Contacts and Partners

The Metro Region EMS System serves as a multidisciplinary regional center for information, reference, training and support resources for EMS providers.

The Metro Region EMS System coordinates and plans for regional EMS responses to comply with State and Federal guidelines, structure, and initiatives in cooperation and collaboration with state, county, and local emergency management, public safety, public health and healthcare provider agencies.

Minnesota EMS Regional Systems 

Northwest Region
Tom Vanderwal, Program Director (218) 556-5137
Greater Northwest EMS
2300 24th Street N.W., Suite 103
Bemidji, MN 56601-4101

director@greaternwems.com
www.greaternwems.com

Northeast Region
Adam Shadiow, Executive Director (218) 726-0070
Arrowhead EMS Association
4219 Enterprise Circle

Duluth, MN 55811-5719

adam.shadiow@arrowheadems.com
www.arrowheadems.com

 West Central Region 
Mark McCabe, Executive Director (320) 762-1881
West Central Minnesota EMS 
2308 S. Broadway, P.O. Box 516
Alexandria, MN 56308-0516

wcmnems@gctel.com

Central Region 
Marion Larson, Regional Coordinator (320) 656-6122
Central Minnesota EMS Region 
705 Courthouse Square
Saint Cloud, MN 56303-4701

marion.larson@co.stearns.mn.us 

www.co.stearns.mn.us

Southwest Region
Ann Jenson, Executive Director (800) 253-4029
Southwest Minnesota EMS Corp.
309 6th Street
Dawson, MN 56232
 
annexecutivedirect6or@sw-ems.org
www.swems.org

Southcentral Region
Mark Griffith, Executive Director (507) 257-3224
South Central Minnesota EMS System
102 Industrial Drive, PO Box 218
Eagle Lake, MN 56024

griffithm@hickorytech.net
www.scems.org

Southeast Region 
Don Hauge, Executive Director
Southeastern Minnesota EMS
1130 1/2 Seventh St. N.W., Suite 201
Rochester, MN 55901
 
hauge.donovan@mayo.edu 
www.seems.com

Metropolitan Region
Ron Robinson, Regional EMS Coordinator (651) 643-8378
Metropolitan Emergency Services Board, Suite 201 
2099 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104
 
rrobinson@emsmn.org
www.emsmn.org