Care Flight / REMSA
2019 Star of Life
Vanessa Coyle has served REMSA / Care Flight for 16 years. She joined REMSA in 2003 as an EMT Intermediate, then attained her Paramedic certification in 2004. In 2009, Vanessa transferred from REMSA ground operations to Care Flight to practice her skills as a Flight Paramedic.
Vanessa is passionate in her service to mobile healthcare. As a Base Supervisor for the Gardnerville base, she is dedicated to ensure that the community receives nothing but the best in patient care from the flight crews. Vanessa is an excellent mentor to our new staff members, and always acts as a strong patient advocate.
Vanessa also spends many hours representing Care Flight within the community interacting with police, fire, and EMS agencies throughout the region. Each year at Christmas Vanessa heads up the Care Flight's food donation to the Share Your Christmas Food Drive. Care Flight is proud having Vanessa in our organization and the countless talents she brings with her.