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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
Officers

Olivia Caskey, NRP
Chair
Program Director
Air Evac
Representing:
Air Medical
Vacant
Vice-Chair
Representing:
Mike Brame
Secretary
Hospital DRC – Region 8
St. Francis Medical Center
Representing:
Health & Human Services Designated Regional Coordinator (HHSDRC)

Members

Jo Ann Alley, MD
Associate Professor Clinical Surgery,
LA State University Medical Center
Representing:
American College of Surgeons
Teresa Dugdale Daniel, RN-BC
Chest Pain/Stroke Coordinator
St. Francis Medical Center
Representing:
LHA – Hospitals > 100 Beds
Trooper Ryan Davis
Public Information Officer
LSP Troop F
Representing:
Louisiana State Police
Jade Gabb
Director
Ouachita Parish 911 Communications District
Representing:
National Emergency Number Association
Mandy Grey, RHIT, CCS
Chief Operating Officer
West Carroll Health System
Representing:
Hospital < 60 Beds
Tonya Hawkins Hunter, MD
Regional Medical Director
Louisiana Department of Health
Representing:
Office of Public Health
Jason Maljaars, MD
Vascular Neurologist, Stroke Medical Director
St. Francis Medical Group
Representing:
American Stroke Association
Rodger E. McConnell
Director
Ouachita Parish Office of Homeland Security
Representing:
GOHSEP
Cathy J. Patton, RN, BSN
ER/Chest Pain Accreditation Coordinator
St. Francis Medical Center
Representing:
American College of Cardiology
Janice Posey 
Educator
Northeast Louisiana Ambulance
Representing:
Emergency Medical Response
Keisha Sparks 
NELA Operations Manager
Acadian Ambulance
Representing:
Local EMS
Marc Todd, RN, EMT-P
Emergency Department Director
Franklin Medical Center
Representing:
LHA – Service District Hospitals
David Wells, NRP
Director of Emergency Medical Services,
Ruston Fire Department
Representing:
Rural Ambulance Alliance
Marc Todd, RN, EMT-P
Emergency Department Director
Franklin Medical Center
Representing:
Service District Hospitals
Other Nominating Entities:
American College of Emergency Physicians
American College of Surgeons
Emergency Medical Services