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Rural and Community Health Systems

Alaska EMSC Advisory Committee

The EMSC Advisory Committee is a “Subcommittee” under the Governor's Alaska Council of Emergency Medical Services (ACEMS). The committee is made up of individuals that contribute a vast array of subject matter expertise to the Alaska EMSC program.
EMSC Program Coordinator
Reneé Escamilla
Governor's Alaska Council on EMS Representative
Danita Koehler, MD
Family Advisory Network Representative
Mark Johnson, MPA
Pediatric Intensivist
B.J. Coopes, MD, Providence Alaska Medical Center
Pediatric Hospitalist
Matthew Hirschfeld, MD, Alaska Native Medical Center
Paramedic
Samantha Cunningham, MICP, Kenai Peninsula EMS Coordinator
Nurse with Emergency Pediatric Experience
Patty Williams, RN, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Quality Improvement Specialist
Heather Andersen, The Children's Hospital at Providence & Women's & Women's Services
Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association Representative
Debbie Lowenthal

EMS Administrator, EMT

Brad Paulson, EMT 3, Fairbanks North Star Borough
EMS Manager, EMT
Dave Milligan, EMT 3, Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation