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EMS Impact Medal
EMS Impact Medal

The EMS Impact Medal honors an individual who has made a substantial contribution to the Department of Human Services efforts to develop a statewide EMS System.

Current and past years recipients of the State EMS Impact Medal, listed in alphabetical order, are as follows:

  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001

  • 2011  
    • William Murphy, EMT Paramedic  --  Forest Grove Fire & Rescue/ Cornelius Fire

    Please view the 2011 EMS Impact Awards pdf (326K) for more information about the recipient. Please view William Murphy's award photo (2,165K).

     

    2010    
  • Denise Giard  --  EMT_P
  • Please view the 2010 EMS Impact Awards pdf (305K) for more information about the recipient. Please view Denise Giard's photo 1 (204K) and Denise Giard's photo2  (219K) .
      
    2009    
          • Brian Gross, MD  --  Jackson County EMS & Heart Clinic
          •  
            Please view the 2009 EMS Impact Awards pdf (305K) for more information about the recipient. Please view the Award photo (Dr. Paul Rostykus accepting the award on behalf on Dr. Gross) (4,805K).
             

             
            2008  
          • Mike Verkest  --  AAS, EMT-P, American Medical Response
          • Please view the 2008 EMS Impact Awards (pdf) (184K) for more information about the recipient. Please view Mike's award photo.(3,540K).

              
            2007
              
            • Christopher 'Kit' Bangs
            Please view the 2007 EMS Impact Awards (pdf) (293K) for more information about the recipient. 
             
             

               
            2006  - None awarded  
             

              
             
            2005 
             
          • Jon Tardiff  --  EMT-Paramedic, Tillamook Hospital Ambulance Association
          • Please view the 2005 EMS Impact Awards (pdf) (1,290K) for more information about the recipient. Please view Jon's award photo (36K).

            2004
                
          • Lieutenant Terry Griffith  --  EMT-Intermediate, Oregon State Police
          • Please view the EMS Impact Award Section of the 2004 Book of Recognition (pdf) (127K) for more information about the recipient.  Please view Lieutenant Terry Griffith Award phoe (580K).


            2003 - None awarded
             
            2002 - None awarded
             
            2001 - None awarded