Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Staff

  • Ryan P. Greenberg, Director
  • Steven P. Dziura, Deputy Director
  • Christine Bowers, Administrative Specialist 1


  • Drew Chesney, Unit Chief
  • Gene Myers, Unit Chief-CME Recertification Program
  • Roseli Garcia, Student Assistant
  • Leandra Steacy, Student Assistant
  • Afriyie Baffour Awuah, Student Assistant
  • Devin Meyers, Education Administrative Assistant
  • Sarah Khawari, Education Administrative Assistant

Emergency Preparedness and Response

  • Matthew Wiley, Manager
  • Mary Ramo, Branch Chief -Surge Operations Center
  • Stephen Brucato, Unit Chief
  • Gina Wierzbowski, Unit Chief
  • Kaitlyn Montgomery, Student Assistant
  • Kevin Zoda, Student Assistant


  • Thomas Fortune, Branch Chief
  • Genna VanCort, Unit Chief

Finance and Administration

  • Michele Mulloy, Section Chief
  • Samantha Danz, Health Program Administrator 1 | Contracts Unit – Unit Chief
  • Theresa Allen, Senior Associate
  • Tara Barbagallo, Senior Associate
  • Shannon Bensalah, Senior Associate
  • Toni Elmendorf, Program Associate
  • Samiya Witherspoon, Student Assistant

Data and Informatics

  • Peter Brodie, Branch Chief
  • Butho Ncube, Program Research Specialist
  • Jacob Demay, Pediatric EMS Data and Analytics Specialist
  • John Powhida, Student Assistant | Trauma Data Flow Reporting
  • Vincent Walsh, Student Assistant | Data Flow Reporting
  • Viktoriya Yatsiv, Student Assistant | Data Transitions and Access
  • Loc Nguyen, Computer Support Specialist | Video Editing Specialist
  • Tejeshvi Sharma, Computer Support Specialist | Video Editing and Data Reporting

Agency Licensure and Trauma Systems

  • Daniel Clayton, Section Chief
  • David Bowers, HPA Trainee-Licensure

EMS for Children Program

  • Amy Eisenhauer, Program Administrator

State EMS Conference

  • Valerie Ozga, Program Coordinator
  • Christine Iannotti, Community Outreach and Vital Signs Project Lead

State EMS Council and State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee

  • Valerie Ozga, Executive Secretary
  • Theresa Allen, Senior Associate
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems
Central Office
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1388
(518) 402-0996
(518) 402-0985 Fax

Bureau of EMS Regional Offices

Capital Region

  • Richard Robinson, Branch Chief
  • Alexander Kaczor, District Chief/Investigator
NYS Department of Health
875 Central Avenue
Albany NY 12206
PHONE: (518)-402-0996
FAX: (518)-402-0985

Counties Covered:

Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington

Central Region

  • Edward Mager, Branch Chief
  • Melissa Lockwood, District Chief/Investigator
  • Vincent Ouimette, District Chief/Investigator
  • Thomas Bonfiglio, District Chief/Investigator
NYS Department of Health
217 South Salina Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
PHONE: (315) 477-8456
FAX: (315) 477-8587

Counties Covered:

Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins

Metropolitan Region

Emergency Medical Services Staff

  • Richard Robinson, Branch Chief
  • Guy Carpico, District Chief/Investigator
  • Mark Dunleavy, District Chief/Investigator
  • Michael Linehan, District Chief/Investigator
  • Kevin Lynch, Unit Chief-Education
  • Jennifer Salomon, Unit Chief-Education
  • Moshe Weinberger, District Chief/Investigator
NYS Department of Health
145 Huguenot Street, Sixth Floor, Room 603
New Rochelle, New York 10801
PHONE: (212) 417-4455
FAX: (212) 417-4641

Counties Covered:

Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Western Region


  • Edward Mager, Branch Chief
  • Lisa Rewinski, District Chief/Investigator
  • Donald Trzepacz, Jr., District Chief/Investigator
  • Brian Wiedman, District Chief/Investigator
  • Shawntee Jackson, Administrative Support
NYS Department of Health
295 Main Street, Suite 300
Buffalo, NY 14203
PHONE: (716) 847-4391
FAX: (716) 847-4352

Counties Covered:

Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates