MRCKC Executive Committee Officers
MRCKC Executive Committee Vice-Chair
Douglas Norwood, EMT
Douglas Norwood has been a Kansas City-area resident since 2006. He first became an EMT in 1994 while in college in Minnesota. He received additional medical training during a decade of military service. After moving to Kansas City he joined the MRC in 2006. Since then he's been an active member in the MRC and Olathe CERT, and is currently a member of MRC's First Aid Committee and several submcommittees. Doug works for the Olathe Chamber of Commerce.
MRCKC Executive Committee Financial Officer
MRCKC Executive Committee Nursing Services Officer
MRCKC Executive Committee Communications Officer
MRCKC Exectutive Committee Administrative Officer
MRCKC Recruitment Specialist
As a dedicated RN in the Kansas City community, Teresa Smith has been an important volunteer with the MRCKC for several years. She retired recently from her position as a faculty member at the Research Hospital's School of Nursing. Terri has been active in MRCKC's health promotion programs, volunteering frequently with the Wellness Committee and its events. Terri is the chair of our Recruitment Subcommittee, and now looks forward to serving on the Executive Committee to assist in decision-making as we move forward the next few years.
Joe Medina, EMT
Joe has been a volunteer with the MRCKC for several years, completing his EMT training and becoming active in the First Aid team the past 3 years. Joe is passionate about serving at First Aid events as he enjoys working with the public, especially at the Special Olympics events. He helps to keep our equipment in good shape. He is a true volunteer. Joe helps with childcare of his several grandchildren, and is becoming quite skilled at ballroom dancing.
MRCKC Training Specialist
Virginia Bruhn, EMT
Virginia joined the MRCKC in 2015 and immediately began volunteering with the First Aid Team and started as our new Training Officer. She has an extended background in training, serving as a CERT trainer for many years as well as the AHA BLS trainer for a local hospital system. Virginia currently lives in Independence. She is a retired Fire Captain from the Fort Osage Fire District, and is a certified EMT/Paramedic. She is looking forward to making the training program at MRCKC a strong and successful one for both our members and the public.
Kellie Carroll, Pediatric Respiratory Therapist, EMT
Kellie Carroll did not waste any time getting involved when she joined MRCKC in 2015. With her Master's in Public Administration and other extensive health care experience, she is the perfect match for serving on the Executive Committee, and we are pleased to have her join us. Kellie has been a pediatric respiratory therapist on both sides of Missouri, and has a background in critical care transport transport. She is a frequent volunteer on the First Aid Team as well. Kellie serves as head of the KCRMORG Subcommittee.
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