Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 Industry and Scientific Advisory Committee

Dr. Peter Antevy
Coral Springs, SW Ranches & Palm Beach City Fire Rescue, American Ambulance, Broward Community College Div of Pediatrics, FL Atlantic University, Davie Fire Rescue, Palm Beach & Seminole Tribe Fire Rescue, Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician, Medical Director, EMS Medical Director, Assistant Professor, Founder & Chief
Medical Officer
Dan Baumgardner
Laerdal Medical
Executive Territory Manager
Mike Black
Advanced Circulatory
A Division of
ZOLL Medical
CEO and President
Mike Bunker
Cryothermic Systems, Inc.
CEO and President
Fred Chapman
Physio-Control, Inc. (Stryker)
Director of Research
Dr. Marc Conterato
North Memorial Medical Center
Emergency Medical Physician, Office of the Medical Director, North Memorial Ambulance Service
Dr. Dan Davis
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Faculty
Dr. Scott Davis
St. Cloud Hospital, CentraCare Health
Critical Care Internist
Dr. Robert Domier
St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Emergency Physicians Med Group
Emergency Medicine Physician
Dr. Dana Edelson
University of Chicago Medicine, QuantHC
Executive Medical Director for Inpatient Quality & Safety, Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Annette Fasnacht
ZOLL Medical
Sr. Director, Hospital
Dr. RJ Fascone
Health Partners/Regions
Medical Director EMS at HealthPartners
Liz Grover
ZOLL Medical
VP Marketing,
IPR Therapy
Ward Hamilton
ZOLL Medical
Senior VP, Marketing
ZOLL Foundation Board of Directors
Kim Harkins
MN Resuscitation Consortium at
University of Minnesota
Program Manager
AJ Heightman
JEMS
PennWell Publishing – Public Safety Division
Editor-in-Chief & New Business Development
Dr. Joe Holley
EMS Medical Director
AMR, Paragon Medical Education Group
Blaine Krusor
Physio-Control, Inc. (Stryker)
Clinical Manager
Dr. Eric Kulstad
Advanced Cooling Therapy
CEO & Co-Founder
UT Southwestern, Dallas
Clinical Associate Professor Emergency Medicine
Dr. Mike Levy
UAA College of Health, WWAMI School of Medical Education, Areawide EMS Anchorage Alaska, Anchorage Fire Department
Board of Directors at National Association of EMS Physicians, UAA College of Health WAMMI School of Medical Education, Fractal Medical Solutions
Dr. Charles Lick
Allina Health EMS
Medical Director
Allina/EPPA
Dr. Keith Lurie
Central MN Heart Center, CAC
and University of MN,
Medical Director ACSI-ZOLL
Co-Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Central Minnesota Heart Center, St. Cloud, MN
Staff Cardiologist, Professor of Internal and Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota
Dr. David Miramontes
University of Texas Health Science
Center – San Antonio
US Department of Health and
Human Services
Medicine; Regional Deputy Chief Medical Director San Antonio Fire Department
Robert (Bob) Niskanen
Resurgent Biomedical
Managing Director in Emergency Medicine and resuscitation research and strategy consulting
Dr. Mike Olinger
Wishard Health Services, Indiana University Department of Emergency Medicine
EMS Medical Director, State of Indiana, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Michael Parascandola
ZOLL Medical
Senior Director Product Planning and Management
Bryan Platz
Coon Rapids Police Department
Officer
Cameron Pollock
Physio-Control, Inc. (Stryker)
Executive Vice President and CMO
Dr. Ed Racht
AMR: Evolution Health
Chief Medical Officer: Associate Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Ken Scheppke
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and Broward Sheriff’s Office
Chair
Michele Schirmers RN
SCAAHA AHA Training Center, CPEN, CEN, NREMTP, AHA Lead Instructor, Survivor Advocate
Dr. Karl Sporer
Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Agency
Medical Director
Dan Stephens
St. Jude Medical
Regional Sales Director
Medical Devices
Erik von Schenck
Physio-Control, Inc.
Vice President, CPR products
Past CEO Jolife
Dr. Keith Wesley
HealthEast Ambulance
Medical Director
Elijah White
ZOLL Medical
Vice President, Marketing
Dr. Mike Wilcox
Take Heart South Central and Southwest MN EMS regions
Medical Director
Dr. Demetris Yannopoulas
University of Athens
Medical School, Athens, Greece
University of Minnesota (Internal Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University (Interventional Cardiology)
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Cardiovascular Division Research Director, Interventional Cardiology Director, Minnesota Resuscitation Consortium

Community Site Collaborative Membership

Mike Atwood
Take Heart Salt Lake City
Captain, Salt Lake City Fire Department
Debbie Gillquist
Take Heart St. Cloud, MN, & Take Heart Minnesota
Program Director
Mark Griffith
South Central MN
Executive Director,
SC MN EMA Corporation
Lucinda Hodgson
MN Resuscitation Consortium, University of Minnesota – Cardio Vascular Division
Analyst & MN State CARES Coordinator
Mike Jacobs
Take Heart Alameda County, CA
Cardiovascular Care Programs Manager, EMS
Ann Jensen
Southwest MN
Executive Director, SW MN EMS Corporation
Colette Larson
Take Heart Essentia
Take Heart Program Director, Essentia Health Brainerd
Dr. Mike Levy
UAA College of Health, WWAMI
School of Medical Education,
Areawide EMS Anchorage Alaska,
Anchorage Fire Department
Board of Directors at National Association of EMS Physicians, UAA College of Health WAMMI School of Medical Education, Fractal Medical Solutions
Dr. Charles Lick
Allina Health EMS
Medical Director Allina/EPPA
Jim Logan
Memphis Fire Department, Paragon Medical Education Group
Memphis Fire Department Office of Emergency Management, COO Paragon Medical Education Group
Dr. David Miramontes
University of Texas Health Science
Center – San Antonio
US Department of Health and
Human Services
Medicine; Regional Deputy Chief Medical Director San Antonio Fire Department
Fred Ortiz
Lake Jackson, FL
EMS Chief
Bryan Platz
Coon Rapids Police Department
Officer
Michele Schirmers RN
SCAAHA AHA Training Center,
CPEN, CEN, NREMTP, AHA Lead Instructor, Survivor Advocate
Joel Vetter
Take Heart Suffolk, Suffolk County Department of Fire & EMS, NY
Coordinator, EMS; Paramedic; Chief Emergency Support Services
Kelly Walsh
Advanced Medical Transport
Senior Nurse Manager of Clinical Quality Improvement
Dr. Mike Wilcox
Take Heart South Central and Southwest MN EMS regions
Medical Director

Funding Sponsors & Private Sustaining Donors

Boston Scientific CSZ
Getinge Group St. Jude Medical Zoll

Friends & Collaborators

JEMS Magazine
jems.com
PennWell Corporation
pennwell.com
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association
suddencardiacarrest.org
Minnesota Resuscitation Consortium
dom.umn.edu/divisions/cardiovascular/division-
sections/minnesota-resuscitation-consortium
savemiheart
savemiheart.org
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation
sca-aware.org

resources

American Heart Association
heart.org
Parent Heart Watch
parentheartwatch.org
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association
suddencardiacarrest.org
Citizen CPR Foundation
citizencpr.com
Red Cross
RedCross.org
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation
sca-aware.org
JEMS Magazine
jems.com