Meet Our Board Of Directors
Success starts with trustworthy and experienced leadership, and at RuralMed, our leaders have both. Meet the members of our Board of Directors who have 100 years of combined EMS and paramedic experience. Many of our board members also have military experience.
Ethan Bouser, Owner / CEO
Ethan has 20 years of EMS service, beginning his career in 1996 as an EMT. He earned his Illinois Paramedic Certification in 2012 and immediately went further to earn his National Registered Paramedic and National Association of EMS Educators Lead Instructor Certification. Ethan has taught Paramedicine at the College Level for four years. Ethan has worked both inner city and rural EMS and has logged an impressive 25,000 transports and 800,000 miles driven in an ambulance. He has held a variety of different positions during his EMS career and has developed an effortless sense of leadership as well as a reputation for honesty and integrity.
Lucinda Spencer, Board of Directors
Lucinda, “Cindy,” has 23 years of EMS service, beginning her career in 1993 acquiring her licensure as Registered Professional Nurse. Cindy began her EMS service providing care as an Emergency Department nurse in rural Emergency Departments as well as Level One Trauma Centers.
Kimberly Bouser, Owner / Board of Directors
Kimberly has 24 years of EMS service, beginning her career in 1992 as a Volunteer EMT with Kinmundy-Alma Fire Department. Kim earned her Paramedic Certification in 1999 and has transported and cared for thousands of patients during her EMS career. Kim acquired her Registered Professional Nurse licensure in 2006 and has continued her career providing service as an Emergency Department Nurse in a rural hospital.
Jennifer Glaspell, Board of Directors
Jennifer has 33 years of full-time service with the United States Air Force/Air Force Reserve. Jennifer began her career straight out of high school, enlisting shortly after graduation. Jennifer has served with distinction earning multiple awards and accommodations: *Meritorious Service Medal, *Air Force Commendation Medal (3), *Air Force Achievement Medal (2), *Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (5), *National Defense Service Medal. Jennifer has extensive military training in leadership, safety, compliance. She holds multiple professional licenses and certificates including Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certificate, and currently holds a Secret Security Clearance.
Scott Casolari, Owner / Board of Directors
Scott comes to us with 17 years of Emergency Medical Service experience. Scott began his career in 1999 as an Emergency Medical Technician with Clay County Hospital. Scott has dedicated to furthering his education and earned his Illinois Paramedic Certificate in 2013.
Aaron Bouser, Board of Directors
Aaron Bouser comes to us with 10 years Air Force experience where he earned two Air Force Achievement Medals, the National Defense Service Ribbon, and the AF Small Arms Marksmanship ribbon. He went on to work at one of the nation’s largest steel mills. There he ran heavy equipment, worked in equipment maintenance and ran a fabrication team. Along with these duties, he was a medical first responder with 15 years of experience.