Central Region Director (3rd Term)
Chief Joshua A. Krull was hired as the EMS Chief of Operations for Osage Ambulance District in June of 2012 after 10 years of service. He is a 20-year veteran of emergency services and started his career as a volunteer first responder with Osage EMS in May of 2002. In June of 2004, he completed certification as an EMT and worked in that capacity full time until December of 2006 when he received his paramedic license. In 2008 Krull established a training entity for the ambulance district and was promoted to Education Coordinator.
In addition to his EMS duties with Osage Ambulance District, Chief Krull also works as Flight Paramedic, Deputy Sheriff and volunteer firefighter. He has 10 years of experience as an emergency dispatcher and served in the capacity of dispatch supervisor for 4 of those years.
Chief Krull is a Certified Ambulance Service Manager and Certified Ambulance Compliance Officer. In addition, he is an EMS Instructor and training center faculty for American Heart Association’s BLS and ACLS disciplines . He is also an instructor for EVOC, PHTLS, AMLS and GEMS.
Chief Krull currently serves as the Region F EMS Mutual Aid Coordinator and is an Ambulance Strike Team Leader. He has completed training in basic and advanced National Incident Management Systems courses.
Chief Krull was appointed in 2015 to fill a vacancy for the Central Region on the MEMSA Board of Directors.