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Board Members
Nicolas Bergum
Nicolas Bergum EMT- Intermediate

Nick is an EMT Intermediate with Green County EMS and has been with the organization since 2005. He started his career in fire/EMS in 2001 with the Argyle Fire Department, and served as a firefighter for 9 years. Nick became an EMT in 2004 and is proud to have been part of helping GCEMS with advancing to the Intermediate level in 2008. He was elected to the board of directors in 2011. Nick works fulltime at the UW hospital in Madison in the Emergency Department as an ER Technician. Nick has lived in the Monroe area for the last 25 years and currently resides in Green County with his wife of 10 years, Sheri, and their 4 children. He is proud to be a member of a service that gives so much back to the community that they serve and says, "It is a rewarding experience to be able to serve my community in this capacity."
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 Orchid International as the Senior Quality Supervisor. 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.
Jody Makos
Jody Makos EMT- IT, RN

Jody has been a member of Green County EMS since October 2000, and served on the board of directors since 2003. She is currently an EMT-I Tech and also works as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Room at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. Jody enjoys teaching CPR and First Responder classes for Blackhawk Technical College and is a Chief Deputy Coroner with the Green County Coroner’s Office. She is very active in the community, working with the youth of Green County thru 4-H, FFA, the Green County Ag Chest, and Dairy Queen Program. She also plays the piano each Sunday at the Oakley United Methodist Church. Jody lives on a farmette outside of Juda with her husband, Eric, and their two children, Emily and Aaron. Jody is proud to be part of an organization that continues to provide high quality medical care to the community.
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

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 EMT- Intermediate, RN Secretary

Carrie has been a member of GCEMS since August of 1975. Currently an EMT-Intermediate, 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 Intermediate 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 works full time for the City of Monroe Police Department. Russ is the Day Shift Sergeant and has been employed with the department since Nov 1979. 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 on the way. 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.

Officers
Cindy Engle
Cindy Engle EMT- Intermediate Public Information Officer

Cindy has been a member of GCEMS since March, 2006. She is currently an EMT Intermediate. 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 EMT 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 Maintenance and Equipment 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 EMT- Intermediate 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-Intermediate with over 35 years in fire and EMS, first becoming an EMT in December 1977. 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 EMT- Intermediate 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 EMT- IT 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 Compliance Officer. 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 a 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.
Members
Eric Albright
Eric Albright EMT- Intermediate

Ben Bacon
Ben Bacon Driver

Lynne Bass
Lynne Bass EMT- Intermediate

Susan Bender
Susan Bender EMT

Debb Bennett
Debb Bennett EMT

Guy Blom
Guy Blom Driver

Mark Bredeson
Mark Bredeson Associate Driver

Kerrie Brugger
Kerrie Brugger EMT- Intermediate

Jennifer Bystry
Jennifer Bystry EMT- Intermediate, RN

Kay Carter
Kay Carter Associate Driver

Ed Crook
Ed Crook Supply Chief

Tom Crook
Tom Crook EMT- IT

Scott Davis
Scott Davis EMT

Robert Derby
Robert Derby EMT- Intermediate

Mark Dombkowski
Mark Dombkowski Associate Driver

Cindy Fager
Cindy Fager Driver

Nicole Fehringer
Nicole Fehringer EMT- Paramedic

Donna Flannery
Donna Flannery Associate Driver

Andrew Fuchs
Andrew Fuchs EMT- IT

Michelle Genthe
Michelle Genthe EMT- IT

Tina Gibson
Tina Gibson EMT- Intermediate

Brittney Hansen
Brittney Hansen EMT

Rodney Hicks
Rodney Hicks EMT- Intermediate

Robert Higbee
Robert Higbee Maintenance

Steven Hoesly
Steven Hoesly Associate Driver

Loren Homb
Loren Homb Associate Driver

Trevor Johann
Trevor Johann EMT- Intermediate

Jim Johnson
Jim Johnson Driver

Kristina Jordan
Kristina Jordan EMT- Paramedic

Sara Kaster
Sara Kaster EMT- IT, RN

Mackenzie McCauley
Mackenzie McCauley EMT- Intermediate

Patricia Miller
Patricia Miller EMT- IT

Sean Moroz
Sean Moroz EMT

Jerry Mortimer
Jerry Mortimer Associate Driver

Markus Mueller
Markus Mueller EMT- Intermediate

Amanda Nusbaum
Amanda Nusbaum EMT- Intermediate

Benjamin Page
Benjamin Page EMT

David Peacock
David Peacock EMT- IT

Lynn Pendergrass
Lynn Pendergrass EMT- IT

Jessica Pick
Jessica Pick EMT

Colleen Rear
Colleen Rear EMT- Intermediate, RN

Al Richardson
Al Richardson Driver

Randall Rood
Randall Rood EMT

Carissa Scheider
Carissa Scheider EMT

Sherry Schwartz
Sherry Schwartz EMT- Intermediate

Rachael Senf
Rachael Senf EMT- IT

Scott Stewart
Scott Stewart Associate Driver

Shianne Strommen
Shianne Strommen EMT

Adrian Strothman
Adrian Strothman EMT- Intermediate

Roxanne Strothman
Roxanne Strothman EMT

Rachel Trumpy
Rachel Trumpy EMT

John Vetterli
John Vetterli EMT- Paramedic

Katherine Vetterli
Katherine Vetterli EMT- Intermediate

Earl West
Earl West EMT- Intermediate

Brandi Wirth
Brandi Wirth EMT

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Donna Wolfe Associate Driver

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