Chief Scott Lail, EMT-P, FP-C, CFE
Scott began his EMS career in 1992. Shortly after his arrival into pre-hospital medicine, he became a Firefighter with the City of Cleburne, Texas. With his love for education, Scott became the EMS educator for his Fire Department, and other local agencies in need. He also joined Tarrant County College in Fort Worth as Adjunct EMS Faculty. In 1999, Scott became a Flight Paramedic with CareFlite in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas.
For over 26 years, Scott continued to work both Fire and EMS as well as Flight. He is currently the Fire Chief, a certified Master Firefighter and an EMS Instructor with the Cleburne Fire Department as well as a Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C). He recently “hung up his wings” after 19 years as a Flight Paramedic with CareFlite, though he still maintains his flight status just in case! Scott has lectured at state, national, and international conferences with a reputation as a dynamic speaker. He also recently appeared in an episode of “Miracle Detectives” on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Dr. Jeff Jarvis, Medical Director
Dr. Jeff Jarvis is the EMS Medical Director for Williamson County EMS and Marble Falls Area EMS in Central Texas. He maintains a clinical practice in the ED at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock, Texas. He is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. He began his career in EMS over 30 years ago, has worked in three states as a paramedic, and retains his active paramedic license today. He has served on multiple state and national committees to promote his profession including chair of the state EMS medical director’s committee as well as serving on the technical expert panel for the EMSAgenda2050 project. He teaches extensively and has authored multiple articles on EMS issues. His research interests include airway management and clinical performance measures. He is a proud father of two wonderful kids, a husband to a very patient wife of 27 years, and a loyal Texas Aggie. He maintains his fitness and what little sanity he has left by “running his crazy away”.
Deputy Chief Christopher Anderson
Christopher Anderson began as a volunteer firefighter with Santa Fe Fire & Rescue in 1999. Growing up Chris developed a passion for the fire service as he watched his father serve for 40 years as Fire Chief for Santa Fe Fire & Rescue. Chris was hired with the Port of Houston Fire department in 2006, followed by Galveston Fire Department in 2012. He attended the College of the Mainland fire academy graduating in 2004, where he then returned as an adjunct instructor in 2006. Chris promoted through the ranks to Deputy Chief with Santa Fe Fire & Rescue in 2018. Since then he has earned multiple certifications with the T.C.F.P and S.F.F.M.A. He is an active participant in TIFMAS where he was recently deployed to California. Recently in his hometown Deputy Chief Anderson was the Incident Commander of the Santa Fe High School shooting on May 18th 2018. He resides in Santa Fe with his wife, Ashlyn, and three children Trenton, Makenzie, and Cameron.