Suzanne Prentiss

SPrentiss-2018Sue serves as the executive director of the American Trauma Society, leading efforts to grow and support the organization’s programs, research, and resources. She works with leadership on the development and enhancement of trauma systems, regionalized systems of care and resources to assist providers in the treatment of trauma patients. Sue has more than 20 years of experience in emergency medical services (EMS) leadership at the state, regional and national level, including serving as the state of New Hampshire’s Trauma System coordinator. Since 2017, she has been an advocate for the Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate CompAct (REPLICA), a program of the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO). She was the manager of EMS at the Concord Hospital Emergency Department (NH), Level II trauma center since 2010, and before that she worked as the EMS bureau chief for the State of New Hampshire. Currently, Sue is serving her fifth two-year term as the city councilor in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and her second term as Lebanon’s mayor. She received a B.A. in Sociology from Saint Michael’s College and an MPA from the University of Phoenix. In 2014, Sue attended Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. Sue continues to maintain a certification as a nationally registered paramedic. She joined ASMI in 2017.