Instructor Bios

Complete List of Instructors

Provided is a complete list of all of our current instructors. Click on the instructors name or picture to view more in formation. If you know your instructor by name, you can navigate directly to the last name using these links:

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A

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Bob Abbott Bob Abbott United States

Advanced EMT

WEMT

EMS Instructor

Deb Ajango Deb Ajango AK United States

WEMT

Sawyer Alberi Sawyer Alberi United States

WEMT

Rocco Altobelli Rocco Altobelli WA United States

WEMT / CCEMT-Paramedic

Julie Marie Anderson Julie Marie Anderson AK United States

MICP, WEMT-P, RN, CEN

Einar Orn Arnarsson Einar Orn Arnarsson Iceland

EMT-I, WEMT

Sverrir Arnason Sverrir Arnason Iceland

Firefighter/EMT-I

Amy Attivissimo Amy Attivissimo MI United States

WEMT, NREMT-B

B

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Jeff Baierlein Jeff Baierlein WA United States

MS, NREMT-B, WEMT

Austin Baldwin Austin Baldwin TX United States

NREMT-P, WALS

Cameron Balog Cameron Balog ME United States

NREMT-P

Greg Barmby Greg Barmby BC Canada

PCP

Diane Barras Diane Barras ME United States

OTR/L, WFR

Lisa Barrett Lisa Barrett ON Canada

PCP

Jason Barschdorf Jason Barschdorf ME United States

NREMT-P, WEMT

Jim Bartlett Jim Bartlett VA United States

AEMT, TEMS, VAEC

Joshua Baruch Joshua Baruch Colorado United States
Roberto Bejar Roberto Bejar CA United States

WEMT

Andrew Bezon Andrew Bezon ME United States

WFR & Registered Maine Guide

Aimee Bills Aimee Bills NY United States

EMT, WFR

James Bitner James Bitner CA United States

WEMT

Corenne Black Corenne Black NY United States

EMT-B, WFR

Carl Blondell Carl Blondell ME United States

W-NREMT-P, BS, AS, SWT

Joao Victor Bohn Alves Joao Victor Bohn Alves Brazil

Wilderness Advanced Life Support

 

James  Bolan James Bolan MI United States

CC-Paramedic I/C ALS

Kelley Borg Duffy Kelley Borg Duffy ME United States

EMT-B

WFR

Ceilidh Boyd Ceilidh Boyd Ontario Canada

WFR

Sarah Boyle Sarah Boyle WA United States

EMT-B, WEMT

Natalie Brechtel Natalie Brechtel CA United States

EMT-B, WFR

Rhiannon Bronstein Rhiannon Bronstein WA United States

EMT-B, WEMT

Hewett Brown Hewett Brown KY United States

WEMT

John Browning John Browning WI United States

WEMT

Mike Burkholder Mike Burkholder NY

C

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Doug Cameron Doug Cameron TN United States

EMT-I, WEMT

Liz Carson Liz Carson VT United States

WEMT

Kwok Suen Chan Kwok Suen Chan China
Edgar Chang Edgar Chang Taiwan
Yunjy Chiang Yunjy Chiang Taiwan

EMT-2, WFR

Samson Cho Samson Cho China

MD, WEMT

Amy Chris Amy Chris B.C. Canada

PCP

Alan Christie Alan Christie ONT Canada

Primary Care Paramedic

Samanta Chu Samanta Chu Brazil

WEMT

Meg Clews Meg Clews ME United States

WALS, RN, FNP-C

Myles Clinton Myles Clinton Ontario Canada

RN, EMR

Eric Clone Eric Clone MI United States

WEMT

Roger Coit Roger Coit CO United States

NREMT-P

Kyle Cole Kyle Cole NM United States

WEMT-P, BS

Jill Coleby Jill Coleby ON Canada

MD, WEMT

Kevin Collopy Kevin Collopy NC United States

FP-C, CCEMT-P, WEMT

Anders Conway Anders Conway WA. United States

WEMT

Jocelyn Cooper Jocelyn Cooper WA United States

ND, WEMT

Tara Cross Tara Cross PA United States

WEMT, NREMT-B

D

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Rick D'Atre Rick D'Atre Washington United States

WEMT, EMT-B

Kelly  Dahl Kelly Dahl MN United States

RN, NREMT-B

Adam Davis Adam Davis PA United States

EMT-P

Caroline Davis Caroline Davis Virginia United States

WFR, EMT-B

Tuo Dawei Tuo Dawei China

WEMT

Rob Dawson Rob Dawson NY United States
Gavin Dawson Gavin Dawson Colorado United States

