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Director

Ken Strange, Director
Ken moved to Wimberley in 1985 after a 4 year stint in the Air Force. He joined Wimberley Volunteer Fire Department around 1989 then joined Wimberley EMS as a volunteer around 1991. He was hired on full time with Wimberley EMS in 1996 as a Paramedic and became Director in 2004. Ken lives in Woodcreek North with his wife Yvette and two children, Kennedy and Hallie. In their off time, they enjoy traveling, camping and being outdoors.






Supervisors

Cathy Montgomery, Operations Supervisor
Prior to joining Wimberley EMS, Cathy was in the Wimberley Volunteer Fire Department, did dispatching for the Wimberley Fire and EMS, and then worked part time for Wimberley EMS. She was hired on full time in 2002.








Jeff Calaway, Shift Supervisor
Jeff became a Paramedic in 1999 and worked at Lockhart EMS for three years. In 2002 Jeff left the long drive to Lockhart and started full time in his home town here at Wimberley EMS. Jeff is married, has two grown children and has lived in Wimberley since 1965. Jeff is a lifetime member of the Wimberley Volunteer Fire Department where he served as a Swift Water Rescue Instructor. Jeff spends his spare time building pools and playing guitar.





Mark Jackson, Shift Supervisor
Mark has been in the EMS profession since 1982. In 1984 he received his Associate of Applied Science degree in Paramedic Tech. He has worked for various systems both urban and rural, but he prefers rural. He has been employed by Wimberley EMS since 2003 and says Wimberley EMS is "by far the superior service with great people that are dedicated to the community". He is proud to be here.







Paramedics

Patrick Conner
Patrick earned his Paramedic Certification in 1994. After working at several other EMS services in the Central Texas area, Patrick joined Wimberley EMS in September 2003.









Kyle Gerdes
Kyle has been with Wimberley EMS since 1984. She and her husband Jeff have two grown daughters, a granddaughter, and one granddog. Her family also includes two chihuahuas and a wire hair terrier.








Joseph Jamieson
Joseph began his career working for Refinery Terminal Fire Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. His responsibilities included emergency response in an industrial setting. From there Joseph moved to College Station and underwent Paramedic training and obtained employment with College Station Fire Department where he remained for 5 years. The opportunity then arose for a full time position in Joseph's hometown of Wimberley, Texas. Joseph left College Station behind and is grateful to be home. Joseph has a wife and two children and happily resides in Woodcreek North.




Jerry Mayhall
Jerry has been in the EMS field since 1985. He began as a volunteer. Prior to working in Wimberley, he worked for the Austin Travis County EMS for 11 years. He has worked in both rural and urban areas. He was an officer in the Army and has a Bachelor's Degree in Business. He has two daughters and three grandchildren.







Basilio Moreno
Basilio graduated from Texas State Technical College with a degree in EMS in 1994. He is married and has 2 sons, Isac and Nicholas. He has been in central Texas since 1998 and currently lives in New Braunfels. He has worked part time for Wimberley EMS for the past 7 years and is now its newest full time member.







Sam Schuleman
Sam moved back to New Braunfels after graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in psychology. He began volunteering with Texas A&M EMS in 2008 and became a paramedic in 2010. He joined Wimberley EMS in November 2010.









Office Staff

Caroline Duchscher, Office Administrator
Caroline moved here from California in 1996 and went to work at Wimberley EMS in 2002. Caroline does the accounting and general office management and assists the director when needed. She enjoys crossword puzzles, word games and making forms.








Shannon Palmer, Billing Specialist
Shannon moved from Wyoming to Wimberley in August 2008 with her husband and three children. She works in the office managing all of the medical billing and assisting Caroline and Ken.













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