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REGION 6

Region 6 includes 8 parishes in the central part of the state:
Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon, and Winn.
LERN-Region 1

Officers

Jeremy Timmer, MD
Chair
Trauma Medical Director
Rapides Regional Medical Center
Representing:
Louisiana State Medical Society
Jeff Pogue
Vice-Chair
Operations Manager
Acadian Ambulance
Representing:
Local Ambulance Services
Mary Tarver
Secretary
Region 6 Hospital DRC
Representing:
Health & Human Services Designated Regional Coordinator

Members

Michelle Butler, RN
Rapides Regional Medical Center
Representing:
Trauma Center Representative
April Cotton, RN
Perioperative Nurse Manager
Hardtner Medical Center
Representing:
Hospital < 60 Beds
Robert Freedman, MD, FACC
Cardiologist
Hardtner Medical Center
Representing:
Louisiana Chapter of American College of Cardiology
James Hebert, MD
Emergency Department Physician
Rapides Regional Medical Center
Representing:
Louisiana Chapter of American College of Emergency Physicians
Gonzalo L. Hidalgo, MD
Neurologist
St. Frances Cabrini
Representing:
American Stroke Association
David Holcombe, MD
Region 6 OPH Medical Director
Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health
Representing:
Louisiana Department of Health Office of Public Health
Mark Majors
Owner
Med Express Ambulance
Representing:
LANREMT
Kenneth Moore
Regional Director
Vernon Parish OHSEP
Representing:
Governor’s Office of Homeland Security (GOHSEP)
Daniel Scott Moreau
Public Information Officer
Louisiana State Police
Representing:
Law Enforcement Representative
Shawn Lacombe Moreau, MSN, RN, CEN, TCR
Trauma Program Director, EMS Liaison
Rapides Regional Medical Center
Representing: Hospitals > 100 beds
Mark Morris, RN, NREMT-P
Clinical Care Coordinator
Acadian Ambulance Service
Representing:
Air Medical
Lt. Col. Michelle O’Neill
Clinical Nurse
Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital
Representing: Military Representative
Gary Peters 
Operations Manager 
Advanced EMS 
Representing:
Rural Ambulance Representative
Brenda Smith 
Director of General Services 
LaSalle General Hospital
Representing:
Service District Hospital
Vickie Stagg, RN
Emergency Nurse
Rapides Regional Medical Center
Representing:
Registered Nurse Practicing in Emergency or Critical Care
Jeffrey Traina, MD
Physician
Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center
Representing:
Louisiana State Medical Society
Sonya Wiley
Director
Rapides Parish
Representing:
National Emergency Number Association (9-1-1)
Jeffrey Traina, MD
Physician

Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center
Representing: Louisiana State Medical Society
Sonay Wiley
Director
Rapides Parish
Representing:
National Emergency Number Association (911)
Other Nominating Entity:
Air Medical