Joshua Beaulieu

Joshua Beaulieu

Presenter

Josh Beaulieu has been a licensed paramedic since 1996. He is currently a Battalion Chief and EMS officer for Manchester Fire-Rescue-EMS in Connecticut where he is responsible for paramedic and first responder service delivery and EMS planning for special events and low frequency critical incidents. Over the last decade Josh has been actively involved in community planning and outreach around EMS-related topics such as community services coordination, public bleeding control programs and public safety training for hybrid targeted violence / active shooter incidents.  Josh is also a co-founder of B2 Products llc in Tolland, CT and is an inventor named on multiple patents for some of the unique patient handling equipment his company has developed.  Josh is an active contributor to several EMS and fire service committees and professional organizations. He was the recipient of the Connecticut Association of Schools 2019 “Distinguished Friend of Education” award, as well as the 2019 CT EMS Awards “Public Health Commissioners Award”. He is a regular presenter on safety and preparedness topics for a variety of audiences.

Education

  • Columbia Southern University – MBA – Public Administration Concentration – 2018           Orange Beach, AL
  • Charter Oak State College – BS – Public Safety Administration Concentration – 2008            New Britain, CT
  • University of Connecticut/MedEd Systems – Paramedic Training Program – 1996             Farmington, CT

Professional Designation

  • Chief EMS Officer – Designated March 2019.  Center for Public Safety Excellence
  • Licenses and Certificates
    State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health – License – Paramedic – 07/1996 to Present
  • CT Commission on Fire Prevention and Control – Certificate – Fire Officer III – 07/2019
  • CT Commission on Fire Prevention and Control – Certificate – Fire Service Instructor I – 06/2005
  • CT Commission on Fire Prevention and Control – Certificate – Health and Safety Officer – 10/2008
  • CT Commission on Fire Prevention and Control – Certificate – Incident Safety Officer – 10/2008
  • American Heart Association – Certificate – ACLS Instructor – 08/2003 to 2019
  • American Heart Association – Certificate – BLS Instructor – 08/2016 to Present

Affiliations

  • CT EMS Advisory Board
  • Mobil Integrated Healthcare Committee – Committee Chair – 10/2014 to Present
  • Training and Education Committee 2011 – Member – 2011 to Present
  • CT Legislative Working Group for Mobile Integrated Healthcare – 08/2017 to 03/2019
  • Appointee representing fire-based EMS
  • MIH provider education and training sub-group lead
  • CT EMS Expo – June 2017 & June 2018
  • Conference Speaker – Presented on active shooter response, Fire-based EMS, public relations and leadership.
  • American Mensa – 10/2006 to Present
  • CT & WM local group member

Patents

  • Apparatus, System and Kit for Rapidly Moving a Non-Ambulatory Person and/or Object –
  • US 9,757,286 – Issued 09/12/2017
  • Rapid Mover Apparatus and Assembly – US D770,098 – Issued 10/2016
  • Mobility Assistance Sling – US D777,062 – Issued 01/2017
  • Awards
  • 2019 Distinguished Friend of Education – Connecticut Association of Schools
  • 2019 Public Health Commissioners Award – Connecticut EMS Awards

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