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 (512) 834-6737
Administrative Assistant
Holly Covert (737) 218-7068
EMS Specialists
Chris Meyer (512) 834-6705
Criminal Background Investigation
Heather Godinez (512) 834-6746 
Keli Rockett (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
Fernando Posada, Phone: (713) 767-3331, Cell: (713) 202-5245
Administrative Assistant
Barbara Smith, (713) 767-3333

EMS Specialists 
David Artificavitch, Phone: (713) 767-3337, Cell: (713) 839-5874
Shelly Cino, Phone: 713-767-3335, Cell 713 839 5573

John Melton , Phone: (713) 767-3334, Cell: (713) 842-0713
Chuck Rowe Phone: (713) 767-3336, Cell: (832) 477-7718

 

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
Joey Ancelet 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, (817) 264-4721
Administrative Assistant
LaToya Holly, (817) 264-4720 
EMS Specialists
David Post, (817) 264-4724
Andrew Cargile, (817) 718-3074
 

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
300 Victory Drive, PO Box 60968, WTAMU Station, Canyon, TX 79016-0968 

(806) 477-1126 (Voice)
(806) 655-7159 (Fax)

EMS Specialist
Vacant  (806) 477-1126 
 

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

806-385-2010 (Direct Number)
806-385-2001 (Fax)

EMS Specialist 
Sharon King 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, (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
Steven Audd, (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, (210) 949-2052
Administrative Assistant
Ester Dimas, (210) 949-2189
EMS Specialists
Alexis Maloney, (210) 949-2113 

Jeffrey N. Duncan, (210) 949-2007
Robert Reynolds, (210) 949-2148 

 
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, (432) 571-4105
 

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, (915) 834-7709
 

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, (361) 878-3447
 

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, (956) 421-5520

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Last updated August 21, 2019