Mission Statement
The EMS Oath
Star of Life
Rigs and Equipment
Above & Beyond
Member of the Year

Operational Overview
Board Members
Ron Buholzer
Ron Buholzer Board of Directors

Ron Buholzer and his two brothers are 3rd generation cheese maker who own Klondike Cheese Co. and operate as a family corporation along with 4 members of the 4th generation. Ron is a Master Cheese Maker in Feta & Brick cheese and serves as president of Klondike Cheese Co. Ron currently serves on the Board of Directors for Woodford State Bank and the Green County Emergency Medical Service. He also severs on the advisory council for Rizo Lopez Foods, Modesto Ca. Ron has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Specialty Cheese Institute, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, and Foreign Type Cheese Makers Association and had served as the president of those organizations. Ron also had the privilege and honor of serving on the Board of the Master Cheese Makers Program when it was formed and helped create the standards. Ron is married to Sue (Anderson) they have 2 sons. Mathew (Deceased) Luke and his wife Jennifer (Amiel) Two grandchildren Evelyn and Lance
Mary Deininger
Mary Deininger Board of Directors

Mary is a Monroe native and graduated from Highland Community College with an ADN degree. She worked in several different nursing positions throughout Green County, most notably as a Home Care/Hospice Nurse at Monroe Clinic and as a CNA course instructor at BTC. She also served ten years as the volunteer Parish Nurse for St. John’s UCC in Monroe. Her other activities include the Christmas Stocking project of the Monroe Woman’s Club, the Green County Salvation Army advisory board, the Behring Senior Center Board, and New Glarus Nursing Home board. Mary says, “I was very honored to join the Green County EMS board after Dave and I co-chaired the capital campaign for the new building. I can’t wait to see the dream of a new Green County EMS building come true! My thanks to the wonderful group of volunteers who make the Green County EMS such a valuable and life-saving community resource.”
Mike Grebner
Mike Grebner Driver

Mike has been a Driver for GCEMS since January 2010. He has been on the Board of Directors since June 2011. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a major in Management from Columbia College. Mike is employed at SK Plastic Molding Inc. as the Quality Manager. He is also involved with the Boy Scouts of America as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 115 in Monroe and serves on the District level as the District Commissioner for Green, Lafayette, and Grant Counties. Mike makes his home in Monroe with his wife Mary and his son Bradley.
Diane Heindel
Diane Heindel Board of Directors Treasurer

Diane is a Monroe area native and is a graduate of South Wayne High School. She has been employed as a bookkeeper at Reffue, Pas, Jacobson, Knox, & Koster, LLP since 1964. She was also an EMT with GCEMS for over 20 years, and has been Board Treasurer since 1992. Diane and her husband Larry reside in Monroe.
Steve Hummel
Steve Hummel EMT- Intermediate

Steve, a member of Monticello Fire & Rescue since 2007, decided there was more he could do to support the local communities and joined Green County EMS in January 2009. Steve grew up on a dairy farm in Washington Township in Green County, and graduated from Monticello High School. Steve has been employed in the concrete construction field since it was his summer job while attending UW-Whitewater. He currently is invested in Ronek Concrete operating out of Evansville, WI. Steve was elected to the board for the first time in May, 2014. He is the father of three active & vibrant school-aged children, currently residing in Monticello. He is an active member of Washington Reformation Church, serving two terms on the Consistory (church's board). He has been constantly upgrading and advancing himself since becoming a member of Green County EMS. Steve was part of the most recent class of members to advance to the Intermediate level. Steve enjoys being a part of the EMS system and says, "It is extremely rewarding to be a part of this of this organization. I find a great deal of self-satisfaction by joining a group of people whose sum is greater than it's individual parts. The people within Green County EMS, and all of the emergency system, have become another branch of my family."
Ann Hunter
Ann Hunter Board of Directors Board Chair

Ann is a native of Monroe and graduated from Monroe High School and the University of Wisconsin – Madison in Mathematics. She is currently employed at Colony Brands for 31 years. While at Colony Brands, she has been a programmer and is currently working as a Senior Manager in the Contact Centers. She joined the Board of Directors for Green County EMS in May of 2006 and became Board Chair in May of 2010. She has also taken part in Green County Leaders and Dale Carnegie. She is also active in Family Promise and a member of Grace Lutheran Church where she is currently chair on the staff support committee. Ann and her husband, Joe, currently reside just outside of Monroe.
Ellie Moyer
Ellie Moyer Board of Directors, RN Vice Chair