WEMT

Liz Demers Liz Demers Canada

RN

David Line Denali David Line Denali AZ United States

PhD, MSW, EMT

Michael DeSisto Michael DeSisto WA United States

WEMT and NREMT-B

Simon Dilks Simon Dilks Guilin China

WEMT

Nancy Doherty Nancy Doherty ME United States

RN

Kelly Douglas Kelly Douglas ON Canada

PCP

Jim Douglas Jim Douglas BC Canada

PCP, WFR

Ben Dowdy Ben Dowdy ID United States

WEMT

Eric Duffy Eric Duffy ME United States

RN, WEMT

Ann M. Dunphy Ann M. Dunphy WI United States

EMT-I, WEMT

E

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Robb Evis Robb Evis ON Canada

PCP, WEMT

F

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Stefanie Falz Stefanie Falz BC Canada

MD, CCFP-EM, WALS

Travis Finlayson Travis Finlayson AB Canada

WEMT

Daniel Flynn Daniel Flynn CA United States

WEMT

Erik Forsythe Erik Forsythe CO United States

EMT-P

Bill Frederick Bill Frederick MA United States

WEMT

Andy Frick Andy Frick OH United States

WFR, EMT-B

Greg Friese Greg Friese WI United States

MS NREMT-Paramedic

G

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Chantal Gagne Chantal Gagne On Canada
NIcholas Gaines NIcholas Gaines TX United States
James Gao Qing James Gao Qing Spain
Chelsea Gardner Chelsea Gardner CO United States

Paramedic, WFR, AIRE Level II

C. Brian Gee C. Brian Gee MI United States

RN, WALS, NREMT-B

Peter Gendi Peter Gendi ON Canada

PCP, BA

Carl Gilmore Carl Gilmore NM United States

WEMT

Edward Goett Edward Goett CA United States

WEMT

Peter Goth Peter Goth United States MD
Tim Graham Tim Graham FL United States

EMT-P, rescue diver

Tamara Grantham Tamara Grantham YK Canada

PCP

April Grisetti April Grisetti OR United States

PA-C, W-EMT

Justin Grohs Justin Grohs MT United States
Gudmundur Gudjonsson Gudmundur Gudjonsson Iceland Iceland

WEMT NREMT-P

Andre Guindon Andre Guindon Yukon Territory Canada

PCP

Gabriel Gunning Gabriel Gunning ME United States

WEMT-P

H

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Andrew Hagen Andrew Hagen MN United States

EMT

Steve Hahn Steve Hahn YT Canada

RN, WEMT

Kevin Hall Kevin Hall AR United States

NREMT, EMT Instructor,  WEMT,  WFR

Sam Hallowell Sam Hallowell ME United States

EMT, WEMT

Stephen Halvorson Stephen Halvorson MT United States

M.D., WALS

Hiroshi Hamatani Hiroshi Hamatani Nagano Japan

WEMT

David Hancock David Hancock WA United States

WEMT

Jobi Hanson Jobi Hanson TX United States

NREMT-P, WEMT

Julie Harjung Julie Harjung NY United States

AEMT-CC, WEMT

Tony Hawgood Tony Hawgood MA United States

WEMT, Navy SCUBA Instructor, DAN O2 Administration Instructor

Deborah Hayes Deborah Hayes RI United States

NREMT

WEMT

MPIC

Bu He Bu He China

WEMT

Laura Helfman Laura Helfman TN United States

MD, WFR

Kate Henderson Kate Henderson NC United States

MPH, MSN, FNP

Alice Henshaw Alice Henshaw NY United States

WEMT

Arien Herrmann Arien Herrmann IL United States

EMT-P, WEMT, WALS

Jamie Hersey Jamie Hersey NS Canada

ACP

Emily Hinman Emily Hinman ME United States

PA-C

Yuka Hirose Yuka Hirose Japan

RN, WALS, WFR

Ryan Hodnick Ryan Hodnick NV United States

D.O. NREMT-P,  CCEMT-P,  FAWM,  FACEP

Gary Holt Gary Holt ID United States

WEMT

Zhu Hong Zhu Hong China

WEMT

Ármann Hoskuldsson Ármann Hoskuldsson Iceland
Johan Hovelynck Johan Hovelynck Belgium

WFR

Matt Howell Matt Howell ON Canada

WEMT

Greg Hren Greg Hren MA United States
Elva Hronn Smaradottir Elva Hronn Smaradottir Iceland

