Northern Arizona
Emergency Medical Services
P.O. Box 2127
Flagstaff, AZ 86003-2127
info@naems.org
Chair - Brian Smith
Vice Chair - Doug Niemynski
Secretary - Eileen Rafters
Treasurer - Chris Fennell
Director - Vince Martinez
Northern Arizona
Emergency Medical Services
P.O. Box 2127
Flagstaff, AZ 86003-2127
info@naems.org
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Dear EMS and Trauma System Stakeholders,

The Bureau of EMS & Trauma System is hosting the second annual Emergency Medical Care Technician (EMCT) of the Year Award contest and first annual Trauma Awards contest and nominations are now open!

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Nominate an EMCT for the EMCT of the Year Award

Nominations will be reviewed by each participating EMS Regional Council and Arizona Department of Health Services with the goal of one (1) EMCT of the Year Award per region. Up to four (4) EMCT of the Year Awards will be presented at the EMS Council Meeting on May 16, 2024.

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Nominate an Individual for a Trauma Award

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of Arizona Trauma System stakeholders with the goal of eight (8) total Trauma Awards. Up to eight (8) Trauma Awards will be presented at the STAB Meeting on May 16, 2024. For more information on the Trauma Award Designation Categories, descriptions are available here.

The nomination date has been extended to March 31, 2024.

Please contact Dr. David James Harden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

Congratulations to the 2023 EMCT of the Year award winners!

EMCT Award Winners in 2023

From left: Raymond Proa, Western Region; James Cesolini, Central Region; Rose Blackhorse-Gill, Northern Region; Branden Mason, Southeastern Region