Eric Schultz was appointed EMS Chief in 2020. He began his career as an EMT and Volunteer Firefighter with Westminster Fire Department in 1992. In 1995, he was hired by North Washington Fire and in 1996 he attended the C.A.P.E. Paramedic program as one of the first three Paramedics for the District’s new ALS Program. Previously he has served as a Firefighter, Paramedic, EMS Lieutenant, Fire Lieutenant, and EMS Captain. Eric has a Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management/Fire Science from Waldorf University. He is also currently a Nationally Registered Paramedic, with additional certifications in ACLS, PALS, Fire Officer, Fire and EMS Instructor, Haz-Mat Operations and Incident Safety Officer. Additionally, he has completed the Management of EMS and Community Risk Reduction courses at the National Fire Academy.