Heather is a Shippensburg native and currently holds the position of Captain with Shippensburg Area EMS. Over the years she has actively planned and directed many community events, and been the overseer of the public relations/marketing department. She is an active member of the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement team within the department. Heather is also employed as a correctional counselor, and holds a Masters Degree in Psychology & a Bachelors Degree in Social Work. Heather currently is a CPR/AED, First Aid, and EVOC instructor. She also holds a Train The Trainer (TST) instructor certification from the PA Department of Corrections, and assists in teaching correctional academies, and refresher classes. She is a certified Hostage Negotiator, and serves alongside a Correctional CERT Team. Heather resides in Shippensburg with her four legged children.
Shippensburg Area Emergency Medical Services "Management Team"
Field training officers (FTO)
Bill holds the position of Field Training Officer at SAEMS. Bill oversees the field training, which includes the precepting program of new providers and vehicle operators. Bill also assist in the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement process.
Back Row: Left To Right: Bill Naugle, Deb Ramsey, Steve Wolfe, Tom Moriarty
Front Row: Left To Right: Jerry Holtry, Cindy Varner, Joe Jones
Shippensburg Area Emergency Medical Services
Connie currently holds the position of Captain here at SA-EMS. She has been a part of Shippensburg Area EMS since 2007, during this time Connie has developed the training center for SA-EMS through state of PA as well as a National accreditation. Connie is a nationally registered paramedic, tactical paramedic, and an instructor for many disciplines. She also holds a bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in Education and Management. Connie’s passion is education! In Connie’s off time she enjoys her family, friends, and dogs!
Beth currently holds the position as an operations officer/EMT. Beth assists in administrative duties. Beth works as an part time at Yellow Breeches EMS, located in Mt Holly Springs. She currently resides in Mt Holly Springs.
Chief Hartsock has been working as a paramedic for over 25 years in various systems to include both hospital and regional based EMS systems. He currently works for the Washington County Division of Emergency Services where he has served as Captain and Assistant Director of Emergency Services. His position required the oversight of 25 Mobile Intensive Care Units and over 70,000 responses for year.
He has been a volunteer with SAEMS since 2000, serving as a member of the board of directors, director of operations and was appointed Chief in 2013. He is nationally certified as both a Fire and EMS officer, paramedic instructor, tactical paramedic and holds numerous technical rescue disciplines. He is also a licensed commercial pilot and flight instructor. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting.
Timothy Knepp- Paramedic
Daniel Shaffer- EMT
Doug Wilburne- EMT
Brent Smiley- Paramedic
Austin Steinour- Paramedic
Justin Eberly- EMT
Daniel Dunsmoor- Paramedic
Kara DeBill- Paramedic
Brian Rutan- EMT
Tyler Rexroth- EMT
Kathy is a Shippensburg native and a mother of 3 who currently holds a Lieutenant position in which she coordinates fundraising with the department, and is active with the hiring process of new employees/members.
Since 2007 Kathy also works as a certified Phlebotomist. Kathy has been with the department since 2006.
Sgt Timothy Knepp- Paramedic
Sgt Austin Steniour- Paramedic
Sgt Brent Smiley- Paramedic
Corp Daniel Dunsmoor- Paramedic
Corp Tyler Rexroth- EMT
Corp Brian Rutan- EMT
Corp Kara Debill- Paramedic