Co-Chair of Maryland Active Assailant Interdisciplinary Work Group
Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS)
Resources for Active Assailant Prevention, Preparedness & Response
Randy Linthicum, MS, NRP, CEM is the Director of Emergency Preparedness and Operations at the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS). In this role Randy directs the agency’s preparedness and operations activities. This includes regional coordination, emergency preparedness and response, and the Emergency Medical Response Center/System Communications Center (EMRC/SYSCOM). Prior to coming to MIEMSS, Randy was Chief of the Disaster and Client Services Bureau at the California Department of Social Services, responsible for the state role in for mass care and emergency assistance. Other prior roles include management of the Response Personnel Unit at the California Emergency Medical Services Authority, and disaster medical/health coordination for one of California’s six mutual aid regions. Randy has also worked for over 30 years in field level emergency medical services as a paramedic in California and Maryland.