Lord Fairfax EMS Council Regional Awards Print

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017; the Lord Fairfax EMS Council presented awards at its Annual EMS Recognition Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Three EMS providers, one ER nurse, and one agency employee were recognized for outstanding achievement and support of Emergency Medical Services within our region.

Award winners include the following:

Award for Excellence in EMS- Jon Henschel, Battalion Chief at WInchester Fire & Rescue Department

Outstanding EMS Aministrator-  Nichole Hounshell , EMS Billing Manager at Winchester Fire & Rescue Department 

Outstanding Pre-Hospital Provider- Robert Ruffner, Lieutenant at Stanley Volunteer Rescue Squad

Award for Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS- Callie Dove, Emergency Department Clinical Manager at Warren Memorial Hospital

Regional EMS Council $1,000 Scholarship Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior- Anna Griffin, South End Fire & Rescue Company

2017 award winners present       

Left to right is: Jon Henschel, Callie Dove, Nichole Hounshell, & Robert Ruffner. Not pictured is Anna Griffin. 

All regional award winners will go on to compete with other winners across the state this fall for the Governor’s EMS Awards. The winner of our scholarship will also have a chance to win an additional $5,000 scholarship from the VA EMS Advisory Board.