RN

Yi-Chung Hsu Yi-Chung Hsu Taiwan

RN, EP RN, NP

Shu-Wei Hsu Shu-Wei Hsu Taiwan

EMT-1

Kang Hua Kang Hua China

WEMT

Kuo Feng Huang Kuo Feng Huang Taiwan

RN, ER NP, AHA ACLS instructor

Shao Hui Shao Hui China

WEMT

Charles Humphrey Charles Humphrey On Canada

PCP, AEMCA

Tung Hsiu Hung Tung Hsiu Hung Taiwan

EMT-P

Kevin Hunt Kevin Hunt TN United States

EMT-Paramedic, WALS

Edward Hurtado Edward Hurtado CO United States

I

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Jamie Innes Jamie Innes ON Canada

PCP, WEMT

Jeffrey Isaac Jeffrey Isaac CO United States

PA-C

J

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Josh Jackson Josh Jackson CA United States

NR WEMT-B

John Jacobs John Jacobs CA United States

WEMT

Len James Len James ON Canada

ACP, WALS

Rachel Jamieson Rachel Jamieson AB Canada

PCP, Paramedic, WEMT

Rob Janik Rob Janik AK United States

MICP, WEMT

Jessica Jeffery Jessica Jeffery NY United States

RN, WALS

David Johnson David Johnson ME United States

MD, WEMT
President & Medical Director
Wilderness Medical Associates

Fay Johnson Fay Johnson MT United States

WEMT

David P. Johnson David P. Johnson ME United States

PA, WALS

DJ Johnson DJ Johnson

K

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Adam Kaplan Adam Kaplan OR United States

Physician Assistant, BLS, ATLS, PALS, ACLS, Remote Area Advanced Practitioner.

Emmanuel Kazi Emmanuel Kazi Kenya

EMT-1

Mike Kennedy Mike Kennedy ON Canada

ACP(F), WALS

Dennis Kerrigan Dennis Kerrigan ME United States

NREMT-P, WEMT

Siri Khalsa Siri Khalsa NM United States

EMT

George Kirubi George Kirubi Kenya

RN, Paramedic

Brian Kliesen Brian Kliesen KS United States
Joshua Kling Joshua Kling CO United States

AMGA, NR-EMT-B, WFR, AIARE, American Avalanche Association, Association of Outdoor Education and Recreation

Holly Kondreska Holly Kondreska ON Canada

PCP, WEMT

Add Kongsingh Add Kongsingh Thailand

WEMT

Amol Kulkarni Amol Kulkarni Tanzania

MDS, WEMT, WALS

L

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Anita Laipnieks Anita Laipnieks ON Canada

PCP, WEMT

Jim Lawson Jim Lawson Ontario Canada
Stephen Leavins Stephen Leavins ME United States

NREMT-P, WEMT, WALS

Matthew Leberknight Matthew Leberknight CA United States

EMT-B

Jeremy Lilly Jeremy Lilly AK United States

EMT-III, EMS Instructor

John Lin John Lin Taiwan Taiwan

WEMT

Rick Lipke Rick Lipke WA United States

SEI, WEMT

Mark Loewenberger Mark Loewenberger YK Canada

ACP, WEMT

Brandon Chee Hon Loong Brandon Chee Hon Loong Malaysia

WFR

M

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Chad Macheel Chad Macheel MN United States

MSN, FNP-C, CFRN, CCRN, CEN

Jason MacLeod Jason MacLeod AB Canada

RN, WEMT

Pieter Maes Pieter Maes Belgium

EMT - Firefighter

Evie Marcolini Evie Marcolini CT United States

MD

Paul Marcolini Paul Marcolini ME United States

WEMT-P

Jeff McCabe Jeff McCabe IN United States

WEMT

Megan McCone Megan McCone New York United States

WEMT

Neil McDonald Neil McDonald MB Canada

PCP, WEMT

Brian McGorry Brian McGorry AK United States

WEMT, NREMT-B, AK EMT-I

Ryan McLarty Ryan McLarty BC Canada

WEMT, PCP

David Meade David Meade NY United States

ALS

Phil Mediate Phil Mediate WY United States

NREMT

Peggy Miller Peggy Miller MD United States

EMT, WEMT

Jeff Milsten Jeff Milsten WA United States
Alex Mitchell Alex Mitchell ME United States
Michelle Moore Michelle Moore ID United States

