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Michael D. Berg
Manager, Regulation and Compliance
Phone: (804) 888-9131
Fax: (804) 371-3108

He oversees the Division of Regulation and Compliance, and his focus is on the following broad areas:

Bullet EMS Physician initial and re-endorsement
Bullet EMS agency initial and re-licensure
Bullet EMS vehicles permitting and renewal
Bullet EMS regulations development and enforcement
Bullet Variances and Exemptions processing for provider, agencies and entities
Bullet OEMS policy advisor to Executive Management
Bullet Provides technical assistance and guidance to standing committees of the state EMS Advisory Board to include the Rules and Regulations Committee and the Transportation Committee
Bullet National issues involving licensure and regulations
Bullet National issues involving ambulance specification development
Bullet Technical assistance to local governments, EMS agencies and providers
Bullet Background investigations on EMS personnel
Bullet Regulatory enforcement, complaint processing

Marybeth Mizell
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (804) 888-9130
Fax: (804) 371-3108

Provides administrative support to the Division field staff and the Manager in their daily functions to include:

Bullet Update and maintain listing of endorsed EMS Physicians
Bullet Update and maintain files on EMS agencies
Bullet Provides staff support to the Rules and Regulations and Transportation committees

Cynthia Fien (
Phone: (804) 888-9133
Background Unit
Fax: (804) 371-3409

Kathryn "Katie" Hodges (
Phone: (804) 888-9125
Background Unit
Fax: (804) 371-3409

Provides support and coordinates the Background Unit activities to include:

Bullet Receiving and processing all fingerprint background requests
Bullet Notification to agencies regarding results of background checks
Bullet Assist customers with questions regarding process and results

OEMS Program Representatives

Provides field support to EMS agencies, local government, facilities and interested parties in the development of EMS to include the following:

Bullet EMS agency initial and renewal licensure
Bullet EMS vehicle initial and renewal permits
Bullet EMS regulation and compliance
Bullet Complaint investigation
Bullet Conduct inspections and investigations
Bullet Verify awarded grants to eligible recipients from RSAF program
Bullet Liaison and OEMS representative at various local and regional meetings with fellow organizations to include but not limited to regional EMS Councils, VDEM, DFP, local and state law enforcement, etc.
Bullet Subject matter experts on the delivery of EMS
Bullet Facilitator for matters related to OEMS through the various Office of EMS programs

Wayne Berry (
Jimmy Burch (
Paul Fleenor (
Ron Kendrick (
Steve McNeer (
Heather Phillips (
Scotty Williams (
Doug Layton (

Last Updated: 09-29-2016

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