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Healthcare Preparedness Contacts

Regional Contacts


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ARKANSAS VALLEY
Position Name Phone Number AWIN Talk Group
Co-Leader Emily Johnson 479-573-3123  
Co-Leader Randy Dickerson 479-667-4138 HO ARVAL
Secretary Chris Key 479-229-6189  
RRC Paul Pestel 479-518-5560  
Clinical Advisor Neil Brownlow, RN, BS-DPEM 479-441-3480  
 
METRO
Co-Leader Diane Hughes 501-413-9354  
Co-Leader Jody Carter 501-231-9307 HO METRO
Secretary Renee Fowler 501-202-2389  
RRC Jessica Howdeshell 501-773-5647  
Clinical Advisor Dr. Amanda Novack 501-940-0110  
Clinical Advisor Dr. Michael Stroud 501-658-6862  
 
NORTH CENTRAL REGIONS
Co-Leader Sheila Crymes 501-887-3293  
Co-Leader Tamara McKee 501-887-3289 HO NCENT
Secretary Amie Mitchell 870-262-5003  
RRC Andrew Hradesky 501-613-2882  
Clinical Advisor Tamara Mckee, MSN, RN 501-887-3289  
 
NORTHEAST REGION
Co-Leader Bryan Mattes 870-208-2145  
Co-Leader Karla Davis 870-919-3735 HO NEAST
Secretary Carl Kirkendoll 870-926-5051  
RRC TL Davis 870-240-0922  
Clinical Advisor Shane Speights, DO, FAAFP 870-680-8196  
 
NORTHWEST REGION
Co-Leader Brittany Wilson 479-926-0297  
Co-Leader Eric Will 479-338-2989 NW-1 and
Secretary Alex Hummer 575-649-1309  
RRC Terry Lawson 479-841-8658  
Clinical Advisor Holli Bagwell, DO, FAAP 417-207-9249  
 
SOUTHEAST REGION
Co-Leader Larry Kennedy 870-541-7693  
Co-Leader Phillip Gilmore 501-454-8576 HO SEAST
Secretary Shirley White 870-364-1272  
RRC Steven Smith 870-317-8900  
Clinical Advisor vacant    
 
SOUTHWEST REGION
Co-Leader Kelly Holybee 870-722-3891  
Co-Leader Steven May 870-845-6950  
Secretary Clint Schooley 870-845-8050  
RRC Andy Threlkeld 479-243-5076  
Clinical Advisor Sonya Justice, RN    
 
ARKANSAS HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (AHA)
Vice President of Education Lyndsey Dumas 501-224-7878 Fax: 501-224-0519
 
ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION (AHCA)
Executive Director Rachel Bunch 501-374-4422 Fax: 501-374-1077
Director of Member Services Cat Hamilton 501-374-4422 Fax: 501-374-1077
Director of Finance Pam White 501-374-4422 Fax: 501-374-1077
 
ARKANSAS AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION (AAA)
AAA President Amanda Warren-Newton 870-904-1573  
 
ARKANSAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (AEMA)
OEM, Benton County Michael Waddle 479-271-1004  
 
OFFICE OF PREPAREDNESS & EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS (OPERS)
Director Greg Brown, NREMT-P 501-683-4029  
Assistant Director Joe Martin, MS, NREMT 501-671-1452  
Medical Director, Preparedness Jerrilyn Jones, MD, MPH 501-683-0252  
Medical Director, Trauma/EMS James Bledsoe, MD, MPH 501-280-4351  
Operations Division Chief Elizabeth Woodland Borella, MPH 501-280-4827  
HPP/Logistics Division Chief Alyce Wagner 501-280-4174  
Special Projects Manager Sedley Tomlinson 501-537-9691  
Readiness Program Manager Christie Walls 501-280-4424  
Planning Program Manager Shawn Howell 501-661-2249  
PHEP Program Manager Dana Dane 501-614-5284  
HPP Program Manager Michael Conyers 501-682-8332  
ECC Manager Greg Knight 501-661-2136  
Budget Analyst Bonnie Casey 501-661-2378  
SNS Coordinator Tyler Sorrells 501-671-1603  
HAN Coordinator/PHIN/IT James Hicks  501-661-2085  
Volunteer Program Manager Heather Nutt 501-661-2940  
EMS Section Chief Christy Kresse 501-661-2178  
Stroke/STEMI Section Chief David Vrudny 501-661-2096  
Trauma Section Chief Diannia Hall-Clutts 501-661-2017  
EOC Technical Manager Mike Wilson 501-280-4020  
Training and Exercise Lead Darla DalSanto 501-661-2713  
Training and Exercise Coordinator Emily Campbell 501-661-2808  
HPP Grants Coordinator Matt Johnson 501-280-4838  
Administrative Analyst Rebecca F. Wright 501-280-4383  
Administrative Analyst Brent Rowe 501-280-4375  
Budget Manager Jacqlyn Dillard 501-683-2886  
Planner Jerome Ngundue 501-661-2044  

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