Contact Us

SCEMSS staff information is listed below, Our office hours are typically Monday – Friday 8-4:30 (closed holidays and weekends).

David J Mikolajczak, DO, FACOEP, EMS Medical Director 815-300-7427

Lonnie Polhemus, RN, MSN, NREMT-P, EMS System Manager 815-300-7430

In addition to all managerial duties Lonnie is the contact for patient care follow-ups, Emergency Preparedness, and the Quality Assurance/Improvement Program.

Marilyn Zanelli, AAS, NREMT-P, Operations Coordinator 815-300-2900

Marilyn coordinates Agency and EMS Personnel system entry, initial licensure, relicensure, inspections, pyxis entry, good standing letters , special events, publications, and website maintenance.  Find more detailed information on the “Operations”, “Licensure”, “System Entry” and “Good Standing Letter” pages.

William Kallal, CCEMT-P, Education Coordinator 815-300-7425

Bill coordinates the Paramedic Education Program as well as oversees our ACLS, PALS and ITLS courses. Visit the “Courses” page for more information.

Scott Pucel, EMT-P, Instructor  815-300-2909

Scott coordinates the System CE program through “Moodle”, the EMT Program, assists the Education Coordinator with all courses, and assists the System Manager with Quality Assurance.

Richard Putra, American Heart Training Center Coordinator, Instructor  815-300-7589

Rick coordinates our American Heart Association Community Training Center and class registration for ACLS and PALS. Visit the “AHA CTC” page for more information. Rick is also an instructor for the Paramedic and EMT programs as well as the BLS, ACLS and PALS courses.