National Conference on EMS

Atlantic City - October 4-6, 2018 | Pre-Conference October 3, 2018

2014 NJ EMS Award Recipients

   Award                                                   Recipient

Emergency Preparedness Achievement Award            Super Bowl 48 Regional EMS Planning Group               

EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award                    William Castagno

EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award             Robert Kruthers

Outstanding ALS-SCTU Nurse                                       Robert Hucke

Outstanding Career EMT-B                                             John Miller Jr.

Outstanding EMS Action by a Citizen                          Luz Jimenez

Outstanding EMS Action by a Youth                           Chloe Olson

Outstanding EMS Action by a Youth                           Emma Seefried

Outstanding EMS Administrator                                  William Camarda

Outstanding EMS Call                                                    Elmer Ambulance Corps    

Outstanding EMS Call                                                   Woodstown Ambulance    

Outstanding EMS Call                                                   Inspira MICU        

Outstanding EMS Call                                                  Vineland EMS       

Outstanding EMS Call                                                 Gloucester County EMS     

Outstanding Dispatcher                                               Richard Files

Outstanding EMS Educator                                        Chris  Sharpe

Outstanding EMS Physician                                      Dr. John Chovanes

Outstanding First Responder                                     Peter McBride

Outstanding Hospital ER Nurse                                Cathy Capasso

Outstanding Paramedic                                               David  Taylor

Outstanding Private EMS Agency                             R.W.J. University Hospital Mobile Health Service            

Outstanding Public EMS Agency                              Union County Emergency Medical Services  

Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency                       Keyport First Aid Squad     

Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B                                 Rita Russomanno

Director's Award                                                          NJ EMS Task Force              

Director's Award                                                         New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority 

Director's Award                                                        Ross Ninger

Director's Award                                                       Dr. Sol Nevins


