Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Staff

  • Ryan P. Greenberg, Director
  • Steven P. Dziura, Deputy Director
  • Toril Heggen, Secretary
  • Brian Wiedman, Unit Chief

Education Branch

  • Jean Taylor, Deputy Chief
  • Gene Myers, Unit Chief-CME Recertification Program
  • Elizabeth Donnelly, Unit Chief
  • Karen Vogler, CME Recertification Program Associate
  • Holly Proper-Plaat, Program Associate
  • Edwin Del Valle, Program Associate
  • Jacqueline Bigger, Administrative Support

Operations Section

  • Daniel Clayton, Section Chief
  • Joseph Farrell, Unit Chief
  • Dana Jonas, Unit Chief
  • Mary Ramo, Unit Chief
  • Christopher Langan, Health Program Administrator Trainee

Investigations Branch

  • Thomas Fortune, Deputy Chief
  • John MacMillan, Unit Chief
  • Genna VanCort, Unit Chief


  • Lynn Farruggia, Section Chief
  • Tara Barbagallo, Senior Program Associate


  • Peter Brodie, Deputy Chief

Trauma Systems

  • Catherine Burns, Program Manager

EMS for Children Program

  • Vacant, Program Administrator

State EMS Conference

  • Valerie Ozga, Program Coordinator
  • Jennifer Buonanno, Conference Specialist

State EMS Council and State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee

  • Valerie Ozga, Executive Secretary
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Central Office
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1388
(518) 402-0996
(518) 402-0985 Fax

Bureau of EMS Regional Offices

Capital Region

  • Mary Ramo, District Chief/Investigator
  • Joseph Farrell, District Chief/Investigator
NYS Department of Health
875 Central Avenue
Albany NY 12206PHONE: (518)-402-0996
FAX: (518)-402-0985

Counties Covered:

Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington

Central Region

  • Michael Bagozzi, Deputy Chief
  • John Morrissey, District Chief/Investigator
  • Kathryn Mix, District Chief/Investigator
NYS Department of Health
217 South Salina Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
PHONE: (315) 477-8491
PHONE: (315) 477-8544
PHONE: (315) 477-8479
FAX: (315) 477-8587

Counties Covered:

Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins

Metropolitan Region

Emergency Medical Services Staff

  • Richard Robinson, Deputy Chief
  • Guy Carpico, District Chief/Investigator
  • Kevin Gage, District Chief/Investigator
  • Michael Linehan, District Chief/Investigator
  • Brian Sherwood, District Chief/Investigator
  • Andrew Wendt, Unit Chief-Part 18 Permits
  • Enrique Lopez, Administrative Support
NYS Department of Health
90 Church Street, 15th Flr
New York, New York 10007
PHONE: (212) 417-4455
FAX: (212) 417-4641

Counties Covered:

Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond

Western Region


  • Edward Mager, Deputy Chief
  • Donald Trzepacz, Jr., District Chief/Investigator
  • Shawntee Jackson, Administrative Support
NYS Department of Health
584 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202
PHONE: (716) 847-4391
FAX: (716) 847-4352

Counties Covered:

Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates