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) 759-8915
Greater Northwest EMS, Inc (800) 636-8005
2301 Johanneson Ave. N.W., Suite 103, Bemidj, MN 56601-4101
FAX: (218) 759-8995
tvander@paulbunyan.net 

www.greaternwems.com

Northeast Region
Patrick Lee, Executive Director (218) 726-0070
Arrowhead EMS Association, Inc. (800) 247-1283
4219 Enterprise Cir., 
Duluth, MN 55811-5719
FAX: (218) 726-0073
patlee@arrowheadems.com
www.arrowheadems.com

West Central Region 

Mark McCabe, Executive Director (320) 762-1881
West Central Minnesota EMS Corp. (800) EMS-MINN
2308 S. Broadway, P.O. Box 516
Alexandria, MN 56308-0516
FAX: (320) 762-8222
wcmnems@gctel.com

Central Region
Scott Miller, Regional Coordinator (320) 656-6122
Central Minnesota EMS Region 
Administration Center
Courthouse Square
Saint Cloud, MN 56303-4701
FAX: (320) 656-6130 
705
scott.miller@co.stearns.mn.us 

www.co.stearns.mn.us


Southwest Region
Imogene Sunderland, Executive Director (320) 564-4660
Southwest Minnesota EMS Corp. (800) 253-4029
140 Eighth Ave., P. O. Box 10
Granite Falls, MN 56241-0010
FAX: (320) 564-4671
sw-ems@earthlink.net
www.swems.org

Southcentral Region
Scott Reiten (507) 257-3224
Joint Powers Board (800) 767-7139, ext. 445
South Central Minnesota EMS
410 Jackson St., Suite 310, Mankato, MN 56001-3740
FAX: (507) 387-2451
reitens@hickorytech.net
www.scems.org

Southeast Region 

Linda Horth, Executive Director (507) 536-9333
Joint Powers Board (800) 850-3397
Southeastern Minnesota EMS
1130 1/2 Seventh St. N.W., Suite 201
Rochester, MN 55901
FAX: (507) 536-9337
horth.linda@mayo.edu 
www.seems.com

Metropolitan Region
Ron Robinson, Regional EMS Coordinator Office: (651) 643-8378
Metropolitan Emergency Services Board, Suite 201 (651) 643-8381
2099 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104
FAX: (651) 603-0101
rrobinson@emsmn.org
www.emsmn.org