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georgia ems director of the year

Please submit your nomination using the online nomination form on the bottom of this page.


This award is presented to a current Georgia EMS Director who has contributed significantly to EMS at the community, regional, and/or state level. Contributed significantly is defined as going far above and beyond the call of duty, whether in the direct delivery of patient care or in programs offered to the community that enhance the standing of EMS and/or the education of the public. Among the items that should be addressed in the nomination are: involvement in local, regional, state, and national EMS related work; contributions to EMS at the local, regional, state, and national levels; involvement with local, regional, state, and national EMS organizations, associations, etc.; community involvement of a non-EMS nature; EMS affiliations; and, EMS education.

Selection of Georgia's EMS Director of the Year will be completed by a committee of past recipients of the award. 

ELIGIBILITY: Any current Georgia EMS Director. This award is NOT open to GEMSA Board of Directors members.
NOMINATED BY: Anyone. The nomination can be anonymous.

Submission Guidelines

The online nomination must be submitted with a nomination statement that shows evidence as to why the nominee is deserving of this award. Statements are limited to five (5) typed pages using 1" margins and 12-point type. Please do NOT send newspaper articles, pictures, letters of recommendation, etc. Information received separate from the nomination packet will not be considered. Failure to adhere to the guidelines may result in disqualification of the nomination.

Please make sure you adhere to all the criteria as you describe why this individual should be recognized with this award.  

    Information needed on nomination form:

    • Nominee Information
    • Statement of why they are being nominated (no more than 5 pages)
    • Photo of nominee
    • Nominator information is optional.  The nomination can be anonymous.

    The mission of the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association is to advocate for the emergency medical provider, develop educational programs, liaison activities, provider benefit programs, and improvements to the Emergency Medical Service System in Georgia.

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