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San Francisco EMS Awards

Since 1999, the San Francisco County EMS Agency has honored the very best in the San Francisco EMS system during National EMS Week, the third week of May. Nominations come from anyone in the EMS system. These are then evaluated by the EMS Agency professional staff and final selections are made under the guidance of Dr. John Brown, the Medical Director. SFFD personnel and affiliates who have received EMS Awards are listed below. For more information about the Annual San Francisco EMS Awards Program, please contact the SF EMS Agency (http://www.sfdem.org/index.aspx?page=58).

 
 
2012 EMS Field Provider Award
Anthony Valerio, Firefighter-Paramedic, EMT-P
Vincent Perez, Lieutenant, EMT-1
Posthumously, for many years of outstanding performance as a paramedic, as an EMT, and for extraordinary bravery as firefighters in the San Francisco Fire Department.
 
2012 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award
Jim Fazackerley, Paramedic Captain, EMT-P
For exceptional performance as a paramedic, instructor, supervisor and manager for 29 years and for leadership & innovation in emergency medical services.
  
 
2011 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award

Ehrhardt Groothoff, Paramedic Captain, EMT-P
For exceptional performance as a paramedic, supervisor and manager for 24 years in DPH and SFFD; for his superlative professionalism, and; for mentoring a generation of paramedics for the City.
  
 
2010 EMS Field Provider Award
Irene Ybarra, Paramedic, EMT-P
For years of outstanding performance as a highly talented and clinically superior paramedic, and for her initiative and committment to the importance of ambulance inspections. 
  
2010 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award
Pete Howes, Assistant Deputy Chief, EMT-P
For exceptional performance as a paramedic, supervisor and manager for over 30 years in the public and private sector, and for his superlative leadership and innovation as the Chief of the EMS Division of the San Francisco Fire Department.
 
2010 EMS Special Recognition Award
Jon Meade, Paramedic, EMT-P, Ret.
For 30 years of outstanding performance as a paramedic and for his dedication to strong patient advocacy and for improving the working conditions of all EMS personnel.
 
 
2009 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award
Philip R. Harvey, EMS Section Chief, EMT-P
For exceptional performance as a paramedic, instructor, supervisor and manager for 35 years and for leadership and innovation as the Chief of the EMS Training Division. 
 

2009 EMS Community Service Award
Lynn C. Jacklevich, Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) Advisory Board Chair
For outstanding performance over the past 14 years as a member & past coordinator of the Potrero Hill NERT team and as the Chair of the NERT Advisory Board for SFFD.

 

 

2008 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
Jeany Duncan, Paramedic, EMT-P
Larry Bradshaw, Paramedic, EMT-P
In recognition of their outstanding dedication and accomplishments.

 

2008 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award
Bob Navarro, Ass't Deputy Chief , EMT-P
In recognition of his exemplary dedication and talent.

 

2008 EMS Special Recognition Award
Jonny Frank, Paramedic, EMT-P
In recognition of his exemplary talents and contributions to the field of EMS.

 

 

2007 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
Beth Goudreau, Lieutenant, EMT-P
In recognition of her outstanding dedication and accomplishments.

Eric R. Storey, Paramedic Captain, EMT-P
Administrative & Training Captain at Dispatch for the Department of Emergency Management on detached duty from the SFFD.
In recognition of his dedication and professionalism.

 

2007 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award
David Drabble, Paramedic Captain, EMT-P
Quality Improvement Risk Manager for the EMS Division of the San Francisco Fire Department.
In recognition of his exemplary dedication and talent.

 

 

2006 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award
James H. Green, RN, EMT-P
In recognition of his exemplary 30-year career and selfless dedication to the profession.

 

 

2005 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
Niels Tangerlini, Rescue Captain, EMT-P
For outstanding performance assisting community programs and as an EMS educator.

 

 

2003 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
Steve Ager, Paramedic, EMT-P
Irene T. Ager, Paramedic, EMT-P
For outstanding work over 20 yrs as paramedics for SFFD & DPH.

 

 

2002 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
Kevin Chocker, T/RC, EMT-P
For outstanding work as a medic, a supervisor & a trainer for many years.

 

2002 Raymond Lim Excellence in EMS Award
David Floersch, FF, EMT-P
For distinguished 28-yr career as a medic and as a supervisor.

 

 

2001 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
James Kucharszky, FF, EMT-P
Frederick M. Salan, FF, EMT-P
Carol L. Conley-Bodin, FF, EMT-1
Robert D. Scheppler, FF, EMT-1
Chuck I. Watanabe, FF, EMT-1
For outstanding work providing medical care to the victim in the fatal dog mauling case of 1/26/2001.

 

 

2000 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
David Franklin, FF, Captain
Special Recognition for outstanding work designing the new 9-1-1 Dispatch Center.

 

 

1999 EMS Field Provider of the Year Award
Michael P. Kneis, FF, EMT-1 SFFD-ECD
For outstanding work saving an infant by coaching a family member in CPR over the phone.

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 5/8/2012 11:54:46 AM