Board of Directors

 

Executive Board Members

President
Kirk Gunderson
EMT-Paramedic
Osseo, WI

Term Expires June 2020

Vice President
Don Kimlicka
Critical Care Paramedic

Weston, WI
Term Expires June 2020

Treasurer 
Brian Donaldson 
Critical Care Paramedic
Waushara, WI
Term Expires June 2021

Secretary
Aimee Krause 
Critical Care Paramedic
Shawano, WI
Term Expires June 2021

 

 

Board Members 

Melanie Jorgenson
EMT
Spring Valley, WI
Term Expires June 2021
Tony Lash
Paramedic
Union Grove, WI
Term Expires June 2022 
Jennifer Shea
Advanced EMT

Hudson, WI
Term Expires June 2020
Jamie Stephenson
Paramedic 
Albany, WI
Term Expires June 2020
Chris Wright
Paramedic
Cadott, WI
Term Expires June 2021
Jay Young 
EMT
Bloomer, WI
Term Expires June 2022

Stacey Zellmer
EMT
Tomah, WI
Term Expires June 2020
 
Jody Stoker
EMT
Black River Falls, WI
Term Expires June 2022

 

Advisors

Forbes McIntosh/Legislative Lobbyist
Forbes McIntosh
Legislative Lobbyist
Forbes McIntosh, president of Government Policy Solutions (GPS), has more than 20 year’s experience providing full-service representation for clients at the state, municipal and county levels of government. Mr. McIntosh has been the legislative lobbyist for the Wisconsin EMS Association since 1997. In addition, he advises a wide variety of corporations, industry trade groups and elected officials on public policy and budget issues. Respected for his knowledge of the legislative process and his methods of lobbying by both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate and the Assembly, Mr. McIntosh assists clients by developing strategic plans, creating alliances, establishing personal relationships with key policymakers and directly lobbying Wisconsin’s legislators and state agency officials. He has successfully guided several bills and administrative rules through the legislative process that are now part of Wisconsin law. Mr. McIntosh also leverages his knowledge and relationships to help businesses and contractors with RFP contract consulting at the state, county and municipal levels of government.
Mark Schultz/Medical Director
 
Dr. Mark Schultz is the medical director of the Wisconsin EMS Association. A graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Science in Des Moines, IA, Dr. Schultz is dedicated to providing the highest quality emergency care in a timely, effective, and compassionate manner and is Board Certified and specializes in Emergency Medicine. In addition to advising WEMSA on medical issues, he is the service medical director for a variety of ambulance providers in Southeastern Wisconsin and is also a member of the Wisconsin Physician Advisory Committee.
 
(262) 928-2000


Michael Gotzler
Attorney at Law

Mike is a founding partner of Clark & Gotzler, Attorneys at Law, a firm devoted exclusively to representing and advising employers on all employment-related matters.  Mike has been providing legal and practical human resources advice to a wide range of employers for over 20 years, including 10 years as General Counsel of an HR firm that provided temporary staffing, executive recruiting, HR consulting and integrated HR services throughout the U.S.  Mike also serves or has served on a number of trade association boards, councils, committees and commissions and understands the many opportunities and challenges that associations face. Mike represents clients in a wide range of employment matters, including litigation before courts and administrative agencies. His practice includes employment litigation, ADA/FMLA leave and accommodation issues, wage & hour compliance, non-compete agreements, independent contractor issues, labor relations and NLRB proceedings and preventive HR audits and training. To help his clients minimize claims, he has designed and delivered a wide range of HR training courses, including anti-harassment courses designed with EEOC involvement and approval. Mike has developed particular expertise in understanding the many challenges and opportunities involving the use of independent contractors, staffing firms, and recruiting firms. He has presented at national conferences, participated on expert panels and been regularly interviewed and quoted as a result.

(866) 223-8808