Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

EMS Personnel Recognized at Board of Commissioners Meeting

March 22, 2018

EMS Chief, Danny West and Medical Director, Dr. Jill Mabley, along with numerous EMTs, paramedics, EMS training officers and EMS administrative staff were recognized this past Tuesday at the regular meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners.

Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, came before the Board of Commissioners to recognize all the EMS personnel for receiving the Region 1 EMS of the Year last week in Cartersville, Georgia.

“I’m very proud of these men and women who work so hard for the county and to be recognized as one of the best EMS services in the state,” stated Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather. “This is the third time that our EMS staff has been a recipient of this award,” he added.

Cherokee County Board of Commissioner’s Chairman, “Buzz” Ahrens thanks the leaders and personnel for doing such a fine job for the citizen of the county.

The Region 1 EMS award is presented to the EMS Agency whose nomination scores highest on 11 criteria including standards, protocols, violations, innovation and community service.

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Attending the meeting Tuesday night were (Back row - left to right):  Operations Chief, Shane West, Paramedic Program Director, Randy Pierson, Sgt. Nate Sullivan, Capt. Scott Gwinn, Ben Keifer, Sgt. Jon Montague, Sgt. Scott Townsend, Lt. Kevin Davis, Sgt. Wayne Barbee, Lt. Nathan Baum, Lt. Matt Richter, Sgt. Waylon White, Scott Coppola, and EMS Records Clerk, Lauren York.  Front row (left to right) EMS Chief, Danny West, County Chairman, Buzz Ahrens, Medical Director, Dr. Jill Mabley and Fire Chief, Tim Prather.
Attending the meeting Tuesday night were (Back row - left to right): Operations Chief, Shane West, Paramedic Program Director, Randy Pierson, Sgt. Nate Sullivan, Capt. Scott Gwinn, Ben Keifer, Sgt. Jon Montague, Sgt. Scott Townsend, Lt. Kevin Davis, Sgt. Wayne Barbee, Lt. Nathan Baum, Lt. Matt Richter, Sgt. Waylon White, Scott Coppola, and EMS Records Clerk, Lauren York. Front row (left to right) EMS Chief, Danny West, County Chairman, Buzz Ahrens, Medical Director, Dr. Jill Mabley and Fire Chief, Tim Prather. (click image for slideshow)
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, comes before Cherokee County Commission Chairman, Buzz Ahrens.
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, comes before Cherokee County Commission Chairman, Buzz Ahrens.