EMS Advisory Board

Ordinance 2993 passed by the City Commission on January 8, 2008.

The Great Falls EMS Advisory Board shall endeavor to preserve and improve the quality of life for the Great Falls community by ensuring a safe and stable EMS pre-hospital care system. Additionally, the Board shall ensure the system provides reliable and cost efficient emergency medical care by highly trained personnel. This board shall assist the EMS administration by providing recommendation and information on all matters to do with the City's EMS system.


Member Representing
Bill Bronson City Commissioner
Steve Hester City EMS Administrator
Dave Simpson EMS System Medical Director
Justin Grohs Great Falls Emergency Services Manager
Dave Kuhn Great Falls Emergency Services Owner/President
Kevin Langkiet Benefis Emergency Department
Laurie Jackson Benefis Trauma Coordinator
Scott Shandelson Benefis Flight Coordinator
Kendra Puckett Great Falls Clinic Emergency Department
Bill Hunter Cascade County Dispatch Center
Tanya Houston Cascade County Public Health Director
Ron Scott GFFR Assistant Fire Chief
Shane Klippenes GFFR Training Officer
Paul Johnson Medical Director GFEMS
Michael Shell GFEMS Paramedic/EMT
Patty Cadwell Neighborhood Councils















Meeting Location
The EMS Board normally meets at the Fire Training Center -- 1900 9th Street South.

Indefinite unless member vacates his/her office or resigns from the Board.

For Information on the Board Contact:
Great Falls Fire Rescue at 727-8070.