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EMS Program Coordinator/Instructor: Serena Totzke-Johnson

NREMT, State of Minnesota Certified EMT

EMS Certifications: National Registered EMT, State of Minnesota EMT, DOT Instructor Certified, American Heart Association BLS Instructor Trainer, State/National EMT Examiner and EMSRB Approved Agent.

Educator Experience: Has taught CPR, first aid and staff training in patient care since 1995. Became EMS educator in 1999 and EMS Program Coordinator in 2000.

EMS Experience/Bio: Licensed practical nurse since 1993 and National Registered EMT 1995 when I joined my local Fire Department and Ambulance. I am committed to supporting rural EMS services and our rural communities.

Instructor: Corinna Mead

National and Minnesota State Certified Paramedic

EMS Certifications: Nationally Registered, State Certified Paramedic, DOT Instructor Certified, American Heart Association BLS Instructor Trainer, State/National EMT Examiner and EMSRB Approved Agent.

Educator Experience:  Started teaching with America Heart Association CPR in 1995 and then in 1996 began teaching EMS for First Responders and EMTs in southwest Minnesota. Serves as both a State/National EMT Examiner and a EMSRB Approved Agent at psychomotor skills testing sites.

EMS Experience/Bio: Began working in EMS as an emergency medical technician, then went back to school to become a state and nationally registered paramedic and began working full time with Brookings Ambulance. I have spent my whole career in EMS in Minnesota, South Dakota as well as providing continuing education for our rural services throughout southwest Minnesota.

Instructor: Stephen Heimgartner

National and Minnesota State Certified Paramedic

EMS Certifications: Nationally Registered, State Certified Paramedic, DOT Instructor Certified, American Heart Association BLS Instructor Trainer, State/National EMT Examiner and EMSRB Approved Agent.
 

Educator Experience:  Taught state approved EMS programs for over 23 years and has had the DOT Instructor Certification since 2002. Serves as both a State/National EMT Examiner and a EMSRB Approved Agent at testing sites.

 

EMS Experience/Bio: Worked in EMS for over 25 Years as a first responder, emergency medical technician, and currently working full time as a nationally registered paramedic. Also serve my local area on the fire department and rescue squad for over 24 years.

EMS Instructor: Mike Ringnell

NREMT, State of Minnesota Certified EMT

EMS Certifications: National Registered EMT, State of Minnesota EMT, DOT Instructor Certified, American Heart Association BLS Instructor, State/National EMT Examiner and EMSRB Approved Agent
 

Educator experience: Began teaching EMS and CPR/First Aid courses in 2001 for area fire departments and ambulance services. Also teaches CPR/First Aid classes for a number of clinics and business’ in the area.  


EMS Experience/Bio: 18 years as an EMT, served as the training officer and now assistant chief of the Sherburn Fire Department and Ambulance where I have been a member since 1998.

EMS Instructor: Brenda Bullerman

NREMT, State of Minnesota Certified EMT and Physician Assistant

EMS Certifications: National Registered EMT, State of Minnesota EMT, DOT instructor certified, American Heart Association BLS Instructor, ACLS certified, State/National EMT Examiner, EMSRB Approved Agent. 
 

Educator Experience:  EMT/EMR and AHA BLS instructor since 2005.


EMS Experience/Bio:  Physician Assistant since 1993 and National Registered EMT, I have been active with the Adrian Ambulance Service since 2005.committed to lifelong learning. I began working in healthcare as an LPN, continued my education and became an RN and then a physician assistant for the past 24 years.

EMS Instructor: Jeremy Fricke

NREMT, State of Minnesota Certified EMT

EMS Certifications: National Registered EMT, State of Minnesota EMT, State of Iowa EMT, American Heart Association BLS Instructor, State/National EMT Examiner.


EMS Experience/Bio: I began my EMS career in 2000, and have worked for several ambulance services throughout my career in Southwest and Southcentral Minnesota, Northwest Iowa and Eastern South Dakota. I have held several positions from training officer to ambulance director. I took on the position of ambulance director of the Lakefield Ambulance Service in 2013. 

EMS Instructor: Sara Lenz

NREMT, State of Minnesota Certified EMTEMS Certifications: NREMT, State of MN EMT

EMS Certifications: National Registered EMT, State of Minnesota EMT


EMS Experience/Bio: I’ve been a member of Adrian Ambulance since 2013 and currently I am the vice president. I have background working as a nurse aide at Fulda Nursing Home and as a direct support professional/team lead assist/team lead for Habilitative Services. I look forward to continuing to serve the Adrian Ambulance service for many years to come and look forward to assisting in the growth of EMS in Southwest Minnesota.

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