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Management Team

copterThe Athens County EMS management team consists of our Chief, Assistant Chief, the Training Coordinator, Compliance Officer, five Captains, and two Lieutenants. 

The Chief, and Assistant Chief, are on a 40 hour work week with night and weekend on-call responsibilities. The Compliance Officer is on a 40 hour work week and the Training Coordinator is Part time hourly per the needs of training.

Our Captains and Lieutenants work in the field as Paramedics but have specific management and leadership responsibilities.

A Duty Officer is on call 24 hours a day to manage emergent operational problems. This could include staffing issues, employee call-offs (sick, etc.), complaints, damage to EMS equipment, vehicles, or property, and emergency maintenance issues with ambulances.

To contact the Duty Officer by email, click HERE.

To contact the Duty Officer by telephone for an urgent issue during business hours, call (740) 764-4051.

For nights, weekends and holidays, call the Athens County 9-1-1 Center non-emergency line at (740) 594-6065 and ask to speak with the EMS Duty Officer.  The dispatcher may patch your call directly to the duty officer or they might obtain your name and phone number and have the duty officer return your call.

Administration Contacts:


Chief Amber Pyle - Director of EMS
office phone (740) 764-4051

Assistant Chief Randy Crossen Jr.
- Director of Operations
office phone (740) 764-4051

Staci Giles  -  Administrative Assistant
office phone (740) 764-4051

Gerald Carter
- Compliance officer
Office phone (740) 764-4082

Duan Moon- Training Coordinator
Office phone (740) 764-4081

Captain Tim Rodehaver  -  Coolville Station #52 Supervisor
contact by email

Captain -  Glouster Station #53 Supervisor
contact by email

Captain Robert Sochia  -  Nelsonville Station #54 Supervisor
contact by email

Captain Ron Herbert  -  Albany Station #55 Supervisor
contact by email

Captain Jason Hager  -  Athens Station #51 Supervisor
contact by email

Lieutenant Ann-Marie Callebs  -  Athens Station #51 Shift Commander
contact by email

Lieutenant Kevin Kesterson  -  Athens Station #51 Shift Commander
contact by email