Ellie has served on the GC EMS Board of Directors since 2006, presently as the Vice-chair. She is a Registered Nurse and has worked at Monroe Clinic Hospital for 32 years. She currently works in the Surgery and Procedure Center but, in the past 20+ years has worked in the Emergency Department as a Staff RN and Department Supervisor, which led to her interest and involvement in EMS. Ellie is a native of Minnesota and lives in Monroe with her husband Jeff. Serving on the Board of Directors for GC EMS has been a very rewarding experience. She states "It is an honor to work with such a dedicated group of people."
Dennis Pfingsten
Dennis Pfingsten Board of Directors Secretary

Dennis has served as a Community Advisor for two years and is currently serving in his second term on the board. Dennis lives in Juda where he has been a First Responder with the Juda Fire and Rescue Department for over 15 years. Along with being a First Responder, he has also been a State Certified Firefighter for over 17 years. Dennis has served the department as their Treasurer for over 10 years and is the Secretary/Treasurer for the Juda and Community Fire Association, the governing body of the volunteer department for over 10 years. As a resident of Green County and as a First Responder who works with the Green County EMS on calls in the Juda area Dennis sees the value in the services offerered by the organization and is committed to seeing it continue to thrive.
Carrie Schwartz
Carrie Schwartz Paramedic, RN

Carrie has been a member of GCEMS since August of 1975. Currently an EMT-Paramedic, she is also a Registered Nurse having worked at the Monroe Clinic for over 35 years; 20 years in the Emergency Department. She has held many positions within the organization including President, Vice-President, Chair of the Board of Directors, Vice-Chair of the Board, Secretary of the Board, and many committee chairs. She has also been the recipient of the Green County Quality of Life Award and the American Heart Association Wisconsin BLS Instructor of the Year. Other activities include being an American Heart Association BLS Instructor and an Affiliate Faculty with Blackhawk Technical College for many years. Many changes have involved EMS over the years and I am proud to be associated with a volunteer organization that has willingly advanced their level of service, to Monroe and the surrounding communities, from EMT-basic to the Paramedic level.
Russell Standiford
Russell Standiford Board of Directors

Russ was elected to the Green County EMS Board of Directors in May 2008. Russ is a civilian member of the board and is retired from the City of Monroe Police Department. He has worked for the Delavan, WI Police Department and the Beloit Township Police Department. Russ graduated from Blackhawk College in 1975 from the Police Science/Criminal Justice program. Russ lives south of Juda, WI with his fiancée, Susan. He has grown children with seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Russ has worked with many fire and EMS departments and is always interested in improvements that can be made to better improve service to the public. Russ is always interested in your thoughts, and welcomes you to contact him any time on how to improve Green County services. Russ welcomes you to join Green County EMS for a very rewarding experience.

Cindy Engle
Cindy Engle Paramedic Public Information Officer

Cindy has been a member of GCEMS since March, 2006. She is currently an EMT-Paramedic. Her current position is the Public Information Officer and has held this position since May, 2011. She has her certificate in Public Information from Green County Emergency Management. Before becoming the PIO, she was on the Board of Directors from May, 2007 - May, 2011 and held the Secretary position. She enjoys working with the public in both capacities of Paramedic and PIO. She lives in Monroe with her husband, Tim. She has two daughters and one granddaughter.
Robert Fleege
Robert Fleege EMT- Intermediate Equipment/Maintenance Officer

Bob started as a driver with GCEMS in August of 2007 and has continued his EMS education to his current level of Intermediate. Bob also serves as the Equipment and Maintenance Officer. Bob and his wife moved to Monroe in 2000. Bob established a carpentry/repair business called Mr. Mom’s Handyman Service and works at it when not volunteering at GCEMS. Bob and his wife of 15 years, Kathy, together have 5 adult children and 6 grandchildren. All of their children live out of the area. Bob and Kathy currently live northwest of Monroe in the house they built together. Bob is dedicated to continue helping maintain the high level of service GCEMS offers to the area.
Daniel Nufer
Daniel Nufer Paramedic Chief

Dan was hired as the EMS Chief in May 2006 after retiring from the Marine Corps. His last duty station was Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina where he served as the Officer in Charge of approximately 100 fire fighters. Dan is an EMT-Paramedic with 40 years in fire and EMS, first becoming an EMT in December 1976. He earned a degree in fire science while serving in the Marines, and has been licensed as an EMT in WI, CA, and NC. A native of WI, Dan makes his home in Monroe, and is dedicated to continuous improvement and advancement of EMS services for Monroe and the surrounding communities.
Mary Pilling
Mary Pilling Paramedic Training Officer

