The Maine Ambulance Association is a non-profit, 501(c)(6), trade organization whose mission is to advance the professionalism, education, training, and social standing of the members; and to promote cooperation between the members, the legislature, the EMS licensing authorities, and allied professions and organizations. 

We do this by:

  • Attending and participating in meetings with Maine EMS (e.g. Board of EMS, Medical Directions and Practices Board, and various committees).
  • Closely monitor legislative activity and participate in public hearings and work sessions on bills that affect EMS.
  • Promoting EMS with other state agencies and committees, such as the Rural Health Transformation Team, MaineCare, and the Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services (DHHS).
  • Media outreach
  • Technical Support for member services and municipal officials
  • Advocacy with insurance carriers
  • Training for administrators
    • Working with legislators and media relations
    • CMS Cost Data Reporting
    • Developing and implementing social media policies*
    • Human resources issues*
    • Issues affecting municipal services*
  • Keep members informed on national topics and trends

* topics planned for webinars in 2021


Executive Director
[email protected]

Bill Ferdinand, Esq.
(Eaton Peabody)
Legislative Lobbyist