2016 Regional Awards Winners


This year the Rappahannock EMS Council held their 2016 Regional EMS Awards on Thursday, June 9, at the Culpeper Fire and Rescue Communication Center.  This annual awards ceremony is intended to recognize the dedication and devotion of EMS providers and those who support the EMS system.  Congratulations to this year’s winners! Regional Awards Press Release 2016

Excellence in EMS
Wesley Melson, LifeCare Medical Transports

Outstanding Pre-Hospital Provider
Julie Belcher, Spotsylvania County Fire and Rescue

Outstanding EMS Administrator
Phyllis Hurlock, Richardsville Volunteer Fire Department/Rescue Squad

Phyllis Hurlock

Outstanding EMS Physician
Dr. Don Kauder, Mary Washington Healthcare

Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS
Eleanor Redmond, Mary Washington Healthcare

Outstanding Contribution to EMS Health and Safety
King George Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

Outstanding Contribution to EMS Emergency Preparedness and Response
LifeCare Medical Transports

Outstanding Telecommunications Dispatcher
Brandon Murray, Lifecare Medical Transports, Inc.

Outstanding Pre-Hospital Educator
Rebecca Raines, Stafford County Public Schools

Outstanding EMS Agency
County of Orange Department of Fire and EMS

Outstanding Contribution to EMS for Children
VAVRS District 10 Kid’s Rescue Camp

Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior, Runner-up
Alexa Tarallo, Mountain View Rescue Squad

Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior
McKenna Reiter, Chancellor Volunteer Fire and Rescue