Jon Politis, MPA, NREMT-P Jon is an engaging educator who has presented at many state and national conferences across the US and Canada. e has served in many capacities: firefighter, ski patroller, Paramedic, Paramedic Program Coordinator, State EMS Training Coordinator, Fire Chief and EMS Chief. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Registry of EMTs, Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions, been co- investigator of original research and authored numerous articles and texts. He holds a BA degree from Castleton State College and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Marist College, Pougkeepsie, NY. In 2010 he was the recipient of the NAEMT Rocco V Morando EMS lifetime achievement award. Jon continues to practice as a paramedic, is an active volunteer firefighter and alpine ski patroller. He is passionate about the outdoors and is an avid mountaineer and skier. In the summers he works as a Seasonal Backcountry Ranger/Paramedic in Grand Teton National Park.