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Leadership

BENNINGTON RESCUE SQUAD LEADERSHIP

ADMINISTRATION

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Forest Weyen, MBA, Paramedic

Forest Weyen is the Executive Director of Bennington Rescue Squad. Forest has worked for EMS agencies from small volunteer agencies to large urban services, including spending a year assisting with the development of the EMS Service in Doha, Qatar and working for the Kentucky Board of EMS. Forest has a Bachelor’s in Emergency Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Masters in Business Administration from West Virginia University and has completed a one year post graduate administrative fellowship in healthcare administration.

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Bill Camarda, MS, Critical Care Paramedic

Bill Camarda is the Director of Operations of Bennington Rescue Squad.  Bill’s experience includes small volunteer agencies to large combination services (ambulance, fly car, and specialty care transport).  Bill’s background includes supervisory and managerial experience in operations, quality, and education.  Bill has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State College and a Masters in Science with subspecialty in Healthcare Administration from New England College.  Bill is also GE Healthcare trained as a Lean Greenbelt.

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

OPERATIONS

Officers

Capt. Vandale, Capt. Berry, Lt. Bowman, Capt. Condon, and Capt. Kilpatrick

CAPTAINS

Justin Berry, AEMT

Fleet Coordinator

Justin is the Fleet Coordinator for Bennington Rescue Squad.  In the spring of 2004, Justin began his public safety career as a Volunteer Firefighter in Whitingham, VT. Soon after, in the fall of 20014, he began his EMS career as a Volunteer EMS provider for Whiting Ambulance Service. At Whitingham, Justin held a position on the Board of Trustees, and eventually the position of EMS chief.  In July of 2006, Justin joined Bennington Rescue as a provisional member, and was hired to a full time position in 2014. Justin was promoted to Lieutenant in January of 2016 and Captain in December of 2016. 


 


Michael Condon, Paramedic

Logistics

 

 

 



Philip Kilpatrick, Critical Care Paramedic

Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP) Coordinator

 

 

 



Katie Vandale, BS, Paramedic

CPR Education/Employee Health and Safety Coordinator

 

LIEUTENANTS

Craig Bowman

Craig Bowman, AEMT

Special Operations Coordinator