Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission Announces New Board Member
"We welcome Dan to the Board of Directors. His leadership and industry expertise will be a valued asset as we continue our focus on developing American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and accrediting exceptional NEMT organizations across the country." - Effie Carlson, NEMTAC's Board President.
Since its inception, Dan Reid has served as the Compliance and Regulatory Advisory Board co-chair. He is the President and Managing Member of Grove Transit, one of Mississippi's largest privately owned non-emergency transportation companies. As a NEMTAC accredited organization, the company operates a fleet of 25 NEMT vehicles providing wheelchair and sedan transportation throughout the Mississippi Pine Belt and Gulf Coast Areas.
"I am very excited to join NEMTAC's Board of Directors. The pace of technology improvements and operational changes in the NEMT industry has moved at warp speed, and I only see that trend continuing,"
Michael Shabkie, NEMTAC's Founder, commented, "Our board members come from diverse corporate backgrounds and include current and former medical transportation and healthcare executives. As a result, we have a talented leadership group in place as we help transform the industry. Over the upcoming months, the NEMTAC board will continue its search for additional visionary board members passionate about championing positive change within the industry."
About NEMTAC – Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) was established as a private, non-profit organization to improve the quality of care in America's medical transportation system. As an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer, NEMTAC standards represent industry best practices designed to ensure consistently high-quality customer care, safe vehicle operations, and ethical business practices. In addition to standards development, NEMTAC nationally accredits NEMT organizations and administers the Certified Transport Specialist (CTS), Certified Stretcher Operator (CSO), and Advanced Mobility Device Securement training programs. For more information, visit www.nemtac.org.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Its membership comprises businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations. The Institute represents the diverse interests of more than 125,000 companies and organizations and 3.5 million professionals worldwide.