Board of Directors

WVEMS Board of Directors Roster (term expirations)

City of Roanoke - William O. Altman (12-31-18)
City of Salem - Marlon M. (Matt) Rickman (12-31-16)
City of Radford - Rodney Haywood (12-31-16)
City of Covington - Timothy Dick (12-31-16)
City of Martinsville - Kristopher Shrader (12-31-18)
City of Danville - Michael Jefferson (12-31-17)
Botetourt County - Jason Ferguson (12-31-16)
Montgomery County - Joe Coyle (12-31-17)
Pulaski County - L. Joseph Trigg (12-31-16)
Floyd County - Ford S. Wirt (12-31-16)
Alleghany County - Ryan Muterspaugh (12-31-18)
Roanoke County - Stephen G. Simon (12-31-18)
Craig County - James Cady, Sr. (12-31-18)
Giles County - W. Steven Davis (12-31-18)
Franklin County - Daryl Hatcher (12-31-18)
Henry County - Steven Eanes (12-31-17)
Patrick County - Steve Allen (12-31-17)
Pittsylvania County - Timothy Duffer (12-31-16)
*Emergency Physician at-large - Eric Stanley, DO (12-31-18)
Emergency Nurses Association - Dallas Taylor, RN (12-31-18)
Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc. - Rickey Hodge (12-31-17)
Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance - David Linkous (concurrent with position)
*At-large, Fourth Planning District - Valerie Tweedie (12-31-18)
*At-large, Fifth Planning District - R. Carey Harveycutter (12-31-17)
*At-large, Twelfth Planning District - Dale Wagoner (12-31-17)
Regional Medical Director - Charles J. Lane, M.D. (concurrent with position)
Executive Director - Robert Logan (non-voting) (concurrent with position)

*Elected Director
All others are appointed by the bodies they represent.

Executive Committee

President - Ford S. Wirt
Vice President - Steven Eanes
Secretary - Stephen Simon
Treasurer - R. Carey Harveycutter
Executive Director - Robert Logan
At-large, Fourth Planning District - Joe Trigg
At-large, Fifth Planning District - Jim Cady, Sr.
At-large, Twelfth Planning District - Dale Wagoner

The Board normally meets on the Second Thursday of the third month of each calendar quarter. Meetings are open to the public, and guests are welcome.

Meetings are generally held at the Salem Civic Center . Meetings begin promptly at 2:00 PM. Meeting locations subject to change. Please call 800.972.4367 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm.


  Schedule of Meetings for 2016

 March 10, 2016

June 9, 2016

September 8, 2016

December 8, 2016


This organization is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax exempt agency.  It is an integral part of Virginia's comprehensive EMS system. It serves to assess, identify, coordinate, plan and implement efficient and effective regional EMS delivery systems in partnership with Virginia's Office of Emergency Medical Services and EMS Advisory Board.

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