Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission Announces Executive Director Departure and Initiation of National Search

Peter J. Hicks, NEMTAC Vice President Named Interim Executive Director.
Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation
Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - June 1, 2022 - PRLog -- Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission ( today announced the departure of its' Executive Director Melissa Jankowski. The NEMTAC Board of Directors also announced the appointment Peter J. Hicks to the role of interim Executive Director. Mr. Hicks is a Founding Board Member and currently serves as Board Vice President.

"We are all very grateful for Melissa's many contributions in growing NEMTAC to where it is today. During her tenure, the organizations national accreditation and certification programs were implemented, and her efforts set the foundation for NEMTAC's role in transforming the medical transportation industry. Melissa has an exciting professional opportunity to pursue, and we wish her well on her new endeavors," said Effie Carlson, NEMTAC Board President."

"Since NEMTAC's inception in 2018, Melissa has been a trusted leader, whose acumen helped establish NEMTAC as the Accredited Standards Developer for the NEMT industry through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). In 2020, her efforts helped NEMTAC successfully navigate through one of the most unprecedented challenges the industry has faced. We are grateful for the leadership Melissa brought to the organization and wish her well, said NEMTAC's Founder, Michael Shabkie.

As a non-profit organization, NEMTAC is led by an experienced and highly capable Board of Directors and Advisory Board members. The Board of Directors will be initiating a national search to identify the next Executive Director to lead the organization and continue its mission to implement ANSI national standards that reflect the expanding need for safe, efficient medical transportation services.

About NEMTAC: Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) serves as the ANSI Accredited Standards Developer for the medical transportation industry. NEMTAC standards represent industry best practices to ensure consistently high-quality customer care, safe vehicle operations and ethical business practices. In addition to accreditation, NEMTAC offers advanced education and training certificate programs to individuals working in or seeking a career in the NEMT industry. Please visit to learn more. For inquires or questions please contact us at

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