Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Staff

  • Ryan P. Greenberg, Director
  • Steven P. Dziura, Deputy Director
  • Toril Heggen, Secretary


  • Drew Chesney, Unit Chief
  • John MacMillan, Unit Chief
  • Gene Myers, Unit Chief-CME Recertification Program
  • Holly Proper-Plaat, Program Associate
  • Roseli Garcia, Student Assistant


  • Michael Bagozzi, Branch Chief
  • Joseph Farrell, Unit Chief
  • Mary Ramo, Unit Chief

Emergency Preparedness and Response

  • Matthew Wiley, Manager
  • Stephen Brucato, Unit Chief


  • 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
  • Viktoriya Yatsiv, Student Assistant

Data and Informatics

  • Peter Brodie, Branch Chief
  • Butho Ncube, Program Research Specialist
  • Alexander Bleau, EMS Data and Analytics Specialist
  • Jacob DeMay, Pediatric EMS Data Specialist
  • Alexander Mold, MD, EMS Data Coordinator
  • Loc Nguyen, Computer Support Specialist

Trauma Systems

  • Daniel Clayton, Section Chief
  • Patricia Riley, Program Manager
  • Gina Wierzbowski, Project Specialist

EMS for Children Program

  • Amy Eisenhauer, Program Administrator

State EMS Conference

  • Valerie Ozga, Program Coordinator
  • Jennifer Salomon, EMS Training Specialist

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

  • Michael Bagozzi, Branch Chief/Investigator
  • Joseph Farrell, District Chief/Investigator
  • Alexander Kaczor, District Chief/Investigator
  • Mary Ramo, 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

  • Michael Bagozzi, Branch Chief
  • Melissa Lockwood, District Chief/Investigator
NYS Department of Health
217 South Salina Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
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
  • Michael Linehan, District Chief/Investigator
  • Mark Dunleavy, 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:

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

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