Board of Directors

  • Jana Williams RN, BSN, CMTE


    Jana is the Program Director for AIRLIFE Denver, a busy emergency and critical care air and ground transport service, serving the Rocky Mountain region. She has more than 20 years of EMS and nursing experience, beginning as a volunteer EMT outside of Chicago, IL. She has held positions in EMS, flight nursing, and EMS, Trauma …

  • Jason M. Jenkins

    Vice President

    Jason currently serves as Vice President of the National EMS Memorial Service. He began his EMS career in 1995, with an EMT certification received from Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kansas. He graduated from Coffeyville Community College in 1997 with his emergency medicine degree. Jason worked as an EMT in Liberal, Kansas and was hired …

  • Rachel Tester


    Rachel received both a Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS) degrees in Aerospace from Middle Tennessee State University and is currently rated as a pilot in both fixed and rotor wing aircraft. In addition, she is Nationally Registered and licensed as a Paramedic in the state of Tennessee with more than 15 …

  • Thomas J. Liebman


    Tom Liebman is currently the Director of Field Operations for the STAT MedEvac program in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As Director of Field Operations, he is responsible for medical crew operations over seventeen base sites. Tom is also active volunteer firefighter, serving as Assistant Chief with Peebles District VFC, a suburban fire company in the north hills …

  • Stephen Carlson


    On the board since 2014.

  • Edward R. Marasco, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P


    Ed Marasco is currently the Vice President of Business Development for Quick Med Claims (QMC). Quick Med Claims provides medical billing and consulting services for medical transportation organizations nationwide. In his role, he is responsible for developing new business opportunities and providing consulting services to medical transportation organizations. Previously, Mr. Marasco was a Regional Vice …

  • Steven L. Athey


    Steven L. Athey is the President and Owner of Health Care Visions based in Argyle, Texas where he functions as the lead EMS consultant for the firm.

  • Rande McCrary


    A resident of North Central Missouri, Rande has been involved in Emergency Medical Services in Missouri for nearly 40 years. He has served as an EMT, a Paramedic, EMS Instructor and a volunteer Fire Fighter. He spent fourteen years with the Missouri Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services as a Prehospital Systems Specialist. …

  • George W. Murphy


    A Career EMS Provider with over 35 years experience, Murphy has been with Boston EMS for almost 30 years. He currently holds the rank of Captain and is responsible for Research, Training & Quality Improvement. George is an active EMS Educator who has taught EMS providers both nationally and internationally, in such places as Canada, …

  • Eric W. Johnson


    Mr. Johnson served with City of Louisville EMS (Kentucky) from 1977 until 1986. He then served with Louisville Division of Police/Louisville Metro Police until his retirement in July 2004. He is a member of the founding Board of Directors of the Kentucky Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) and served as the Chapter Director …

  • John J. Glass, Jr.


    A resident of the City of Pittsburgh, PA, Jack is a 25 year veteran Rescue Paramedic for the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. His current assignment is Rescue Unit 1, located in the Shadyside neighborhood of the city. Glass has had a long association with the Memorial Service, …

  • Kevin M. Agard


    Mr. Agard has over 35 years experience in various EMS, Rescue and Emergency Management systems, where he has held positions as an EMT, Paramedic, Rescue Captain, and EMS Educator/Coordinator. Kevin has been a National EMS Memorial Service volunteer for 18 years and served on the Board of Directors for 15 years. During that time he …

  • Shirley E. Bagby


    Shirley retired as Administrative Specialist for the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc. in August 2000. Her employment with VAVRS since May 1986 led to her involvement with the National EMS Memorial Service. 

 Bagby has been actively involved with the National EMS Memorial Service since 1993 where she served as Family Relations Chair and …

  • Kevin L. Dillard


    A resident of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the President and CEO of LifeCare Medical Transports, Inc., since 1993, has been a veteran in the Emergency Medical Services field for the past 24 years. Mr. Dillard has held offices on the local, state, regional and national levels. In the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, he is the …

  • Wanda Morehead


    A resident of McCoy, Virginia, Wanda is a 25 year veteran of Longshop-McCoy Volunteer Fire and Rescue and is a certified Health and Safety and Workplace instructor. One of the founding members of the National EMS Memorial Service, she served on our Board of Directors since its inception in 1992. Morehead retired from the Board …

  • Jean E. Venner


    A native of Richmond, Virginia, Jean became involved with the National EMS Memorial Service in 1995 while serving on the Family Relations Sub-Committee. Her duties included working with registration, which led to her election as a Board Member in 1997. At that time, she was appointed Chairman of the Registration Committee, where she continued to …