The Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) was well represented at the 2020 Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) Regional EMS Council Awards ceremony this year. During a virtual event on Facebook Live on Tuesday evening, award winners were announced during a “news” show broadcast by ODEMSA filled with reporters featuring the winners and commercial breaks.

RAA’s Chief Operating Officer Michael Colman was recognized for “Outstanding EMS Leadership,” Logistics Manager Cory Bernardo was recognized for “Outstanding Contribution to EMS Health and Safety,” Paramedic Sarah McDaniel was recognized as “Outstanding Prehospital Provider” and Operational Medical Director Dr. Joseph Ornato was recognized as “Physician with Outstanding Contribution to EMS.”

The winners are automatically entered as nominees for the Governor’s EMS Awards where they will be considered against winners from other regions across the state. RAA would like to congratulate all of the 2020 winners. You can find out about all the award winners and watch the broadcast at