Advancing the EMS profession

NAEMT's EMS Advocate of the Year is a national award to recognize EMS professionals who advance the EMS profession through grassroots advocacy on EMS legislative issues at the federal, state or local level.

Nominate your colleague for the NAEMT EMS Advocate of the Year Award by completing the form below:


GENERAL INFORMATION

Nominations for this award will be evaluated on the extent to which the nominee effectively advocates for the passage of EMS legislation/regulation by:

  • Educating elected government leaders at the local, state or federal levels on the components of the legislation/regulation and how it supports the ability of EMS to provide quality patient care.
  • Building strong relationships with the elected officials and their staff who have influence over the passage of EMS legislation/regulation.
  • Educating fellow EMS professionals about EMS legislation/regulation; how the legislation/regulation would impact the ability of EMS to provide quality patient care, the importance of advocating for the legislation/regulation, and how to effectively advocate.
  • Engaging members of the EMS profession in advocacy activities in support of the legislation/regulation.
Describe how your nominee has participated in educating elected government leaders at the local, state or federal levels on the components of legislation and/or regulation and how it supports the ability of EMS to provide quality patient care.
Describe how the nominee has built strong relationships with the elected officials and their staff who have influence over the passage of EMS legislation and/or regulation. 
Describe how the nominee has educated fellow EMS professionals about EMS legislation and/or regulation; how the legislation and/or regulation would impact the ability of EMS to provide quality patient care, the importance of advocating for the legislation and/or regulation, and how to effectively advocate. 
Describe how the nominee engages members of the EMS profession in advocacy activities in support of legislation and/or regulation. 
Please provide any additional information to support your nomination:
Attach up to three (3) supporting documents (i.e. news articles, etc.): (Optional)
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