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2016 EMS Memorial Ceremony :
A moving tribute to four fallen fellow providers and to all Iowa EMS Providers
The Ceremony was held at the EMS Memorial in West Des Moines at Station #19, located at 8055 Mills Civic Parkway on May 14, 2016.

It was a cold and windy Iowa day for our ceremony. We honored some very special EMS heros on Saturday. Our 2016 Honorees are, Douglas J. Butzier, M.D., Annette M. Hird, Dennis I. Mallory, D.O., Brian S. Seymour.

We are always impressed with the speakers at this beautiful tribute to our faithful Iowa EMS servants, but this year was exceptional. Our Iowa Rep. Zach Nunn, Iowa House Representative, House District 30, Rebecca Curtiss, Bureau Chief-Emergency and Trauma Services, Iowa Department of Public , and Heather Maier, RN, CCRN, CEN, Mission: Lifeline Director - Iowa, were simply outstanding. The message resonated deeply with family and friends of the honorees and all EMS providers.

A special thanks to AirCare2: Waterloo, Unity Point Health Life Flight and Mercy One: Des Moines for their closing ceremony fly-over. AirCare is flys out of the hospital that one of our honorees Annette Hird worked many years at and was working on her flight nurse credentials. This is a very emotional and special part of this ceremony. We are grateful these programs agree to do this year after year.

Indianola FD Honor Guard tribute and presentation of the colors - the symbol of the community the honorees, served and sacrificed so much for - was solemn and reverent. One of this year's honorees, Brian Seymour, was a Fire/Medic at Indianola Fire. Indeed, a beautiful and personal tribute to him as well.

If you've never attended this ceremony - I highly recommend it - it's a tribute to all EMS providers!

Special Thanks to West Des Moines EMS for hosting this event each year.

If you have a fallen hero you'd like to honor at the 2017 ceremony. You can do so by applying online at this link prior to April 11, 2017. Click here for the application for Honoree engraving.
 

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EMS MEMORIAL CEREMONY
Join us to kick off EMS Week honoring our fallen heroes at the 2020 EMS Memorial Ceremony, to be held May 16, 2020 at the West Des Moines EMS Station #19 on Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines. If you have a fallen hero you’d like to honor, applications are being accepted for next year’s ceremony. Honoree Application available here. Deadline for Honoree submissions is April 14, 2020.

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IEMSA board meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month unless otherwise noted. Regular meetings will be held by teleconference or at West Des Moines EMS Station 19, 8055 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm unless otherwise noted. The November meeting is the Annual Meeting which is held in conjunction with the Annual Conference and Trade Show at the conference location. All members are welcome to attend.

2020 Board Meeting Dates
January 16 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
West Des Moines EMS Station 19

February 12 - 10 AM-3:00 p.m.
STRATEGY PLANNING MEETING
All board members, working lunch
West Des Moines Hilton Garden Inn

February 12 - 3:30-4:50 p.m.
ANNUAL IEMSA MEMBER MEETING
West Des Moines Hilton Garden Inn

February 13 - 2:00-5:00 p.m.
EMS DAY ON THE HILL
Iowa Capitol Rotunda

March 19 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Teleconference

April 20 - 8:00 – TBD (prior to billing conference)
Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines

May
No Meeting

June 18 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
West Des Moines EMS Station 19

July 16 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Teleconference

August
No Meeting

September 17 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
West Des Moines EMS Station 19

October 15 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
West Des Moines EMS Station 19

November
No Meeting

December 17 - 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Teleconference
SE EMS Saturday
February 8, 2020
Discovery Center in Muscatine

EMS Day on the Hill (2-5 pm) & Service Directors Roundtable
(8 am-12:30 pm)

February 13, 2020
Hilton Garden Inn
West Des Moines

Midwest Regional Billing & Documentation Conference
April 20 & 21, 2020
Hilton Garden Inn
West Des Moines

31st Annual IEMSA Conference & Trade Show
November 12-14, 2020
Iowa Event Center/Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Des Moines, IA

Public Safety Leadership Boot Camp
Dates TBD – Sept 2021
Iowa City Area
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