Board of Directors
The UMass EMS Board of Directors consists of 5 members in the following chain of command: Executive Director, Director of Operations, Director of Finance, Director of Administration, Director of Training.
Executive Director: Chris DiTullio
Office Hours: Thursday 4:30-5:30pm, Friday 2:00-3:00pm
The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for overall administration and operation of UMEMS. The ED will schedule and run all meetings, oversee public and professional relations, coordinate Mission CPR, delegate tasks to other Directors and members and ensure smooth operation of the Unit at all times. The ED will establish short term and long term goals and objectives for UMEMS, and will adjudicate all matters not specifically covered in other Articles and Sections of the Charter.
Director of Operations: Sanjeev Periasamy
Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 12:00-1:00pm, Friday 12:30-1:30pm
The Director of Operations (DO) will assume the duties of the ED in the absence of the latter. The DO is responsible for scheduling, maintaining records of details worked to determine order of detail selection in accordance with Article VII Sec 1. The DO will be responsible for maintaining stocks of supplies to support UMEMS operations. The DO will assist the Director of Administration in issuing ID cards.
Director of Finance: Dean Cataldo
Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 10:30-11:30am
The Director of Finance (DF) will be in charge of ordering (writing and submitting purchase orders), coordinating monetary issues surrounding the EMT class, and general bookkeeping and account maintenance. The DF will have signature power and organize UMEMS fund raising activities. The DF, in coordination with the ED, DO, DT, and DA, will organize and write an annual budget to be submitted to the Student Government Association.
Director of Administration: Meghan Bernier
Office Hours: Tuesday 12:45-1:45pm, Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm
The Director of Administration (DA) will have primary responsibility to maintain UMEMS financial records. The DA will have signature power. DA will maintain copies of current certifications for all active members, and keep track of members with non-current certification. The DA will keep minutes of meetings, both general and executive, and will produce a newsletter summarizing each general meeting after each such meeting.
Director of Training: Ryan McLean
Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 6:00-10:00pm (during class), by appointment
The Director of Training (DT) will schedule, organize and oversee all training conducted by UMEMS. The goal of training will be to improve members skills through practical exercises and to maintain knowledge and skills through continuing education. The DT, in cooperation with the ED, DO and DA will attempt to ensure that new members are scheduled with veteran members for the first two details all new members work. In addition the DT is the main contact for all business related to any EMT classes run by the UMass EMS.
Parliamentarian: Shauna Rice
The Parliamentarian will maintain the integrity of the UMEMS Constitution and assist the Executive Director with parliamentary procedures during all Unit meetings. The Parliamentarian will review all proposed constitutional amendments and present them to the Unit.
CPR Chair: Annie Montgomery
EMS Coordinator: J. Dominic Singh
|Dominic Singh has been an active EMS provider for 18 years, the last 14 at the paramedic level. He has worked for a variety of collegiate, private, fire department, and non-profit EMS agencies throughout Massachusetts. He still works actively for both the Amherst Fire Department and Spencer EMS. He was hired as the first dedicated EMS Coordinator to UMass Amherst EMS in May of 2013.|