EMT-B

Ron Morrison Ron Morrison AB Canada

WEMT

Jim Morrissey Jim Morrissey CA United States

EMT-P, MA

Cory Morse Cory Morse ME United States

WEMT-P, SRT

Nicki Mosley Nicki Mosley AB Canada

WEMR, Teacher

Mikino Motosugi Mikino Motosugi Japan

RN, WALS, WFR

Mike Motti Mike Motti AK United States

EMT-III, WEMT

Michelle Murphy Michelle Murphy MA United States

WEMT, EMT-C, ALS

James Murphy James Murphy MA United States

WEMT/ EMT-B/ NREMT-B

Angus Murray Angus Murray ON Canada

WEMT

Jamey Myron Jamey Myron ME United States

RN, WFR

N

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Britt Needham Britt Needham ON Canada

PCP

Robin Nesbeda Robin Nesbeda ME United States

WEMT

O

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Sue O'Rorke-Evis Sue O'Rorke-Evis ON Canada

WEMT

Takeshi Okamoto Takeshi Okamoto Japan

RN, WALS, WFR

Bob Olajos Bob Olajos ON Canada

PCP, WEMT

Takuya Ota Takuya Ota BC Canada

EMT, WEMT, WALS

Jon Otto Jon Otto China

WEMT

P

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Danny Peled Danny Peled QC Canada

WEMR

Hsiao-chi Peng Hsiao-chi Peng Taiwan
Hilary Penny Hilary Penny CO United States

WEMT, PA

Haley Pepper Haley Pepper MO United States

BA, MS, WEMT, NREMT, Licensed USCG Captain

Grace Perry Grace Perry ON Canada

ACP, WEMT

Sigrún  Petursdottir Sigrún Petursdottir Iceland

Nurse

James Phillips James Phillips TN United States

WEMT

Ken Piercey Ken Piercey ON Canada

BScN, RN, EMR

Marty Pomerleau Marty Pomerleau ON Canada

PCP, WEMT

Susan Purvis Susan Purvis MT United States

WEMT

Q

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Logan Quinn Logan Quinn NY United States

EMT-B

R

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Phil Rach Phil Rach WI United States

BS, MS, NREMT-P, WEMT

Tom Rader Tom Rader NM United States

WEMT, PHTLS

Jim Radke Jim Radke WI United States

B.S. Education, Physician Assistant

Michael Rafferty Michael Rafferty BC Canada

WEMT

David Ramsey David Ramsey ID United States

NREMT-P, WALS

CK Raynes Wilder CK Raynes Wilder ME United States

MD, MPH, WFR

Natalie Renner Natalie Renner B.C. Canada

EMT-P

Lisa Revere Lisa Revere VA United States

EMT / WEMT

Bourne Rigano Bourne Rigano ME United States

RN

Kristi Rivison Kristi Rivison BC Canada

WEMT, PCP, RN-Student

Van Roberts Van Roberts ID United States

W-EMT, NREMT-P, ACLS, ITLS, PHTLS, and PALS

Robert  Rogers Robert Rogers NY United States

EMT-B

Lance Ross Lance Ross WI United States

WEMT, EMT-I, MBA, CEM

Phil Royce Phil Royce NY United States
Nick Runions Nick Runions WA United States

WEMT-P

Craig Rydell Craig Rydell WI United States

EMT-B, WEMT

S

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Bradford Sablosky Bradford Sablosky CO United States

WEMT, NREMT-P

Keturah Sadowski Keturah Sadowski AK United States

EMT II

Robert Schumacker Robert Schumacker MI United States

MA, EMT-B, WFR

Riccardo Sedola Riccardo Sedola Italy
Mike Senecal Mike Senecal ME United States

WEMT-P, FF, SWT

Eric Shamy-Smith Eric Shamy-Smith QC Canada

RN

Rachel Shapiro Rachel Shapiro MD United States

WEMT

Kevin Shaw Kevin Shaw NY United States

AEMT-CC, WEMT

Timothy Sheehan Timothy Sheehan WI United States

WEMT

Tobias Shephard Tobias Shephard Canada

WEMT

Tony Shope Tony Shope NV United States

EMT-P

Henri Siikavirta Henri Siikavirta Finland

RN/Paramedic

Jon Silcox Jon Silcox Ontario Canada

PCP

Tony Simpson Tony Simpson ME United States

PA-C, WEMT

David Skujins David Skujins Michigan United States

WALS

Al Sleight Al Sleight ME United States

WEMT-B

Will Smith Will Smith WY United States

MD, NREMT-P

Matthew Smith Matthew Smith ON Canada

Advanced Care Flight Paramedic,  WEMT, CSIA, Rescue 3

Daniel Solchanyk Daniel Solchanyk OR United States

B.S., NR-AEMT, WEMT

Dugg Steary Dugg Steary ON Canada

CCP(F) , WEMT

Alex Steiner Alex Steiner CA United States

EMT, WFR

Jason Stewart Jason Stewart QC Canada

PCP, WEMT

Robin Stinson Robin Stinson KY United States

RN, PALS, ACLS

Swis Stockton Swis Stockton VA United States

WALS, EMT-P, MD

Darren Stokes Darren Stokes CO United States

WEMT

Graham Stokes Graham Stokes OH United States

WEMT

Lingye Sun Lingye Sun Guilin China

WEMT

 

