-Hoc work-groups are established on a needs-based level (currently including the Strategic Planning Commitee).

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

PRESIDENT:

VICE-PRESIDENT:

SECRETARY:

TREASURER:

Douglass Gray

Gibson McCullagh

Vacant

Joanne Eaton

FIELD OFFICERS

SERVICE CHIEF:

CREW CHIEF:

ASST. CREW CHIEF:

SAFETY/TRAINING OFFICER:

Basil Mahaney

Margaret Houghton

Dan Puckett

Hanna Lafferty

GENERAL OFFICERS

Kelly Brown

Bryan Colket

Paul Fernald

Izzak Giberson

Lelsey Mahaney

Mark Middleton

Chris Moore

Jessica St. Amand

Bruce Walton

PROVIDERS RESOURCES

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© 2019 Northeast Harbor Ambulance Service, Inc., a 501(c)3 Non-Profit

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