Mary Pilling has been a GCEMS member and EMT since 1985. Mary is a retired fulltime EMS Instructor for Southwest Wisconsin Technical College and is now teaching part time for Blackhawk Technical College. Mary is also Regional Faculty for the American Heart Association and teaches Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support classes for St Mary’s Hospital in Madison. Mary currently serves as the GCEMS Education/Training Officer. She resides in Blanchardville with her husband. Being a part of the dedicated members of GCEMS has been a rewarding experience. The dedication of the organization to the needs of the community is immeasurable.
Beverly Wartenweiler
Beverly Wartenweiler AEMT Assistant Chief

Bev is an EMT Intermediate Technician with Green County EMS. She first started her career in EMS with Argyle Ambulance Service as a First Responder, and then an EMT-Basic. She joined GCEMS in 1999 and is currently the Assistant Chief. Bev works full time for Dr. Drew Delforge here in Monroe. Bev lives in Monroe with her husband Bob, who is a member of Monroe Fire Department and First Response. She has two sons and daughters in-law and five grandchildren. Bev is very proud of being a part of an organization that provides such an exceptional service to our community.
Jeffrey Wiegel
Jeffrey Wiegel EMT Compliance Officer

Jeff started with GCEMS as a driver in 1999. He advanced to EMT in 2002. Jeff works full time for the City of Monroe Street and Sanitation Department. Jeff lives in the City of Monroe with his wife, Ann. Jeff is very proud of the organization and rewarding experiences he has received with GCEMS.
Eric Albright
Eric Albright Paramedic

Mat Anderson
Mat Anderson AEMT

Lynne Bass
Lynne Bass Paramedic

Nicolas Bergum
Nicolas Bergum Paramedic

Guy Blom
Guy Blom Associate Driver

Meg Butenhoff
Meg Butenhoff AEMT

Skylar Carlino
Skylar Carlino Driver

Kay Carter
Kay Carter Lead Recruiter

Ed Crook
Ed Crook Supply Chief

Tom Crook
Tom Crook AEMT

Scott Davis
Scott Davis EMT

Robert Derby
Robert Derby EMT- Intermediate, RN

Mark Dombkowski
Mark Dombkowski AEMT

Nicole Fehringer
Nicole Fehringer Paramedic

Donna Flannery
Donna Flannery Associate Driver

Andrew Fuchs
Andrew Fuchs AEMT

Tina Gibson
Tina Gibson Paramedic

Rick Hendrickson
Rick Hendrickson AEMT

Josiah Hertzler
Josiah Hertzler AEMT

Robert Higbee
Robert Higbee Maintenance

Kursta Hohl
Kursta Hohl EMT

Loren Homb
Loren Homb Associate Driver

Tessa Hurlbert
Tessa Hurlbert EMT

Trevor Johann
Trevor Johann EMT- Intermediate

Kristina Jordan
Kristina Jordan Paramedic

Jeremy Lethlean
Jeremy Lethlean Driver

Alex Lonien
Alex Lonien EMT

Jody Makos
Jody Makos AEMT, RN

Patricia Miller
Patricia Miller AEMT

Jerry Mortimer
Jerry Mortimer Associate Driver

Member of the Year!
Markus Mueller
Markus Mueller Paramedic

Amanda Nusbaum
Amanda Nusbaum Paramedic

Mike Olmstead
Mike Olmstead Driver

Sarah Olmstead
Sarah Olmstead Auxiliary

Benjamin Page
Benjamin Page AEMT

David Peacock
David Peacock AEMT

Lynn Pendergrass
Lynn Pendergrass AEMT

Jessica Pick
Jessica Pick AEMT

Nicole Rabotski
Nicole Rabotski EMT

Colleen Rear
Colleen Rear EMT- Intermediate, RN

Al Richardson
Al Richardson Driver

Brittney Rindy
Brittney Rindy EMT

Nick Sarbacker
Nick Sarbacker AEMT

Carissa Scheider
Carissa Scheider AEMT

Sherry Schwartz
Sherry Schwartz EMT- Intermediate

Kent Shea
Kent Shea Paramedic

Shianne Strommen
Shianne Strommen AEMT

Katherine Vetterli
Katherine Vetterli EMT- Intermediate

Earl West
Earl West Paramedic

Brandi Wirth
Brandi Wirth EMT

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