Anthony Martin, MBA, NRP Appointed as Pennsylvania's EMS Compact Commissioner

The Interstate Commission for EMS Personnel Practice is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Martin, MBA, NRP as the EMS Compact Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Martin was officially seated as Pennsylvania's Commissioner at the Executive Committee meeting held on January 10, 2024.

Commissioner Martin, with over two decades of experience as a paramedic, has played a pivotal role in advancing emergency medical services in Pennsylvania. In December 2023, he took the helm as the Director of the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, demonstrating exceptional leadership and expertise. His dedication to clinical care, quality education, and the well-being of EMS personnel is unparalleled.
Commissioner Martin's educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Penn State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Alvernia University.

Kraig Kinney, Chair of the Executive Committee, extends a hearty welcome to Commissioner Martin, remarking, "We are thrilled to have Anthony onboard as the EMS Compact Commissioner for Pennsylvania. His profound experience and unwavering commitment to emergency medical services excellence are invaluable assets to our team. We eagerly anticipate collaborating with him to elevate EMS practices across state boundaries."

In his new role, Commissioner Martin is set to continue advocating for superior standards in emergency medical services. His appointment marks a crucial step in fortifying the collaborative efforts and expertise within the EMS community, enhancing service quality and efficiency across state lines.

The Interstate Commission for EMS Personnel Practice extends its gratitude to all partners and stakeholders for their ongoing support and looks forward to a productive and impactful tenure with Commissioner Martin at the helm for Pennsylvania.

About the Interstate Commission for EMS Personnel Practice (ICEMSPP)
The Interstate Commission for EMS Personnel Practice (ICEMSPP), established under the Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact (REPLICA) legislation, is the governing body responsible for overseeing the operations of the EMS Compact. The Commission, comprising appointed Commissioners from each member state, ensures compliance with the Compact's provisions, manages its operations, and resolves interstate disputes. The ICEMSPP's jurisdiction focuses on cross-border EMS activities, maintaining a national database of EMS personnel, and upholding uniform practices across member states to enhance EMS care and public safety.