- About Med-Act
The Deputy Chief of Operations reports directly to the EMS Chief. The emphasis of this position is on day to day operations and personnel management. Chief Terry directs and oversees the performance of the Operations Division Chiefs (Shift Commanders) and Operations Battalion Chiefs who assure that superior care is rendered daily.
Mark Terry has been with Johnson County Med-Act since 2003. He has been a Natioally Registered paramedic since 1987, working with area EMS systems. He is a certified Ambulance Service Manager through the American Ambulance Association, working in a variety of management roles with the MAST system in Kansas City before coming to Med-Act. He holds a bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas.
Chief Terry has been active in the EMS community in local, regional and national venues. He represented the National Association of EMTs on the design of the 2002 National Guidelines for Educating EMS Instructors. He serves on the American Heart Association’s national Pediatric Subcommittee. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Terry served on Missouri’s State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services. Within Kansas, he has worked on the Board of EMS Service Directors Taskforce and the Education and Examination Workgroup.
|EMS Chief - Ted McFarlane|
|Medical Director - Dr. Richardson|
|Deputy Chief of Operations - Mark Terry|