Legislative LobbyistForbes 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.
Dr. Mark A. Schultz
Medical DirectorDr. 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.
Attorney Robert K. Ginther
Legal AdvisorAttorney Robert K. Ginther is the legal adviser and attorney for the Wisconsin EMS Association. In addition, he practices in the areas of estate planning, trusts, probate, real estate, bankruptcy and small business. He was born in New Berlin, Wisconsin; admitted to bar, 1990, Virginia; 1991, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin; 1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin. Education: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (B.A., 1987); Washington & Lee University (J.D., 1990). Member and Editor, Washington & Lee Law Review, 1988-1990. Law Clerk, Honorable Justice Henry H. Whiting, Virginia Supreme Court, 1990-1991.