2018 Candidates for AAA Honorary Membership

Ron Thackery
Formerly of American Medical Response
Chair of AAA Professional Standards Committee

Reason for Nomination by Randy Strozyk (American Medical Response & AAA Board Secretary)

Ron Thackery has been a long time member of the American Ambulance Association and is a national expert on safety, risk mitigation and the policy/procedure development. Many of the SOPs widely used in EMS today can be traced back to Ron.

Ron has served as the chairman of the Professional Standards Committee and worked with the AAA board and leadership to provide guidance on key issues for many years. His tireless work on ambulance construction and enhanced safety standards were key to the final product. Ron truly exemplifies what being a volunteer member of the AAA means. He has positively impacted the lives of caregivers and patients through his advocacy.