Eric Schultz appointed Interim EMS Chief on June 1 st 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 attended the C.A.P.E. Paramedic program in 1996 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. He is 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 attended the Management of EMS and Community Risk Reduction courses at the National Fire Academy. Currently Eric is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management/Fire Science from Waldorf University.