Emergency Medical Services Administrators' Association of California

Emergency Medical Services Administrators' Association of California

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Jackie LowtherJackie Lowther, MSN, MBA, has been named Interim EMS Director for Santa Clara County EMS Agency. She joined Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in November 2010, and is currently the Director of Critical Care, Emergency Department and Perioperative Nursing. Her career spans 30 years and began in Texas, working as an Emergency Room technician, staff nurse, paramedic, paramedic trainer, and Intensive Care Unit nurse.

Prior to working at SCVMC, Ms. Lowther also served as an Emergency Department Director and Chief Nursing Officer. She has extensive leadership experience in operations management, emergency services, quality and performance improvement, staff development, and physician relations. She has worked for major academic medical centers and community hospitals, in both non-profit and for-profit healthcare systems. Ms. Lowther is also the current president of the Association of California Nurse Leaders, South Bay Chapter.

 

June IljanaThe California EMS Authority is pleased to announce that June Iljana has been selected to coordinate Health Information Exchange stakeholder engagement and outreach activities. June brings her extensive experience to this position with a strong knowledge of EMS stakeholders and an ability to communicate a shared vision about health information exchange for EMS.

June most recently served as the Executive Director of the California Ambulance Association, and previous to that as Deputy Director at EMSA. She has also worked at the California Health and Human Services Agency as Assistant Associate Secretary for External Affairs.

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On behalf of Santa Clara County EMS Agency, thank you for all your help with our recent ambulance fee study in May 2015. Results will be posted on EMSAAC's website when it becomes available.

DaveMagninoSacramento County’s Department of Health and Human Services, Primary Health Services Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of David Magnino as EMS Administrator, effective May 31, 2015. Mr. Magnino has been Acting EMS Administrator since the retirement of Bruce Wagner last year.

Prior to his work with Sacramento County EMS, he served 30 years with the California Highway Patrol. In 2013 he was Project Coordinator for the California EMS Authority's Health Information Exchange (HIE) Conference held in November 2013. EMSAAC congratulates Dave on his newest appointment!

MPetrie2Michael Petrie has accepted an interim appointment as EMS Director for Monterey County EMS Agency, effective April 27th. Previously, Mike has served both as EMS Director for Santa Clara County EMS and EMS Administrator for San Francisco EMS. In Monterey he succeeds Kirk Schmitt, who recently left the Agency to take a position with the Provincial Health Services Authority in Vancouver, British Columbia. EMSAAC wishes both of our colleagues the very best in their new roles.

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