The EMS Deputy Director of Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operational function of Wake County EMS response units and personnel.

He supports the Paramedics, EMS Techs, Field Training Officers (FTOs)District Chiefs and Shift Commanders. He is also responsible for Special Operations, which includes community special event support, the EMS Honor Guard, the bike team, hazardous materials medical response, and the tactical paramedic program.

Seth Komansky took on his role as Deputy Director and Chief of Operations in April 2017. Chief Komansky joined Wake County EMS in spring 2008 and has worked in a variety of roles since, including field paramedic, FTO, APP and District Chief.

Those tasks also include establishing and developing the Medical Intelligence Unit (MIU). The MIU is a critical part of preparation for safe and effective delivery of EMS, especially at major events. He also serves as the statewide EMS Field Liaison Officer Coordinator at the North Carolina Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NC ISAAC) and as vice chair of the Wake County Local Emergency Planning Committee. 

Chief Komansky has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire, and a Master of Science in Homeland Security Management from Long Island University's Homeland Security and Terrorism Institute.

Seth Komansky