T

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Lucy Tate Lucy Tate AK United States

WEMT

Joe Tatem Joe Tatem ME United States

WFR

Joel Taylor Joel Taylor WI United States
Jenfier Temple Jenfier Temple NY United States

Wilderness EMT

Tatsuya Terada Tatsuya Terada Japan

WFR

Courtney Thompson Courtney Thompson On Canada

MD, ACLS, ATLS

Jon Tierney Jon Tierney ME United States

CCWEMTP, IFMGA Guide

Pete Tilney Pete Tilney ME United States

DO, EMT-P

Kaare Tingelstad Kaare Tingelstad WI United States

DO, WALS

Lacy Tipton Lacy Tipton Washington United States

WFR, RN

Ginette Traversy Ginette Traversy QC Canada

WALS, EMT-I, Firefighter

Alexandra Tripp Alexandra Tripp OR United States

RN, MSN, CCRN, WALS

Kirstin Trudeau Kirstin Trudeau ON Canada

NU-OFA 3,  OEC

Uli Tsai Uli Tsai Taiwan

EMT-P

Rod Tucknott Rod Tucknott CA United States

WEMT

Matthew Tunis Matthew Tunis ON Canada

PCP, PhD

Ken Turner Ken Turner WA United States

WEMT, M.Ed.

V

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Alain Vaillancourt Alain Vaillancourt AB Canada
Sigurjon Valmundsson Sigurjon Valmundsson Iceland Iceland

WEMT, EMT-P

Eric T. Van Cise Eric T. Van Cise AK United States

WEMT

Rob Vance Rob Vance AB Canada

WEMT

David VanderBurgh David VanderBurgh ON Canada

MD

Courtney Vanderwall Courtney Vanderwall MT United States

EMT-B / WEMT BLS assist

Zach Vanderwall Zach Vanderwall MT United States

EMT-B / WEMT BLS lead

Bernardo Vasconcelos Bernardo Vasconcelos MG Brazil

WEMT

Gunnar Vilhjalmsson Gunnar Vilhjalmsson Iceland Iceland WEMT
Georgia Villaflor Georgia Villaflor CA United States

NP and EMT-I

Bob  Vranich Bob Vranich BC Canada

EMR, WFR

W

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Wendy  Walker Wendy Walker Canada

EMR

Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer

Expedition Sea Kayak Guide

Pleasure Craft Operations

NOLS Graduate

 

Peter Wallace Peter Wallace ME United States

EMT-I

Rekeisha Watson Rekeisha Watson MI United States

NREMT-B, BLS Instructor, WEMT

Wendy Watson Wendy Watson WI United States

MD

Mike Webster Mike Webster ON Canada

Advanced Care Paramedic, Masters degree in Disaster Management

Zhao Wei Zhao Wei China

WEMT

Vicki  Wharton-Goodman Vicki Wharton-Goodman ME United States

WEMT-B, RN

Mark Whitaker Mark Whitaker WA United States

WFR, WEMT-B

Cameron White Cameron White MB Canada
Keith Williams Keith Williams MD United States

NREMT-P, WEMT

Brian Wilson Brian Wilson NY United States
Melissa Wong Melissa Wong China

WEMT, BLS

Ben Woodard Ben Woodard ME United States
Katie Woods Katie Woods UT United States

WEMT, ATC

Li Chiang WU Li Chiang WU Taiwan

EMT-2

X

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Shi Xin Shi Xin China

WEMT

Y

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Zhang Yanjie Zhang Yanjie China

WEMT

Bao Yifei Bao Yifei China

WEMT

Isamu Yokobori Isamu Yokobori Tokyo Japan

WEMT

Yao Yu Cheng Yao Yu Cheng MN United States

WEMT

Z

Instructor Name State/Province Country Certifications
Jullianne Zimlich Jullianne Zimlich WA United States

WEMT, BA-Ed