This award recognizes an individual driver who is not licensed above the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) level. This individual goes above and beyond the call of duty, shows tremendous professionalism and a strong dedication to EMS. The nominee must be a member of the North Dakota EMS Association.
The Rising Star was established to recognize an individual, Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), who is new to the field of pre-hospital care, shows rapid improvement, exemplary skills and takes on added responsibilities. The nominee must have less than three years of experience and be a current member of the North Dakota EMS Association.
Candidates for the Telecommunications Award can be an emergency medical telecommunicator, public safety answering point administrator or training officer whose outstanding dedication and service has demonstrated an exceptional contribution to the improved delivery of emergency medical services in the local, regional or statewide EMS system.
An EMS system that exemplifies outstanding professionalism and service to its community would be a great candidate for the Regional Service of the Year Award. The intent of this award is to recognize a service that significantly contributed to the provision, development and improvement of pre-hospital care and EMS education in their community. Any EMS organization licensed or certified in the state of North Dakota, including rescue, quick response units, industrial services, etc., is eligible. The regional winners will be forwarded for consideration for the EMS Service of the Year awarded presented at the Annual North Dakota EMS Rendezvous Conference and Tradeshow.
Any EMS agency, quick response unit, hospital, fire and rescue agency, industrial service, individual or group of individuals may nominate a candidate for a regional award. To nominate an individual download and complete the Nomination Form found below. You must submit the form, either by email (preferred) or mail, by the nomination deadline, all deadlines are listed below. Detailed instructions on how to submit the form by email or mail are found in the nomination form.