Posts Tagged: Virginia Office of EMS

Sandbridge Rescue Squad Volunteer Paramedic Joan Davis Shares Her Volunteer Story

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Thirty years ago, Joan Davis was injured on the beach at Sandbridge; and one of her neighbors, Janet Meyer, picked her up in an ambulance. As the saying goes, the rest is history………… Read the Virginian Pilot News story at:Volunteers Saving Lives. Today, Joan a tenured volunteer paramedic is one of 550+ operational volunteers along with…

Congratulations Sandbridge Rescue Squad Volunteers-20 Years of Service

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Recently Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad life members, Kathy Martin, Nicole Roper along with Jackie & Mike Novak were recognized for giving 20 years of volunteer service each. Service Awards were presented by Father Parke with the City’s Office of Volunteer Resources, Deputy City Manager Public Safety Steve Cover, City Councilwoman Barbara Henley, and VA Beach…

Congratulations Graduates VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 18

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Recently VA Beach Emergency Medical Services Basic Life Support Academy Class 18 graduated 21 new volunteer EMTs. The ceremony was held at the Virginia Beach Fire EMS Training Center on South Birdneck Road in VA Beach. Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms welcomed the new graduates, their families, friends and fellow EMS career/volunteers. The new graduates…

Congratulations to Shalonda Niskey-VA Beach EMS New Administrative Specialist I

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EMS Chief Brazle has named Shalonda Niskey as the new Administrative Specialist I at the Administration Office.There were many fine candidates who were interviewed, making the decision process more time-consuming. Ms. Niskey has been with the department since August of 2013 when she started as an Account Clerk II, focusing mainly on payroll. Ms. Niskey…

VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Announced Recipients of the 2017 Langhorne & Pulley Memorial Scholarship

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The Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation has announced recipients of the 2017 Langhorne & Pulley Memorial Scholarship. They are: Elizabeth Hoobler, Patrick Kiley, Amy Lutz-Sexton, Tyler Retel, Heather Richardson, Sidney Roeder, Megan Snyder and Austin Tydings. The scholarship was created in 2008 to help volunteer rescue squad members with the costs of their own college/higher…