KBEMS Deputy Executive Director Appointed to National Board

Jul 5, 2018


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KBEMS Deputy Executive Director Appointed to National Board

Lexington, Ky. - Chuck O’Neal, Deputy Executive Director of the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services, has been appointed to the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC).

O’Neal earned a master’s degree in safety, security and emergency management with a graduate certificate in emergency management, and a bachelor’s degree in emergency medical care administration; both from Eastern Kentucky University. He also earned an associate degree in paramedicine from West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah. 

NEMSAC was established in April 2007 as a nationally recognized council of EMS representatives and consumers to provide advice and recommendations regarding EMS to NHTSA in the Department of Transportation and to the members of the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS.  NEMSAC provides a forum for the development, consideration, and communication of information from a knowledgeable and independent perspective.