EMS Field Offices

DSHS EMS Field offices are responsible for:

  • EMS Inspections 

  • EMS Educational Programs, Site-Reviews and Course Approvals

  • EMS Complaint Investigation

  • EMS Technical Assistance 


 

EMS FIELD OFFICES
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Central Unit
East Unit
North Unit
South Unit
How to e-mail

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Central Unit

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services                                                
PO Box 149347, Austin, TX 78714-9347

Street Address:
8407 Wall Street, N402, Austin, TX 78754

(512) 834-6700 (Voice)
(512) 834-6713 (Fax)

State EMS Director
Joseph Schmider
Phone: (512) 834-6737
Administrative Assistant
Holly Covert
Phone: (737) 218-7068
EMS Specialists
Chris Meyer

Phone: (512) 834-6705

Mattie Mendoza
Phone: (512) 834-6709

Criminal Background Investigation
Keli Rockett
Phone: (512) 834-6710

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East Unit

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services                                                
5425 Polk Avenue, Suite 480
Houston, TX 77023-1497

(713) 767-3333 (Voice)
(713) 767-3367 (Fax)  
East Unit Manager
Joey Ancelet
Phone: (713) 767-3331
Cell: (713) 202-5245
Administrative Assistant
Barbara Smith
Phone: (713) 767-3333

EMS Specialists 
Shelly Lynn Albi
Phone: (713) 767-3335

David Artificavitch
Phone: (713) 767-3337
Cell: (713) 839-5874

John Melton
Phone: (713) 767-3334
Cell: (713) 842-0713

Chuck Rowe
Phone: (713) 767-3336
Cell: (832) 477-7718

Miguel Vazquez
Phone: (713) 767-3392

 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
3105 Executive Blvd.  MC 0281
Beaumont, TX 77705

(409) 730-1838 (Voice)
(409) 730-1845 (Fax)

EMS Specialist
Jennifer Hays
Phone: (409) 730-1838
Cell: (409) 223-3191

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North Unit

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
1301 South Bowen Road, Suite 200, Arlington, TX 76013                         

(817) 264-4720 (Voice)
(817) 264-4725 (Fax)                     

North Unit Manager 
Valerie Tumlinson
Phone: (817) 264-4721
Administrative Assistant
Ayesha Demar
Phone: (817) 264-4720 

EMS Specialists 
James Gibson,
Phone: (817) 264-4723

Jason Oliver
Phone: (817) 264-4722

David Post
Phone: (817) 264-4724

 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services 
3407 Pony Express Way, MC: 5750, Amarillo, Texas 79118   

(806) 477-1126 (Voice) 
(806) 373-4758 (Fax)

EMS Specialist
Susan Garmany
Phone: (806) 477-1131
 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
EMS – MC 8431, 210 Marshall Howard Blvd. Littlefield, TX 79339

(806) 477-1131 (Voice)
806-385-2001 (Fax)

EMS Specialist 
Sharon King 
Phone: 806-385-2010
 
Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
4601 South First Street, Suite L, Abilene, TX 79605

(325) 795-5859 (Voice)
(325) 795-5853 (Fax)
EMS Specialist
Gary Griffith
Phone: (325) 795-5859
 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
2521 W. Front St., Tyler TX 75702

(903) 533-5309 (Voice)
(903) 533-5367 (Fax)

EMS Specialist
Josh Brents
Phone: (903) 533-5309

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South Unit

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services                                                     
7430 Louis Pasteur, San Antonio, TX 78229

(210) 949-2050 (Voice)
(210) 949-2010 (Fax)

South Unit Manager
Jaime Vallejo,
Phone: (210) 949-2052
Cell: (210) 372-3919

Administrative Assistant
Ester Dimas, (210) 949-2189

EMS Specialists
Alexis Maloney
Phone: (210) 949-2113 
Cell: (210) 219-3654

Jeffrey N. Duncan
Phone: (210) 949-2007
Cell: (210) 268-9707

Robert Reynolds, 
Phone: (210) 949-2148 
Cell: (210) 501-6514

 
Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
2301 North Big Spring, Suite 300, Midland, TX 79705

(432) 683-9492 (Voice)
(432) 685-3034 (Fax)
EMS Specialist

Edward Alberts
Phone: (432) 571-4105
Cell: (512) -391-9337

 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
401 E. Franklin Ave., Ste. 210, El Paso, TX 79901-1206

(915) 834-7709 (Voice)
(915) 834-7800 (Fax)

EMS Specialist

Raul Guerrero 
Phone: (915) 834-7709
Cell: (915) 449-2810

 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
5155 Flynn Parkway, Ste 447, Corpus Christi, TX 78411

(361) 878-3447 (Voice)
(361) 883-9942 (Fax)

EMS Specialist
Reyes Flores
Phone: (361) 878-3447
Cell: (361) 290-6241
 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
601 West Sesame Drive, Harlingen, TX 78550

(956) 423-0130 (Switchboard)
(956) 421-5520  (Voice)                            
(956) 444-3256 (Fax)

EMS Specialist
Jorge Alvarez
Phone: (956) 421-5520
Cell: (956) 244-3015

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Last updated August 12, 2020