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

 
Phil Dietz Picture

Phil Dietz, Board Chairman

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, 2022

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, 2018

 Andrew Bernard Photograph

Andrew C. Bernard, M.D.

Representing: Trauma Surgeon licensed in Kentucky.

andrew.bernard@uky.edu

Term Expires: September 19, 2018

 Timothy Price

Adrienne S. Bryant

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

sandgap490@prtcnet.org 

Term Expires: September 19, 2020

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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

 Tracey Franklin

Tracey L. Franklin

Representing: Emergency medical services educators.

cprtracey@gmail.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2020

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William C. Haugh

Representing: Hospital Administrators

william.haugh@lpnt.net 

Term Expires: September 19, 2020

 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

 Kevin Neal

Kevin Neal

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

Kevin.Neal@Marshallcountyky.gov

Term Expires: September 19, 2021

 

James H. Lee

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

jlee@tjsamson.org 

Term Expires: September 19, 2019

 Ashley Powell

Ashley Powell

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

stanford152@hotmail.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2019

 

Timothy G. Price, M.D.

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

drtprice@bellsouth.net 

Term Expires: September 19, 2020

 Michael Reynolds

Michael K. Reynolds

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

mreynolds@rcems.com

Term Expires: September 19, 2022

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Chad Scott

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.

eremedic@gmail.com 

Term Expires: September 19, 2022

 Robbie Smither

Robbie Smither

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

paramedicsmither@gmail.com 

Term Expires: September 19, 2021

Lloyd L. Stapleton

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

les.stapleton@prestonsburgcity.org 

Term Expires: September 19, 2019

 

David Webb

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

david.webb@air-evac.com 

Term Expires: September 19, 2022