Operations Team and Board of Directors

This is the 2019 operations team and board of directors for the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps. 

WALTER DZIEMIAN  Captain Board of Directors

WALTER DZIEMIAN
Captain
Board of Directors

WALTER DZIEMIAN

Captain Walter Dziemian has been in volunteer EMS since 1994 and worked as an auxiliary member of the NYPD Emergency Services Unit for 20 years. He has been a member of RVAC for 3 years. Captain Dziemian is the facilities manager at the LeFrak Center at Prospect Park, a 74 million dollar facility.


ABRAHAM DOWNES  1st Lt. of Operations Board of Directors

ABRAHAM DOWNES
1st Lt. of Operations
Board of Directors

Abraham Downes

No biography available at this time. 


ANA MARIE KLINGOS  1st Lt. of Admin. Board of Directors

ANA MARIE KLINGOS
1st Lt. of Admin.
Board of Directors

ANA MARIE KLINGOS

Lieutenant Klingos has been with Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps for two years and has been an EMT for three years. Lieutenant Klingos was promoted to 1st Lieutenant of Administration in January 2018.


STEVEN SHARKEY 2nd Lt. of Training

STEVEN SHARKEY
2nd Lt. of Training

Steven Sharkey

Lieutenant Sharkey has been a member of the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps since September of 2013, months before receiving his EMT certification in early 2014. He is a certified EMS educator through the Department of Health and works as a hazardous materials EMT in Brooklyn.


ZEV VEL  2nd Lt. of Service

ZEV VEL
2nd Lt. of Service

Zev Vel

Lieutenant Vel joined the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps in 2018. His work lead to the creation of the new RVAC website and the donation of numerous devices won in a competition last year. Lt. Vel studies Psychology at the City College of New York and is pursuing pre-requisites to become an emergency department nurse.


KATHLEEN SEXTON Board of Directors

KATHLEEN SEXTON
Board of Directors

KATHLEEN SEXTON

Kathleen Sexton joined Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps in 2005, she is a life honorary member of RVAC and the former 1st Lieutenant of Operations. Captain Sexton has been a practicing EMT for 18 years. EMT Sexton also holds a B.A. in Psychology and teaches children who require special education. 


ANGEL CALDERON  Treasurer

ANGEL CALDERON
Treasurer

ANGEL CALDERON

No biography available at this time. 


GEORGE DELGADO  Secretary, Board of Directors

GEORGE DELGADO
Secretary, Board of Directors

GOERGE DELGADO

No biography available at this time.


JESUS RODRIGUEZ Chair, Board of Directors

JESUS RODRIGUEZ
Chair, Board of Directors

JESUS RODRIGUEZ

Jesus D. Rodriguez is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps. As Chairman he is the Chief Operating Officer of the organization. He is tasked with the responsibility of making sure the organization succeeds as a whole and that the wishes of the board are carried out. Chairman Rodriguez has been an EMT for 9 years and has been involved in EMS for 12 years. He has been a member of the organization since 2012 and is additionally an active life time member of RVAC serving in various leadership roles such as Lieutenant and Captain of the organization. Chairman Rodriguez is also a CPR instructor and enjoys training new recruits on the Ambulance.


SEAN GRAVES Vice Chair, Board of Directors

SEAN GRAVES
Vice Chair, Board of Directors

SEAN GRAVES

Board Member Graves has been an EMT for 16 years and been a member with Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps since 2008. Sean Graves additionally sits on the board of the NYC Regional EMS Council (REMSCO) and teaches at Rescue Training Institute (RTI EMS). 


KEVIN MAHONEY Member, Board of Directors

KEVIN MAHONEY
Member, Board of Directors

KEVIN MAHONEY

No biography available at this time.