The Director/Medical Director of Wake County EMS is supported by the Chief Operating Officer, four Deputy Directors, and a Deputy Medical Director. The deputy directors each oversee specific functions and staff. 

Director of EMS/Medical Director
Dr. Jose Cabanas

Chief Operating Officer
Chris Colangelo
 

Jon Olson
Deputy Director
Joseph Zalkin
Deputy Director
Donald Garner Jr.
Deputy Director
Michael Bachman
Deputy Director
Operations​ ​Support Svcs. Professional Dev. ​Medical Affairs
  
Deputy Medical Director

Deputy Director responsibilities:

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.

Medical 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.