The full-time lead paramedics and full-time paramedics work an average of 51 hours a week, using the 51 schedule model. The full-time EMTs work 40 hours per week, in 8 or 10 hour increments.

Full-time Lead Paramedics                    

 

 

Jon Petersen


Date of Hire: August 1998
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: Mary Greeley
Hometown: Ames, IA

Malcolm Cortner

Date of Hire: October 2006
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: Avera McKennan School of EMS, Sioux Falls, SD
Hometown: Sloan, IA

Andy Littler

Date of Hire: August 2005
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: Mercy School of EMS
Hometown: Adair, IA

Becky Knowles

Date of Hire: June 2005
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: Mercy School of EMS
Hometown: Kanawha, IA

Lisa Reavis


Date of Hire: August 2009
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education:  DMACC, Mercy College, Central College
Hometown: Polk City, IA
        

Troy Fick

Date of Hire: April 2012
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: Mercy College of Health Sciences 
Hometown: Norwalk, IA

Aaron Frasier 

Date of Hire: November 2009 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: University of Northern Iowa, Mercy College 
Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Peter Blutt Peter Blutt

Date of Hire: September 2011 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: Iowa State University, DMACC 
Hometown: Des Moines, IA 
Carolyn Johnson

Carolyn Johnson

Date of Hire: October 2014
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: Creighton University
Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Amber Redmond 

Date of Hire: May 2015 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: Northeast Iowa Community College 
Hometown: Scales Mound, IL

Tim Maher

Date of Hire: June 2012
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: DMACC
Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Derek Doyle 

Date of Hire: April 2015
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: DMACC, ISU
Hometown: Huxley, IA
Josh Behnken 

Date of Hire: September 2016
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: IWCC
Hometown: Massena, IA
Erica Tucker 

Date of Hire: August 2017  
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: DMACC, Iowa State 
Hometown: Des Moines, IA
Brian Rayhons

 

Brian Rayhons 

Date of Hire: November 2010   
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: University of Iowa, Columbia Southern University  
Hometown: Forest City, IA

Bethany

 

Bethany Hauptmann 

Date of Hire: April 2018  
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: MCHS, CCAF, NIACC, ILCC  
Hometown: Wesley, IA

Spencer

 

Spencer Gratton

Date of Hire: December 2018 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: ISU, Scott Comm College, Arizona State University
Hometown: Ripon, WI 

Full-time Paramedic

Josh Engman

Date of Hire: January 2011
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: University of Denver, ISU, U of I
Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Considine Regan Considine

Date of Hire: May 2017  
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: University of Missouri, University of Iowa 
Hometown: Naperville, IL

Kristine Newell

Date of Hire: October 2017 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP
Education: DMACC 
Hometown: Ogallala, NE 

 

Amy Davis 

Date of Hire: April 2018  
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: Mercy College
Hometown: Jamestown, ND

Aaron Anderson Aaron Anderson

Date of Hire: October 2013 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: Mercy, DMACC
Hometown: Des Moines, IA
Joel Pullen

Date of Hire: February 2016 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: UNI, Glendale CC
Hometown: West Des Moines, IA
Malone Trent Malone

Date of Hire: May 2016 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: DMACC
Hometown: Monroe, IA
Zack Zachariah Berger

Date of Hire: December 2018 
Certification: Paramedic/CCP 
Education: NICC, University of Northern Iowa, University of Iowa
Hometown: Dubuque, IA
Capps Dustin Capps

Date of Hire: December 2018 
Certification: Paramedic 
Education: Mercy School of EMS
Hometown: Stuart, IA
Frank Elizabeth Frank

Date of Hire: December 2018 
Certification: Paramedic 
Education: Grandview, DMACC
Hometown: Waterloo, IA
Martinez

 

Luis Martinez

Date of Hire: December 2019 
Certification: Paramedic 
Education: Kirkwood Community College, University of Iowa
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

Full-time EMT-Basics

 

Clint Bennethum

Date of Hire: January 2017 
Certification: AEMT 
Education: Iowa Western Community College
Hometown: Sheldahl, IA

 

Parker Hinkle

Date of Hire: August 2018 
Certification: EMT 
Education: ISU, DMACC
Hometown: West Des Moines, IA