William Klusman

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.
Shawn Hartsock

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.

Heather Franzoni

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 within jail administration, 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.

Beth Eiselman

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.

 Kathy Ruth
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.

Shippensburg Area Emergency Medical Services "Management Team"

Sgt Timothy Knepp- Paramedic

Sgt Austin Steniour- Paramedic

Sgt Brent Smiley- Paramedic

Sgt Dan Shaffer- EMT

Sgt Doug Wilburne- EMT

Corp Daniel Dunsmoor- Paramedic 

Corp Tyler Rexroth- EMT

Corp Brian Rutan- EMT

Corp Kara Debill- Paramedic

Corp Morgan McGovern- EMT

Randy Pryor- Paramedic


Timothy Knepp- Paramedic

Daniel Shaffer- EMT

​Doug Wilburne- EMT​

Brent Smiley- Paramedic 

Austin Steinour- Paramedic

Field training officers (FTO)

Board Of Directors


Back Row: Left To Right: Bill Naugle, Deb Ramsey, Steve Wolfe, Tom Moriarty

Front Row: Left To Right: Jerry Holtry, Cindy Varner, Joe Jones

 Connie McGill

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!

Justin Eberly- EMT

Daniel Dunsmoor- Paramedic

Kara DeBill- Paramedic 

Brian Rutan- EMT

Tyler Rexroth- EMT

Morgan McGovern- EMT

​Don Glaittli- EMT