MA EMS Region III Committees

110 Haverhill Rd., Suite 222

Amesbury, MA 01913

Office: 978-792-5477   Fax: 978-792-5632

CMED:  978-946-8130

​​​The Region III EMS Council consists of representation from a broad base of EMS professionals serving northeastern Massachusetts. The Board of Directors, (the Regional Council) and members of the Council’s committees and working groups are comprised of healthcare professionals, public safety officials and political leaders that represent all aspects of emergency medical care within Region III.  These dedicated volunteers help shape the future of EMS in northeastern Massachusetts and strive to support an EMS system that delivers sustainable, high quality patient care and to ensure integrity and accountability in the operations, education and inter-service collaboration throughout the Region III EMS system.  If you are interested in joining any of our committees please get in touch.​

The current standing committees and working groups of the Council include:

Medical Services 

Chair:  Jonathan Drake, MD

Lowell General Hospital


​Nursing Services

Chair:  Kimberly Downer, RN

Lawrence General Hospital


Pre-Hospital Services

Chair:  Jeffrey Deschenes, EMT

North Andover Fire Department

Training and Education

Chair:  Jake McNeilly, Paramedic

​McNeilly EMS