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REGION 8

Region 8 includes 12 parishes in the northeast part of the state:
Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, and West Carroll.
LERN-Region 1
Air Evac Lifeteam
East Carroll EMS
Jackson Parish Ambulance Service District
Med Life Emergency Medical Services, Inc.
Metro Ambulance Service Rural Inc dba American Medical Respo
Northeast Louisiana Ambulance Service
Pafford Emergency Medical Services Inc.
Pafford Emergency Medical Services of Louisiana – Air
West Carroll Parish Ambulance Service District

Officers

Nicholas Sosso, NRP, FPC
Chairman
Field Training Officer
American Medical Response
Representing:
EMS
Olivia Caskey, NRP
Vice-Chair
Program Director
Air Evac
Representing:
Air Medical
Mike Brame
Secretary
Hospital DRC – Region 8
St. Francis Medical Center
Representing:
Health & Human Services Designated Regional Coordinator (HHSDRC)

Members

Teresa Dugdale Daniel, RN-BC
Chest Pain/Stroke Coordinator
St. Francis Medical Center
Representing:
Louisiana Hospital Association
Mandy Grey, RHIT, CCS
COO
West Carroll Health System
Representing:
Hospital < 60 Beds
Lisa Griffin, RN, BSN
RN Manager – Emergency Department
University Health Conway
Representing:
Emergency Nurses Association
Tracy G. Hilburn
Region 8 Coordinator / Deputy Director,
Ouachita Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Representing:
Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Craig Lott
Director
Ouachita Parish 911
Representing:
National Emergency Number Associasion (911)

Janice Posey
Educator
Northeast Louisiana Ambulance
Representing:
Emergency Medical Response

Michael Reichardt
Law Enforcement
Louisiana State Police
Representing:
Louisiana State Police

Hugo H. Cuellar-Saenz, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology, Ochsner LSU Health
Representing:
American Stroke Association
Patrick Taylor, MD
ED Medical Director
Northern Louisiana Medical Center
Representing:
ACEP
Jessica Trichel, NRP
Operations Manager
Pafford EMS
Representing:
Rural Ambulance Alliance
Marc Todd, RN, EMT-P
Emergency Department Director
Franklin Medical Center
Representing:
Louisiana Hospital Association
Other Nominating Entities:
American College of Surgeons
GOSHEP
Service District Hospital