Stars of Life

Stars of Life

The Stars of Life program honors EMS professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Our Stars represent the best of the best as their stories speak to our mission of providing care to the world at a moment’s notice. Congratulations to our GMR Stars.

View the 2020 Stars of Life Commemorative Booklet

Adam Martin
Adam Martin, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Amira Drakes
Amira Drakes, EMT - Preceptor - AFOS
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Brad Andrews
Brad Andrews, EMT
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Bryan McKeon
Bryan McKeon, Paramedic - FTO - ALT Supervisor
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Chase Tucker
Chase Tucker, EMT
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Clifford Jacks
Clifford Jacks, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
David Burnside
David Burnside, Telecommunicator
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Destiny Carter
Destiny Carter, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Diana Priego
Diana Priego, Flight Nurse
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Ismael Esparza
Ismael Esparza, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
James Brodigan
James Brodigan, Base Pilot Supervisor/Line Pilot, Med-Trans Corporation
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
James Tarver
James Tarver, Assistant Operations Supervisor
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Joshua Edmonds
Joshua Edmonds, EMT - FTO
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Joshua Young
Joshua Young, RRT - NPS - Flight Respiratory Therapist
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Kayla Stack
Kayla Stack, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Kelly Ferris
Kelly Ferris, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Kyle Hilb
Kyle Hilb, Firefighter - Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Larry Cardwell
Larry Cardwell, Flight Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Lauryn Allgood
Lauryn Allgood, Flight Nurse
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Loretta Burton
Loretta Burton, Paramedic - Field Training Officer
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Luke Combs
Luke Combs, Pilot
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Mary Springer
Mary Springer, Flight Nurse
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Mathew Cox
Mathew Cox, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Matthew Scott
Matthew Scott, Base Pilot Supervisor
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Nolan Gerety
Nolan Gerety, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Olga Borozinski
Olga Borozinski, Flight Nurse
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Peter Gauna
Peter Gauna, EMT
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Rain Swift
Rain Swift, RN - EMD - EMT
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Samantha Greene
Samantha Greene, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Scott Hedrick
Scott Hedrick, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Sean Luce
Sean Luce, Firefighter - Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Sergio Alvarez
Sergio Alvarez, EMT
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Wendy Unmacht
Wendy Unmacht, Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Will Moser
Will Moser, Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic
2020 Stars of Life Recipient
Aaron Fajardo
Aaron Fajardo, Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Courtney Tullos
Courtney Tullos, Paramedic
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Craig Boydell
Craig Boydell, Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician, Critical Incident Stress Management Team
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Elizabeth “Beth” Yancey
Elizabeth “Beth” Yancey, Emergency Medical Technician
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Jackson Coats
Jackson Coats, Paramedic/Field Training Officer
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Jacquelynn “Jacki” Martin
Jacquelynn “Jacki” Martin, Communications Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Training Supervisor
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Jeff Behling
Jeff Behling, Emergency Medical Technician
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Katherine “Kate” Miller
Katherine “Kate” Miller, Emergency Medical Technician
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Katie Smith
Katie Smith, Paramedic/ Supervisor
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Kenneth Denk
Kenneth Denk, Paramedic
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Keviette Potts
Keviette Potts, Emergency Medical Technician/Field Training Officer
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Kristen Casteel
Kristen Casteel, Paramedic
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Lynford Lewis
Lynford Lewis, Emergency Medical Technician
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Michael Sanchez
Michael Sanchez, Emergency Medical Technician
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Mike Copeland
Mike Copeland, Paramedic/Field Training Officer
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Nicole Gonzales
Nicole Gonzales, Emergency Medical Technician/Field Training Officer/Critical Incident Stress Management Coordinator
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Peter Beemer
Peter Beemer, Paramedic
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Rachel Evans
Rachel Evans, Paramedic
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Rebecca Hartman
Rebecca Hartman, Lead Field Training Officer/Supervisor
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Russell Friske
Russell Friske, Paramedic/Clinical Coordinator
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Scott Hutchison
Scott Hutchison, Driver
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Timothy Hoar
Timothy Hoar, Emergency Medical Technician
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Timothy Lambert
Timothy Lambert, Paramedic
2019 Stars of Life Recipient
Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson, Critical Care Paramedic
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Andrea Strongman
Andrea Strongman, Paramedic, Relief Operations Supervisor, Field Training Officer
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Brandon Jones
Brandon Jones, EMSA - Paramedic and Emergency Medical Dispatcher
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Brett Dragun
Brett Dragun, Paramedic and Operations Supervisor
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Bruce Hagen
Bruce Hagen, Paramedic and Field Supervisor
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Callen Daquiaog
Callen Daquiaog, Paramedic
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Dr. Michael Barnum
Dr. Michael Barnum, Medical Director
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Duane Lessie
Duane Lessie, GMRTT - EMT
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Eric Forsythe
Eric Forsythe, EMT and Field Training Officer
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Jamie Georgi
Jamie Georgi, Paramedic and Associate Supervisor
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Jimmy Miller
Jimmy Miller, Paramedic and Field Training Officer
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Joshua Epperson
Joshua Epperson, EMT
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Karis Arce
Karis Arce, EMT
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Laura Wolcott
Laura Wolcott, Paramedic
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Lindsey Duff
Lindsey Duff, AMR Air - Flight Nurse
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Luke Tschirhart
Luke Tschirhart, Rural Metro - Firefighter and Paramedic II
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Michael Schwenke
Michael Schwenke, Paramedic and Lead Field Training Officer
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Nicholas Thayer
Nicholas Thayer, EMSA - Paramedic and Preceptor
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Nicole (Nicky) Androski
Nicole (Nicky) Androski, EMT
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Randy Nichols
Randy Nichols, Paramedic and Education Director
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Robert Aberle
Robert Aberle, Paramedic/Reach and Treat Team Member
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Rosemary O’Keefe-Kirschner
Rosemary O’Keefe-Kirschner, Operations Supervisor
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Sheri Jones
Sheri Jones, Critical Care Paramedic
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Stacy Dockery
Stacy Dockery, Critical Care Paramedic
2018 Stars of Life Recipient
Timothy Hoffman
Timothy Hoffman, Critical Care Paramedic
2018 Stars of Life Recipient