2017 Regional EMS Awards Program
Do you know someone who is an exemplary EMS provider, outstanding EMS administrator, dedicated emergency nurse or physician? We're looking for the best of the best and we need your help! Take a few moments to reflect on the many successes of your organization. Are there people you should be recognizing? We think there are! Your mission is to find and nominate someone for a 2017 Regional EMS Award!
This is a fantastic opportunity to honor those people in your region who excel in the EMS field. Submit a Regional EMS Award nomination for one of the twelve categories either directly to ODEMSA or to your assigned ODEMSA Field Coordinator. If your nomination is selected for a regional award, it will then be nominated for the statewide Governor's EMS Awards. Contact ODEMSA for more information and be sure to submit your application by April 7, 2017.
2017 Regional EMS Awards Picnic
The ODEMSA Regional Awards and Family Fun Day is not just for the winners of our Regional Awards. ODEMSA invites all EMS Providers and their families to enjoy a fun day of fellowship with your peers. This year's event will be held, again, at the Metro Richmond Zoo on May 20, 2017. If you would like to attend, please register here.
The Zoo has extended a significant discount to our EMS providers and family members. Admission of $9.50 will get you general admission to the zoo, a delicious lunch, and a seat at the ODEMSA Award Ceremony to honor our region's best. Also, you'll get to hang out with the awesome ODEMSA Staff!
Mid Atlantic Wrestle Expo Helps ODEMSA
The Mid Atlantic Wrestle Expo is coming to Richmond, and a portion of the proceeds will support ODEMSA !!! The event will be held May 19-20 at the Richmond Convention Center. Not only will ODEMSA benifit from this event, but ALL First Responders will receive a special discount at the door. Bring your EMS ID, as proof, to purchase tickets. For more information, click here.
New ODEMSA Team Member
Our family is always growing and changing here at ODEMSA! With enthusiasm and great anticipation, we welcome Elizabeth "Annie" Edwards to our team. Annie will be taking the Field Coordinator position for planning districts 15 and 19. She will be with us full-time and available to answer your questions, serve your agency's needs and educate on many matters. She will also be speaking to her agencies and hospital partners to do the most important part of her job; learning. She will be learning your individual needs, learning your unique method of operations, your members and leadership and how ODEMSA can better serve you. By serving each of our agencies better, we serve our region better. We know you are as proud of the ODEMSA region as we are, after all, it's YOUR region! Annie can't wait to get started on her new mission!
Annie has been in EMS since 2004 when she received her EMT. That is when she first started her awareness of ODEMSA and the foundational supports of the EMS system in Virginia. She continued to receive her paramedic certification in 2007 and has since decided to go to nursing school. With an outgoing personality, a beautiful smile and an understanding mind, she is the whole package! Annie is married and has four wonderful, beautiful children. She lives in Powhatan, VA with her family and fur babies. In her free time, Annie enjoys being a yoga instructor, going to the beach and helping her husband with their cattle.
Annie will be visiting each of her agencies and hospitals very soon. Should you need her, please save her contact information:
Office: (804) 560-3300
Cell: (804)402-2602Fax: (804) 560-0909
Regional Award Winners - 2016
We're pleased to present the winners of our 2016 Regional EMS Awards Program. Winners were honored at the ODEMSA Regional EMS Picnic and Awards Ceremony held at the Metro-Richmond Zoo, August 6, 2016.
It was certainly inspiring to see so many amazing individuals and agencies, dedicated to providing the highest level of care in their communities, at the awards gathering. "Winners are recognized, by their peers, for their exceptional contributions made to the Virginia EMS system. The awards are a small token of appreciation for all do to enhance prehospital patient care in the region", said ODEMSA Executive Director Heidi Hooker, during the ceremony. ODEMSA is proud to honor EMS practitioners throughout the ODEMSA Region for providing high quality prehospital care. We ask that you start thinking about your choices for the 2017 Awards Ceremonies.
TO SEE THE FULL LIST OF OUR AWARD WINNERS - Click Here
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