Dr. Brent Myers is the Director and Medical Director of Wake County EMS. He is supported by five Deputy Directors, each of whom oversees specific functions and staff.

Dr. Brent Myers

​Deputy Director /
Chief of Operations

Deputy Director /
Chief of Support Svcs.

Deputy Director /
Chief of Prof. Dev.

Deputy Director /
Executive Officer

Deputy Director /
Chief of Clinical Affairs

Jon Olson Joseph Zalkin Donald Garner Jr. Chris Colangelo Michael Bachman

Deputy Director Responsibilities, coordination and oversight:

Operations – Paramedics, EMS Techs, Field Training Officers (FTOs), District Chiefs and Special Operations.

Support Services – Logistics, Technology, fleetfacilities, EMS subscriptions, and preparedness.

Professional Development – Training, Continuing Medical Educationpatient care simulation and EMS academies.

Executive Officer – Budget, finance, billing, human resources, contracts, ambulance franchises, scheduling, community outreach, public information.

Clinical Affairs – Continuous Quality Improvement, research and data analysis, coordination of the Deputy Medical Director, EMS Fellowships, District Chief 9 and the Advanced Practice Paramedic (APP) program.