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RSAF 40 years color FINAL 768x770The next grant cycle for the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) is currently open until September 17, 2018 at 5:00pm. Grants will be awarded January 1, 2019. For additional information and to access the eGift program, click here. If you need assistance with your application or would like it to be reviewed before submission, contact the Council office. All grant applications are now submitted online. 

The Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations. Items eligible for funding include EMS equipment and vehicles, computers, EMS management programs, courses/classes and projects benefiting the recruitment and retention of EMS members.

Random1Registration for the 39th Annual Virginia EMS Symposium is open until Friday, October 5, 2018. This five-day training event helps EMS providers fulfill their continuing education needs, with more than 380 classes and 13 course tracks. These courses are also applicable for nurses and physicians. More

A Manzione 1It's with great pleasure that we announce the arrival of our new AHA Training Center Coordinator. Anthony Manzione assumed his duties with us on May 11, 2018. Anthony has been an AHA instructor for the past two years, an EMS provider since the 1980s, is retired from the FAA, and is currently a volunteer at Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company in Winchester. In his spare time he also works part-time for Valley Medical Transport. He'll keep the same e-mail address used by by previous Coordinators, which is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Feel free to stop in & meet him soon! 

Got a smart phone? The Council now has a new app for the regional protocols that's live & available for all iOS and Android devices!SmartphoneYou should be

able to find it with just a search of "Lord Fairfax EMS Council". Please let us know how you like it & if there's any suggested changes or additions. In the coming weeks look for more additions such as upcoming training opportunities! 

John PetrieThe Council is pleased to announce the addition of John Petrie to the staff as the new EMS Systems Coordinator. John retired from Prince William County Fire & Rescue as Battalion Chief and Paramedic. John holds a wide variety of certifications & licenses including Instructor III & Officer IV from the VA Department of Fire Programs. He received his Master of Arts in Disaster & Emergency Management from American Public University in 2010. John will begin his tenure on June 1, 2018.