Carson City, NV– On April 18, the Nevada Ambulance Association (NAA) will celebrate the best and brightest of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals during its first annual Nevada Stars of Life. 19 individuals from across our state will be honored as the 2019 Nevada Stars. The Nevada Stars of Life program pays tribute to the dedication of these heroes while shining light on the critical role EMS plays in our healthcare infrastructure.
This year’s distinguished recipients are:
- · Sarah Allen, Flight Nurse, AirMed Response, AirMed International, LLC
- · Rachelle Angel, Advanced EMT, Community Ambulance
- · Warren Archer, Registered Nurse & Paramedic, REACH Air Medical Services
- · Christopher Clark, Flight Paramedic, AirMed Response, AirMed International, LLC
- · Vanessa Coyle, Flight Paramedic / Base Supervisor, Care Flight/ REMSA
- · Dillon Decker, Flight Paramedic, REACH Air Medical Services
- · Markus Dorsey-Hirt, Chief Flight Nurse / Chief Nursing Officer, Care Flight/REMSA
- · Kyle Duthie, EMT, Community Ambulance
- · Callie Fraser, Paramedic, MedicWest
- · Matt Hauth, Clinical Communications Supervisor, REMSA
- · Kenny Kitts, EMS Systems Project Manager, REMSA
- · Ty Robert LaRiviere, Flight Nurse, REACH Air Medical
- · Matthew McClean, Paramedic, Community Ambulance
- · Daniel Moriarty, Paramedic & Field Training Officer, REMSA
- · Sarah Pehrson, Registered Nurse, REACH Air Medical Services
- · Jenna Roxbury, Flight Nurse, Air Methods (Mercy Air)
- · Leslie Shaffer, Critical Care Paramedic, AMR
- · Eric Thyr, Advanced EMT, Community Ambulance
- · Jennifer Walters, Paramedic, REMSA
NAA President Rob Richardson notes, “EMS professionals work tirelessly to provide life-saving and life-sustaining mobile healthcare around-the-clock. We are proud of the positive impact this year’s Nevada Stars of Life honorees have made within their communities.”
During their time in Carson City, the Nevada Stars of Life recipients, accompanied by executive hosts, will meet with members of the Legislature to discuss legislative issues critical to emergency medical services.
To keep in touch with the Nevada Stars of Life during their time in the capital, follow #NVStarsofLife on Twitter, or view their Facebook album.