Board Members

Becoming a Board Member:

One of the best ways to get involved in EMS in Kentucky is to apply to become a Board Member for the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. The Board is made up of 18 individuals from around the state from different interests. The Board is a volunteer board, with only expenses being covered.

Term: 4 Years Compensation: Expenses Only

In order to become a Board Member, you must apply through the Kentucky Governor's Boards and Commissions Office. They accept applications through their website linked below. Check with the Boards and Commissions Office to confirm deadlines and the application process. Board Members are appointed annually every September.

Boards and Commissions Website

Executive Director of Boards and Commissions
Office of the Governor
700 Capitol Avenue, Suite 132
Frankfort, KY 40601

Fax: (502) 564-2647

 
Jim Duke

Jim Duke, Board Chairman

Representing: Advanced Life Support, government-operated Ambulance Service Administrator who is a certified Emergency Medical Technician or a Licensed Paramedic

jduke@ohiocoems.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2018

Joe Prewitt

Joe Prewitt, Vice-Chairman

Representing: Volunteer-staffed, licensed Class I Ground Ambulance Service Administrator who is a certified Emergency Medical Technician or licensed Paramedic.

ncemsjoe@aol.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2017

David Bentley

David E. Bentley, M.D.

Representing: Physician licensed in Kentucky serving as medical director of an Advanced Life Support Ambulance Service.

debentley@windstream.net

Term Expires: September 19, 2016

Andrew Bernard Photograph

Andrew C. Bernard, M.D.

Representing: Trauma Surgeon licensed in Kentucky.

andrew.bernard@uky.edu

Term Expires: September 19, 2017

Joe Bradshaw

Joe Bradshaw

Representing: Licensed Air Ambulance Service Administrator or Paramedic for a licensed Air Ambulance Service headquartered in Kentucky.

bradshawjoe@air-evac.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2018

Carlos Coyle Picture

Carlos Coyle

Representing: Paramedic who works for a government agency but is not serving in an educational, management, or supervisory capacity.

ccoyle@madisoncountyems.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2018

Nancye Davis Picture

Nancye C. Davis

Representing: Emergency Medical Services Educator from a Kentucky College that provides an EMS Educational Program.

nancye.davis@eku.edu

Term Expires: September 19, 2016

Phil Dietz Picture

Phil Dietz

Representing: Fire Service Based, licensed Class I Ground Ambulance Service Administrator who is a certified Emergency Medical Technician or licensed Paramedic.

pdietz@independencekyfire.org

Term Expiring: September 19, 2018

Tim Dukes

Timothy Dukes

Sr. Vice President and COO, Baptist Healthcare Madisonville

Representing: Hospital Administrators

tdukes@trover.org

Term Expires: September 19, 2016

Todd Early Picture

Todd Early

Representing: Private licensed Class I Ground Ambulance Service Administrator who is a certified Emergency Medical Technician or a licensed Paramedic who is a resident of Kentucky.

todd@oldhamcountyems.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2014

Joseph Iocono

Representing: Physician licensed in Kentucky who routinely is involved in the emergency care of ill and injured children.

jiocono@uky.edu

Term Expires: September 19, 2018

Jamey Locke

Jamey Locke

Representing: Citizen having no involvement in the delivery of medical or emergency services.

Term Expires: September 19, 2019

Walter Lubbers, MD

Walter Lubbers, MD

Representing: Physician Licensed in Kentucky having a primary practice in the delivery of emergency medical care.

walter.lubbers@uky.edu

Term Expires: September 19, 2019

James Nickell

James Nickell

Representing: County Judge/Executive from a county that operates, whether directly or through contract services, a licensed Class I Ground Ambulance Service.

jnickell50@yahoo.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2017

Michael Sutt

Michael Sutt

Representing: Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, who works for a government agency but is not serving in a educational, management, or supervisory capacity.

msugg@eastwoodfire.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2016

Aaron Stamper

Representing: Basic Life Support, Licensed Class I government-operated Ground Ambulance Service administrator who is a certified Emergency Medical Technician or a Licensed Paramedic.

Term Expires: September 19, 2019

Lloyd Leslie Stapleton

Representing: Mayor of a city that operates, either directly or through contract services, a licensed Class I Ground Ambulance Service.

Term Expires: September 19, 2019

Jimmy Vancleve

Jimmy Vancleve

Representing: First Responder who is not serving in an educational, management, or supervisory capacity.

jimmy.vancleve@kctcs.edu

Term Expires: September 19, 2017