Wisconsin EMS Association
Press Release

Wisconsin EMS Association announces new Conference and Education Director

Amanda Bates fills the position that was vacated by former Director Fred Hornby.

By - Mar 19th, 2018 12:38 pm
Amanda Bates. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin EMS Association.

Amanda Bates. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin EMS Association.

Wind Lake, WI— The Wisconsin EMS Association is excited to announce that we are welcoming our newest member of the WEMSA team; Amanda Bates as the Conference and Education Director. She fills the position that was vacated by former Director Fred Hornby.

Amanda worked as a Firefighter and Paramedic with Somers Fire and Rescue in Kenosha County. She served as Secretary on Somers Professional Association Board overseeing event planning including; community engagement events, fundraisers and department family events.

As a current small business owner, she has expert experience in project management. Amanda owns Private Wisconsin, a criminal defense investigation agency and in 2016 was listed as a Top Ten Investigator from Expertise Online Magazine. Amanda has degrees from Bryant and Stratton College and her EMT-P license through Gateway Technical College. A native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Amanda enjoys paddle boarding, powerlifting, volunteering locally and spending time with family and friends.

Amanda will be responsible for the management of the Wisconsin EMS Association Annual Working Together Emergency Service Midwest Conference and Exposition. Amanda brings her experience in EMS, education and project management. We look forward to seeing the new ideas and perspectives she brings to WEMSA.

Amanda currently lives in Brookfield, Wisconsin with her daughter, fiancé, and their puppy named Popcorn. She is excited to join the WEMSA team and looks forward to serving the Association.

For more information about Wisconsin EMS Association call 414-431-8193 or visit www.wisconsinems.com

The Wisconsin EMS Association is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization open to all. Our mission is to represent and support the views and interests of our membership by Working Together as your Voice for EMS to promote education, share information, and facilitate legislative action.

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