The mission of the Kansas EMS Association is to be a single voice for EMS attendants, educators, ambulance services and other interested entities, and to further the continued improvement of emergency medical services throughout Kansas.

KEMSA Seeks Nominations FOR Annual Awards
and Board of Directors Positions

Nomination Deadline: June 15, 2016

Annual Award Nominations

KEMSA's annual awards are a way for KEMSA to honor both individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to the EMS profession in the past year. Nominations are currently open! There are several individual and organizational categories along with a pediatric award. See the categories on the right.

  • Do you know an EMT or Paramedic who has significantly contributed to EMS in the past year?
  • Do you know of an EMS service that exemplifies outstanding professionalism and service to the community it serves?
  • Do you know an educator, administrator, physician, or support person you feel should be recognized for commendable service?
  • Do you know an individual or group that has shown excellence and dedication to children?

Please take time to nominate those deserving EMS professionals across the state for these prestigious awards!

View the individual and service award categories, award criteria, and submit nominations on our awards page here.

Board of Directors Nominations

The nomination process is now open to fill FOUR vacancies on the KEMSA Board of Directors that will take office August 13, 2016 (during the KEMSA conference). These vacancies are for 3-year terms.

If you are interested in making a self-nomination or would like to nominate someone else, nominations should include (at a minimum):

  • the name of the nominee
  • confirmation of KEMSA membership
  • contact information of the nominee
  • brief biography of the nominee (250 words or less)
  • a statement about why this person would be a good board member or why you want to be on the board
  • and a photo

Feel free to submit other support materials as appropriate. Send nomination materials to by Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

For more details on board duties and requirements, visit our board of directors page here.

                                            - REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The 2016 KEMSA Conference & Expo will be August 11-14, 2016 at the Kansas Star Event Center and Hampton Inn & Suites in Mulvane, KS (just south of Wichita).  

Registration for the conference is now open!  View complete details about the conference using the links below:


KEMSA is a professional membership organization and does not regulate the EMS profession in Kansas.

KEMSA is proud that we have members in all 6 regions in Kansas with members located in 90 of the 105 counties in Kansas and five other states. About 85% of the services in Kansas have a service membership with KEMSA. KEMSA has more than 100 active service memberships, which represents more than 5,000 certified EMS attendants working within Kansas EMS agencies, and more than 1,300 active individual memberships.  

Learn more about KEMSA here.

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