WHO'S WHO IN GEORGIA EMS REGION 1

Information  |  news  |  training  |  ambuglances  |  forum   |  library  |  photo gallery  |  links  |  contact us

 

David Foster, MLS, EMT-P

Regional EMS Program Director

Georgia Office of EMS and Trauma

Department of Public Health

 

The Region 1 EMS Program Director is in charge of the operation of the regional EMS office. His program director job involves licensing and regulation of all personnel, training courses, services and vehicles in the region. He also investigates complaints and infractions of laws, rules and regulations

 

 

David has been involved with EMS since1976 and has a masterís degree in organizational leadership.  His EMS career includes employment in fire and EMS agencies in northwest Georgia area.  He was formerly employed as the DTAE Field Training Officer for North Georgia and the Training Officer for Region 4 EMS. He is an EMS instructor trainer and has been involved in many of the EMS Instructor courses in Georgia.

 

 

 

Dr. Julio Lairet D.O.
Regional Program Director

Dr. Lairet He joined the Emory University School of Medicine faculty in 2012 as Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. He is a member of the Georgia Air National Guard as an Air Surgeon and also on staff at Atlanta Veterans Medical Center. He serves as the EMS Medical Director at Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service and was awarded Georgia EMS Medical Director for Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service for 2014. He is currently a member of the Georgia Association of EMS, American College of Emergency Physicians, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.  

 

His job description includes medical oversight of services within Region 1, complaint investigation and other assigned duties.

 

 

 

 

Danny West, EMT-P, Chief of the Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services

EMS Council  Chair

 

 

Danny West  is a Georgia licensed paramedic and a SWAT medic. He is the chief of the Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services.

Danny serves as the Chairman of the Region 1 EMS Council. His duties are conduct meeting, create committees and assign duties to council members.

 

Carlton Firestone, EMT-P, EMHP

EMS Council Vice-Chair

 

Carlton Firestone is a Georgia licensed paramedic and completed the UMBC CCEMTP training in 2003 and is employed with Ambucare EMS as Captain and is responsible for overseeing all training and education as well as employee certifications. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Region 1 EMS Transportation Committee.

 

Carlton is also the Commander of TEAM 4 of the Northwest Georgia EMS Disaster Assistance Response Taskforce. A member of the Region C Healthcare Coalition Executive Team and has achieved the EMHP certification through the Department of Public Health.

 

 

 

 

Randy Pierson, EMT-P

Chair Northwest Georgia EMS Systems Inc.

 

Randy Pierson is a Georgia licensed paramedic and EMS educator currently working for Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services

 

Randy Pierson is the chair of the Northwest Georgia EMS Systems Inc. (501C3) and conducts meetings, creates committees and assigns duties to the members of the Board of Directors.

 

Dr. Julio Lairet D.O.
RTAC Chairperson

 

Dr. Lairet He joined the Emory University School of Medicine faculty in 2012 as Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. He is a member of the Georgia Air National Guard as an Air Surgeon and also on staff at Atlanta Veterans Medical Center. He serves as the EMS Medical Director at Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service and was awarded Georgia EMS Medical Director for Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service for 2014. He is currently a member of the Georgia Association of EMS, American College of Emergency Physicians, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.  

 

 

Dr. Lariet is the chair of the Northwest Georgia Regional Trauma Advisory Committee and he conducts meetings, creates committees and assigns duties to the members of the RTAC.

 

David Loftin, BA, EMT-P

Webmaster

 

David was the former Region 1 EMS Program Director and has agreed to maintain the website during his retirement for Region 1 EMS. David has more than 40 years of EMS and Rescue experience. He is a current Georgia Paramedic and former Paramedic Instructor but does not actively practice since his retirement.  ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE MUST BE REQUESTED THROUGH DAVID at loftindavid@yahoo.com

Northwest Georgia Emergency Medical Services System
Webmaster David Loftin  
Copyright © 2010-2016 Region I EMS.  All rights reserved.   |   Privacy information and terms of service.
Developed by Eric Nix under authority of Region I EMS.
 
Disclaimer: This website is not owned or maintained by the Office of EMS or any governmental agency