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Emergency Medical Service Awards

EMS Educator of the Year

This award is given to a State certified ETT or EMT Instructor, who is dedicated to quality instruction and promoting the best in prehospital care or has made an outstanding contribution to EMS education.

2011

  • Randy Churchill, Wrangell — In recognition of his 20 years of service as an EMS educator with the Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department, during which he created a junior firefighter program that has become a model for fire departments in other communities.

2010

  • Patricia Vincent, Anchorage — In recognition of her contributions to providing quality EMS education for both career and volunteer EMS providers for more than a decade.

2009

  • Tom Vaden — In recognition of his dedication and commitment to the cause of emergency service as the primary EMS trainer for the Norton Sound Region.

2008

  • a — in recognition of two decades of outstanding professionalism and excellence as an EMS educator.

2007

  • Jan Dick of Fairbanks, for his 30 years of service to Alaska EMS and the critical link he provides to EMS education in rural Alaska communities.

2006

  • Ron Bowers - Dillingham

2005

  • Alan Loken - Anchorage

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2003

  • Bill O'Brien - Bethel

2002

  • Susan Coffland - Sitka

2001

  • Kevin Baker - Anchorage

2000

  • Susan Zehner - Fort Wainwright

1999

  • Tim Cooper - Soldotna

1998

  • Ken Blackmon - Adak

1997

  • No Award Given

1996

  • No Award Given

1995

  • Jean Cripps - Seward

1994

  • Anisha Elbie - South Naknek

1993

  • Ben Maxon - Anchor Poi
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1992

  • David Friday - Bethel

1991

  • Sue Hecks - Seldovia

1990

  • Gene Toole - Naknek

1989

  • Maureen Gwynn - Fairba
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1988

  • Susan Clark - Sitka

1987

  • Ronni Sullivan - Anchorage

1986

  • Don Cripps - Seward

1985

  • Phyllis Adams - Bethel

1984

  • Sister Marie Ann Brent - Dutch Harbor