Leadership

  • Chief

    Kevin Demmons started with Smithsburg EMS in 2007 and is currently the Chief of the Department, and an Emergency Medical Technician with the department. Kevin has been married to Emily Demm... Read full bio

  • Assistant Chief / Ops Director

    Warner “Ward” Fleger is a 35 year veteran of the EMS and Fire Service. At age 56, he comes from Mesa, Arizona where he served in many capacities for the Mesa Fire and Medical Department for... Read full bio

  • Lieutenant

    As Lieutenant at SEMS, Jamie brings over 15 years of experience in the emergency services industry to include several years as line officer at the Middletown Volunteer Fire Department. Recen... Read full bio

  • Sergeant

    Coming Soon

  • Vice President

    Melvin Smith graduated from North Hagerstown High School and attended Howard University with a major in biology, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree. Melvin is a former police offic... Read full bio

  • Treasurer

    Bio coming soon.

  • Board of Directors Member-At-Large

  • Administrative Assistant

    Coming soon

We are a volunteer, non-profit organization that provides 911 emergency care to the sick and injured. Our primary response area encompasses approximately 70 square miles - including the communities of Smithsburg, Leitersburg, Cascade, Pen Mar, Ringgold, Cavetown, Wolfsville, and Mt. Aetna. We also provide mutual aid to other areas of Washington County and Frederick County, Maryland, as well as Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Volunteer and Career Staff

  • Paramedic

    Mr. Michael Arnold was appointed to the Board of Directors as secretary in the middle of 2012. Mr. Arnold started as a volunteer at Smithsburg EMS in September 2009. After obtaining EMT-B ce... Read full bio

  • Paramedic

  • Paramedic

    Jeremy is a part-time paramedic for Smithsburg EMS. Jeremy has been with SEMS for over 10 years. Jeremy is a full-time Acting Assistant Chief for Community Rescue Service, having served as t... Read full bio

  • Paramedic

    Coming Soon

  • EMT

    William is a 1992 Graduate of South Hagerstown High School and attended Frederick Community College where he took several Emergency Medical Courses.  He also attended multiple off... Read full bio

  • EMT

    Bio Coming Soon.

  • EMT

    Bio Coming Soon

  • Charter Member

    Joe is a charter member of Smithsburg EMS, having been active with the department over the past thirty years. Joe is a certified EMT-B.