PRINCIPLES

We, the National EMS Pilots Association, will strive to help the Air Medical Transport industry prosper safely and enhance the delivery of pre-hospital health care. 

We will provide the leadership necessary to establish standards of operational safety and a forum for the dissemination of knowledge. This organization will continue to be a major advocate for positive change for our industry.

It is the shared vision of our membership to:

  • Continue to improve safety as our #1 priority 

  • Aggressively advocate on issues important to EMS pilots 

  • Provide programs and services for the education of pilots 

  • Provide the best and safest possible air medical services to our communities

 

WHAT WE DO

As the only professional Association in the USA dedicated to the representation and professional development of EMS pilots in particular, NEMSPA, formed in 1984, is positioned to serve as a voice for pilots of the Air Medical Transport industry.

Members know that their interests are served through the Association's commitment to improve safety, facilitate continuing education, increase communication, and to advance the quality of service of the industry.

In order to promote issues relevant to the Air Medical Transport industry, NEMSPA

  • participates in various meetings, seminars and summits

  • collaborates with organizations and government entities 

  • actively supports relevant initiatives and programs

  • publishes and contributes to journals, videos, position papers and other publications

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

Transition to EMS

New Membership type​

  • Pilots leaving their current industry who are interested in becoming EMS pilots​ receive information and support on how best to transition:

    • Update your resume! Learn how your military, fire, police, oil & gas, etc. experience translates to EMS requirements

    • What to expect - working with medical crews, types of aircraft, hours ...

    • Contacts in your area of the country

    • Opportunity to network at national conferences

*New pilots and students still in training​ can take advantage of these resources as well, to plan for a future in the air medical industry

911 Dispatcher Program

Helicopter Air Ambulance Operations & the 911 Dispatcher

A 5-Alpha LLC Production

CHAMPS 2.0

Cultural Health Assessment & Mitigation Program for Safety

Next round of surveys beginning Fall 2019

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NEMSPA is growing and we need more Board Members!

 

We are looking for motivated, dedicated individuals to serve on the Board of Directors.  Active NEMSPA members interested in being considered for one of the open positions below, please complete the Board Member Candidacy Form or email us with questions. 

 

Now is your chance to help drive the direction and future of the National EMS Pilots Association!  If you are interested in involvement on any level, we have a job that's just right for you!

PRESIDENT

Miles Dunagan

Air Evac Lifeteam

Pilot

Corinth

MS

Contact

901-201-0273

GENERAL MANAGER

Jill Dunagan

NEMSPA

Collierville

TN

Contact

901-581-3493

BOARD MEMBER

OPEN

Contact

EMERITUS MEMBER

Kurt Williams

PHI Air Medical

Clinton

MO

EMERITUS MEMBER

Bill Winn

Layton

UT

TREASURER

Open Position

Contact

BOARD MEMBER

Justin Laenen

Hospital Wing

Pilot

Oxford

MS

Contact

662-266-9751

EMERITUS MEMBER

Rick Ruff

Boston MedFlight

Aviation Site Mgr

Contact

781-863-2213

EMERITUS MEMBER

Brett Harlow

Huntsville

AL

Contact

913-553-0745

SECRETARY

Chris Henson

Geisinger Life Flight

Pilot

Richland

PA

Contact

254-383-0565

BOARD MEMBER

Lauren Sutherland

PHI Air Medical

Flight for Life Texas

TX

EMERITUS MEMBER

Kent Johnson

InterMountain Life Flight

Contact

801-321-3362

EMERITUS MEMBER

George Morris

 

National EMS Pilots Association

Contact Us

+1 760-5NEMSPA

+1 760-563-6772

 131 S. Center St.

 Box 1270

 Collierville, TN 38027

              

 info@nemspa.org

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