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American Ambulance Association
PO Box 96503 #72319
Washington, DC 20090-6503

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American Ambulance Association
1201 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

It is the mission of the Executive Committee to draw on the talents and resources of member organizations to create an industry vision and strategic plan for the Association. The committee is responsible for positioning the association as an industry leader; managing the affairs of the Association between meetings of the Board of Directors; overseeing the performance of professional staff, and developing and recommending procedures to ensure the successful implementations of the strategic plan of the Association.

Randy Strozyk, President (2024)
American Medical Response
13075 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Seattle, WA  98168
(206) 391-6237

Shawn Baird, Immediate Past President (2024)
Woodburn Ambulance Service / Metro West Ambulance
PO Box 584
Woodburn, OR 97071
(503) 982-4699

Jamie Pafford-Gresham, President-Elect (2024)
Pafford EMS
P.O. Box 1120
Hope, AR 71802

Julie Rose, Treasurer-at-Large (2022)
Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc.
395 W Lake St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(440) 645-0500

Wayne Jurecki, Secretary
Bell Ambulance, Inc.
549 E Wilson St
Milwaukee, WI 53207-1635

Region 1

Mike Addario (2023)
Global Medical Response
101 Richmond Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 701-7127

Jim O’Connor (2024)
Vice President, Corporate Development
Empress EMS, a Division of PatientCare EMS Solutions

Dennis Cataldo (2025)
Cataldo Ambulance Service

Region 2

Mike Thomas (2023)
Director of Safety & Government Relations
Jan-Care Ambulance
117 S Fayett St, PO Box 2414
Beckley, WV 25802
(304) 255-231

Terence Ramotar (2024)
Global Medical Response
4531 Oak Fair Blvd
Tampa, FL 33610
(305) 718-6459

Chuck Kearns (2025)
Mercy Ambulance Service, Inc.
1399 Dean Forest Rd.
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 354-1011

Region 3

Kyle Wolber (2023)
Superior Air Ground Ambulance Service, Inc.
395 W. Lake Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Chris Anderson (2024)
Director of Operations
Bell Ambulance, Inc.
549 E Wilson St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 486-2000

Tom Tornstrom, MBA, NRP (2025)
Gundersen Health Ambulance Service
LaCrosse, WI

Region 4

Tom Fennell (2023)
Regulatory Officer
Mayo Clinic Ambulance
Rochester, MN

Angela McLain-Johnson (2024)
Chief Compliance and Revenue Officer
Pafford EMS
Edmond, OK
(405) 812-9274

Allyson Pharr  (2025)
Acadian Ambulance
(337) 291-3304

Region 5

Chris Archuleta (2023)
Superior Ambulance Service, Inc
P.O. Box 6482
Albuquerque, NM 87197

Paul Main (2024)
American Ambulance of Visalia
2017 E. Noble Ave
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 730-3015

JD Fuiten (2025)
Owner & President
Metro West Ambulance Service, Inc.
Hillsboro, OR


Committee Role First Last Company Email
2030 Committee Chair Mark Postma PatientCare
2030 Committee Vice-Chair Kyle Wolber Superior Air-Ground Ambulance
AMBUPAC Chair Jim McPartlon Mohawk Ambulance
AMBUPAC Vice-Chair JD Fuiten Metro West Ambulance
Balance Billing TF Chair Jamie Pafford-Gresham Pafford EMS
Balance Billing TF Vice-Chair Wayne Jurecki Bell Ambulance, Inc.
Bylaws Chair Aarron Reinert Lakes Region EMS
Bylaws Vice-Chair Sonny Geary GMR
Communications Chair Alexia Jobson REMSA
Communications Vice-Chair Randall Mann Acadian Ambulance
Data Task Force Chair Katie Arens Life Ambulance
Data Task Force Vice-Chair Angie McLain-Johnson Pafford EMS
Education Chair Lori Burns Global Medical Response
Education Vice-Chair James Diclemente Pro EMS / Prodigy
Finance Chair Julie Rose Superior Air Ground Ambulance Service, Inc.
Finance Vice-Chair Paul Pedersen Global Medical Response
Government Affairs Chair Kim Godden Superior Air Ground Ambulance Service, Inc.
Government Affairs Vice-Chair Jim Duke Com-Care Ambulance
Medicaid Finance Chair Bill Mergendahl Pro EMS
Medicaid Finance Vice-Chair Keith Douglas Priority EMS
Medicare Regulatory Chair Krista Cuthbert Medix
Medicare Regulatory Vice-Chair Donna Hankins American Ambulance
Nominating Chair Jimmy Johnson Life EMS
Professional Standards Chair John Peterson Medic 911
Professional Standards Vice-Chair Gibson McCullagh Pro EMS
State Association TF Chair Rob Lawrence Pro EMS
State Association TF Vice-Chair Jeff Call Guilfoyle EMS
Workforce Chair Ron Quaranto Acadian Ambulance
Workforce Vice-Chair Ben Wasmund Lakes Region EMS

Ethics Committee (Chair Elected Ad-Hoc)

  • Allyson Pharr, Acadian Ambulance
  • Hanan Cohen, Empress EMS, a division of PatientCare EMS Solutions
  • Scott Mickelsen, Bell Ambulance, Inc.
  • Ron Quaranto, Acadian Ambulance

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