Wisconsin EMS Advisory Board
The Governor's Office notified Chris Anderson, Operations Director at Bell Ambulance, Milwaukee, he is the newest appointment by Governor Scott Walker to the State's EMS Advisory Board.
According to Chris, "Being involved with the EMS Advisory Board is something I've been interested in for several years. Finally, about two years ago, I realized that if I truly wanted to be involved, I had to do more than think about it, so I began the application process. I was surprised and honored to receive the call last week. I look forward to working with the other members of the board as we take Wisconsin EMS into the future."
Since 2008, Chris has been Operations Director at Bell Ambulance. He became an EMT in 1999 and a paramedic in 2004. His entire EMS career has been spent in Milwaukee, beginning with two years of full-time ambulance work, followed by various supervisory and management positions which led to his current position. In his current position, Chris oversees about 250 staff members, who respond to calls ranging from pre-scheduled to emergent and from BLS to Critical Care. Chris enjoys working with other EMS leaders to further the interests of this very unique business.
In 2011, Chris joined the Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin as a Board of Directors member, where he also holds an executive officer position as Secretary for the state ambulance member association.Chris joins PAAW Board of Directors member Mark Fredrickson, Executive Director at Gold Cross Ambulance, Menasha, as the second PAAW Board of Directors member to currently be serving on the State of Wisconsin EMS Advisory Board. Mark holds the position of Vice President on the EMS Advisory Board, and has been a long serving member since 2005.