Executive Director & Staff

Marc Cohen/Executive Director

Executive Director
Marc Cohen

[email protected]

Education and Conference Director
Amanda Bates

[email protected]nsinems.com

Financial Manager/Project Manager
Lori Krause

Sales Manager

Alan DeYoung

[email protected]

Membership Manager

Heather Asmann 



Design Coordinate Intern

Kyle Krause

[email protected]

Board of Directors

Executive Board Members


Kirk Gunderson
Osseo, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2019

Don Kimlicka
Critical Care Paramedic

Weston, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2020

Immediate Past President 

Joshua Kowalke

Critical Care Paramedic
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2019


Brian Donaldson
Critical Care Paramedic
Waushara, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2021



Aimee Zeinert
Critical Care Paramedic
Shawano, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2021


Board Members 

Melanie Jorgenson
Spring Vally, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2021

Tony Lash
Union Grove, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2019 

Jennifer Smith
Advanced EMT

Hudson, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2020

Jamie Stephenson
Albany, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2020
Chris Wright
Cadott, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2021
Jay Young 
Bloomer, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2019

Stacey Zellmer
Tomah, Wisconsin
Term Expires June 2020




Forbes McIntosh/Legislative Lobbyist
Forbes McIntosh

Legislative Lobbyist

Forbes McIntosh, president of Government Policy Solutions (GPS), has more than 20 year’s experience providing full-service representation for clients at the state, municipal and county levels of government. Mr. McIntosh has been the legislative lobbyist for the Wisconsin EMS Association since 1997. In addition, he advises a wide variety of corporations, industry trade groups and elected officials on public policy and budget issues. Respected for his knowledge of the legislative process and his methods of lobbying by both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate and the Assembly, Mr. McIntosh assists clients by developing strategic plans, creating alliances, establishing personal relationships with key policymakers and directly lobbying Wisconsin’s legislators and state agency officials. He has successfully guided several bills and administrative rules through the legislative process that are now part of Wisconsin law. Mr. McIntosh also leverages his knowledge and relationships to help businesses and contractors with RFP contract consulting at the state, county and municipal levels of government.
Mark Schultz/Medical Director
Dr. Mark A. Schultz

Medical Director

Dr. Mark Schultz is the medical director of the Wisconsin EMS Association. A graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Science in Des Moines, IA, Dr. Schultz is dedicated to providing the highest quality emergency care in a timely, effective, and compassionate manner and is Board Certified and specializes in Emergency Medicine. In addition to advising WEMSA on medical issues, he is the service medical director for a variety of ambulance providers in Southeastern Wisconsin and is also a member of the Wisconsin Physician Advisory Committee.