2014 EMS Award Nominees

Category Last Name (Agency) First Name
Emergency Preparedness Achievement Award Super Bowl 48 Regional EMS Planning Group  
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Chait Steven
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Cottrell Gary
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Leon Edward
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Lopez Richard "Richie"
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Peculski Tom
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Smaltini Joseph
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Costagno Bill
EMS Career Lifetime Achievement Award Cottrell Gary
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Ashcraft Debbie
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Caruso Louis
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Cranston James
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Ingraffea Laura
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Ingraffea Dominic
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Johnsen Aimee
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Kruthers Robert
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Silvia Barbara
EMS Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award Sperber Patricia
Outstanding ALS-SCTU Nurse Hucke Robert
Outstanding ALS-SCTU Nurse Olschewski George
Outstanding Career EMT-B Hoffer Justin
Outstanding Career EMT-B Mastison Jessica
Outstanding Career EMT-B Miller, Jr John
Outstanding EMS Action by a Citizen Jimenez Luz
Outstanding EMS Administrator Benitez Santos
Outstanding EMS Administrator Boyce Patrick
Outstanding EMS Administrator Camarda William
Outstanding EMS Administrator Paul Jeffrey
Outstanding EMS Administrator Mattle Robert
Outstanding EMS Administrator Munoz Carlos
Outstanding EMS Administrator Reid Andrew
Outstanding EMS Administrator Scaturo Christopher
Outstanding EMS Administrator Sheilds Joseph
Outstanding EMS Administrator Sposato Robert
Outstanding EMS Call Bergen Robert
Outstanding EMS Call Mckinney Valerie
Outstanding EMS Call McNally  Brian 
Outstanding EMS Call Nelson  Ryan
Outstanding EMS Call Buchanan  Bucky
Outstanding EMS Call Hoffman  Tom
Outstanding EMS Call Cadmus Tom
Outstanding EMS Call Elmer Ambulance Corps  
Outstanding EMS Call Woodstown Ambulance  
Outstanding EMS Call Inspira MICU  
Outstanding EMS Call Vineland EMS  
Outstanding EMS Call Gloucester County EMS  
Outstanding EMS Call Mustachio Nancy 
Outstanding EMS Call Villegas Robert
Outstanding EMS Call Kranz Thomas 
Outstanding EMS Call Buckridee Karolyn 
Outstanding EMS Call Buckridee Elizabeth 
Outstanding EMS Call Fanwood Rescue Squad  
Outstanding EMS Call Flaherty Patrick
Outstanding EMS Call Solares Heather 
Outstanding EMS Call Wiezorick Kamil 
Outstanding EMS Call DeSiervo  Joseph 
Outstanding EMS Call Boyce Patrick 
Outstanding EMS Call Valdora  Robert 
Outstanding EMS Call Mastison Jessica 
Outstanding EMS Call Fowler David 
Outstanding EMS Call Hirschman Efraim
Outstanding EMS Call Melamed Noah 
Outstanding EMS Call Stefanowicz Phil 
Outstanding EMS Call Nahas Mike
Outstanding EMS Call Patterson Tim 
Outstanding EMS Call Oliveira Cristiana
Outstanding EMS Call Caicedo Oscar 
Outstanding EMS Call Brown  (Newark ESU) Salvatore 
Outstanding EMS Call Brown (Newark ESU) Kenny
Outstanding EMS Call Burns Jennifer 
Outstanding EMS Call Marciano  David
Outstanding EMS Call Fitzpatrick  Brian 
Outstanding EMS Call Strangeciak David
Outstanding EMS Call Newenhouse Jeff 
Outstanding EMS Call Wortman Judy 
Outstanding EMS Call Broome Bischoff Karen
Outstanding EMS Dispatcher Canals Rosalyn
Outstanding EMS Dispatcher Files Richard
Outstanding EMS Dispatcher Grover Dave
Outstanding EMS Dispatcher Hyman Kristin
Outstanding EMS Dispatcher Kalawar Arjune
Outstanding EMS Dispatcher Piserchia Francesco
Outstanding EMS Dispatcher Schumell Michael
Outstanding EMS Educator Bendel Richard
Outstanding EMS Educator Camarda William
Outstanding EMS Educator Doyle Peggy
Outstanding EMS Educator Jones Jay
Outstanding EMS Educator McKenney Dirk
Outstanding EMS Educator Rodriguez LeRoy
Outstanding EMS Educator Sharpe Chris
Outstanding EMS Physician Chambers Jack
Outstanding EMS Physician Chovanes D.O. John
Outstanding EMS Physician Sexton Ryan
Outstanding First Responder Leser Joanne
Outstanding First Responder McBride Peter
Outstanding First Responder Doran Michael
Outstanding First Responder NJSP Washington Barracks (Warren County)
Outstanding First Responder Tejada-Coletta Wanda
Outstanding Hospital ER Nurse Baratta Alyson
Outstanding Hospital ER Nurse Capasso Cathy
Outstanding Paramedic Boyce Patrick
Outstanding Paramedic Carrieri Chris
Outstanding Paramedic DeSantis Patricia
Outstanding Paramedic Lowe Aaron
Outstanding Paramedic Molinares Mark
Outstanding Paramedic Rubba Joseph
Outstanding Paramedic Serkey  Rebecca
Outstanding Paramedic Silva-Toris Sean
Outstanding Paramedic Taylor David
Outstanding Paramedic Toris-Silva Jennifer
Outstanding Private EMS Agency Arvi Mobile Vitaliy Moroz
Outstanding Private EMS Agency Gloucester Twp EMS  
Outstanding Private EMS Agency Lourdes Emergency Medical Services  
Outstanding Private EMS Agency R.W.J. University Hospital Mobile Health Service  
Outstanding Private EMS Agency Raritan Bay Medical Center EMS  
Outstanding Public EMS Agency Absecon Emergency Services  
Outstanding Public EMS Agency Jersey City Medical Center EMS (D Team)
Outstanding Public EMS Agency North Plainfield Fire Department  
Outstanding Public EMS Agency Union County Emergency Medical Services  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Green Bank Rescue Squad  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Keyport First Aid Squad, Inc.  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Lakeland Emergency Squad  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Marlboro First Aid Squad  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Moonachie First Aid & Rescue Squad  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Penns Grove EMS   
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Pedricktown EMS  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Roselle Park First Aid Squad  
Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency Sayreville Emergency Squad Inc.  
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B South Orange Rescue Squad  
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Ashcraft Debbie
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Carney RJ 
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Biamonte Robert
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Buckridee Patricia
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Butler Daniel
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Collegio Ashley
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Costello Glen
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Couce John-Paul
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Cranston Holly 
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Cranston James
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Erickson Brad
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Hissim Peggy
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Hoffer Justin
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Krohn Robert
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Lare Garrett
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Russomanno Rita
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Cohen Dan 
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Troncone Melanie
Outstanding Volunteer EMT-B Zemiates Joe