Our Board of Directors is elected each calendar year in December. Four Directors are in charge of their respective departments. The Executive Director oversees all operations/functions at UMass EMS.

Executive Director

Michael Ariskin is a Junior at UMass Amherst. He has worked at UMEMS since his first semester at UMass. He is a double major in Biology and Economics.

Email me @ umassemsed@gmail.com with any general questions about UMass EMS!

Director of Operations

Brian Keefe is a Junior at UMass Amherst. He has worked at UMEMS since his first semester at UMass. Brian is pursuing a BDIC in Emergency Medical Services Management.

Email me @ doumassems@gmail.com with any questions/issues regarding UMass EMS field operations.

Director of Training

Meg Carey

Meg is a sophomore at UMass Amherst. She has been a member of UMass EMS since her first semester freshman year. Outside of UMEMS she also works for Bolton Fire and EMS in her home town. Meg is studying nutrition and kinesiology in hopes of becoming a physical therapist.

Email dtumassems@gmail.com with any questions regarding upcoming trainings, continuing education opportunities, or to sign up for one of our classes!

Director of Finance

Nina Olds is a sophomore at UMass Amherst. She obtained her EMT certification in her home state of New Jersey and works there as an EMT. She has worked with UMass EMS since her freshman year. Nina is currently pursuing a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a minor in history.

Email me at dfumassems@gmail.com with any questions regarding finances or to pay a bill/invoice.

Director of Administration

David Cellucci is a Junior at UMass Amherst. This is Dave's third year with UMass EMS. He studies Psychology-Neuroscience. He obtained his EMT at Old Colony Emergency Education. Currently he works as a technician in the emergency department at South Shore Hospital.

Email daumassems@gmail.com with questions regarding required certifications or general administration questions.

EMS Coordinator

Dominic Singh has been an active EMS provider for 22 years, the last 18 at the paramedic level. He has worked for a variety of collegiate, private, fire based, and non-profit EMS agencies throughout Massachusetts. He still works actively for both the Amherst Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic and Spencer EMS as their Chief of Operations. He was hired as the first dedicated EMS Coordinator to UMass Amherst EMS in May of 2013. A regular lecturer at the annual National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, Mr. Singh teaches a variety of EMS continuing education topics and is lead instructor for the on-campus EMT initial training program.

Email jdsingh@ehs.umass.edu to request an EMS detail for your event or for any help in renewing your EMT certifications.