The mission of the Kansas EMS Association is to be a single voice for EMS professionals, ambulance services and other interested entities, and to further the continued improvement of emergency medical services throughout Kansas.

KEMSA Position Available: Membership & Events Coordinator

KEMSA is growing, and we are looking to fill a part-time position for a membership & events coordinator. This position reports to the KEMSA COO and works closely with the entire board on job duties related to membership and events that support the mission of the organization.

Resumes and cover letters are due June 28.  See our job posting for more details.

Call for Nominations - KEMSA Board of Directors Due July 1

The nomination process is now open for vacancies on the KEMSA Board of Directors that will take office August 10, 2019 (during the KEMSA conference). These vacancies are for 3-year terms.

If you are interested, see complete details here.

2019 KEMSA Events

KEMSA is busy planning events that will be valuable to our members. Mark your calendars for the dates below, watch for other events, and check our website for complete details as they are available. We hope to see you at some of our events this year as we provide training and advocate for EMS in Kansas.
  • July 22-26 - Peer Support & Critical Incident Debrief Training - 40 hour basic training in Wichita, KS - REGISTER HERE.  Class size is limited so register early!
  • August 8-11 – KEMSA Annual Conference & Expo, Kansas Star Event Center in Mulvane, Kansas
    ATTENDEESRegister here.
    HOTEL RESERVATIONSReserve your hotel room now as they sell out every year!
  • October 3 – Administrators Society Meeting – noon at Celtic Fox (RSVP needed, members of the society will receive an email)
  • October 14-18 – EMS World Expo, New Orleans, LA (KEMSA members get discounted registration.  Get more details at
  • December 5 – Administrators Society Meeting – noon at Celtic Fox (RSVP needed, members of the society will receive an email)

Registration for the 2019 KEMSA Conference & Expo is now open.  Click on the register now button below for complete details, to download the brochure, and to register online.  We hope to see you there!

KEMSA is Looking for Exhibitors and Sponsors!

You are invited to join us as an exhibitor and sponsor to help us continue to provide a high quality educational conference for emergency medical services personnel in the state and surrounding areas - from first responders to paramedics, as well as physicians, educators, firefighters, service directors, managers and more!  We are planning for more than 450 attendees at our 2019 KEMSA Conference & Expo.

Exhibitor move-in: Aug. 8 | Exhibit days: Aug. 9 & 10, 2019
Location: Kansas Star Event Center, 777 Kansas Star Drive, Mulvane, KS 67110

Learn more about exhibitor opportunities here.
Learn more about sponsorship opportunities here.


KEMSA is a professional membership organization and does not regulate the EMS profession in Kansas.

KEMSA is proud that we have members in all 6 regions in Kansas with members located in 90 of the 105 counties in Kansas and five other states. About 85% of the services in Kansas have a service membership with KEMSA. KEMSA has more than 100 active service memberships, which represents more than 5,000 certified EMS attendants working within Kansas EMS agencies, and more than 2,000 active individual memberships.  Learn more about KEMSA here.

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