ABOUT US

Staff & Board of Directors

 

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Adam P. Sigal, MD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & ADMINISTRATION

Matthew Stairiker, President

Luke C. Miller, Vice President

Philip R. Salamone, Director

Carol A. Wentzel, Secretary/Treasurer

Titus L. Wentzel, President Emeritus

PARAMEDICS

Ross Bilotta

Christopher L. Bixler

Theresa L. Blue

Justin C. Honeywell

Joseph L. Horst

Michael L. Jacobson

Rebecca L. Kantner

Erica R. Keim

Nathan J. Klein

Hunter A. Martin

Nathan O. Moyer

Luke P. Owens

John R. Schierer

Brian T. Szabo

Melissa R. Szabo

Brandon Tait

Mervin G. Wertz

ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS

Adrienne Fischer

Baron J. Klein

Sierra B. Moyer

Jacob D. Pinkasavage

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS

Alyssa D. Arndt

Drew D. Bechtel

Harriet Bombay

Mathew Dempsey

David M. Foley

Jonathan C. Fritz

Brian A. Gottschall

Marissa A. Gottschall

Stacy Kriebel

James D. Oswald

John C. Rivera

Sarah Shivers

Carley N. Stutzman

Jerry L. Wary

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OUR HISTORY

  Lower Alsace Ambulance Association [LAAA] has been proudly serving the municipalities of Lower Alsace Township, Mount Penn Borough, Saint Lawrence Borough, and Alsace Township since 1987. Since then, LAAA has grown from a predominately Basic Life Support all-volunteer organization

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to a 24/7 Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance provider supplying the south eastern Reading region with Emergency Medical Services.

 

  In late the late 1980's and early 1990's, like so many other volunteer ambulance organizations in Pennsylvania, many 

agencies struggled with recruitment and retention. With a booming economy, those that elected to volunteer, found themselves unable to provide the volunteer services they once could. In mid 1986, the Lower Alsace Fire Company was forced to disband their coverage to the region.

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  It took over a year, but thanks largely to advertising blitzes, community awareness, and generous community donations, Lower Alsace Volunteer Ambulance Association was born on November 24. 

 

  Today, LAAA responds to nearly 2,000 calls annually. The organization that started with one singular Basic Life Support ambulance now hosts three Advanced Life Support ambulances and one Advanced Life Support Chase unit.

The first licensure seal from unit 5557

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Announcement in the Reading Eagle (no date) of Lower Alsace Ambulance's return to service projections.

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The first licensure seal from unit 5557

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