Director of Special Operations
Since 2016, Glen Simpson, AEMT and Director of Special Operations for Community Ambulance offers event venues and producers his more than 15 years of experience in designing special medical standby plans and coordinating their implementation in Southern Nevada. Between the years 2008 and 2012, Glen personally oversaw the further development of special event medical services for his former employer, Medic West Ambulance. In 2012 he moved into the operations manager position for AMR’s special event medical services.
Focused on crowd management and employee and patient safety, Glen has successfully earned the repeat business of numerous major events like the Electric Daisy Carnival, Rock in Rio, Route 91 Harvest Festival, etc. Simpson credits his success to fostering and maintaining excellent relationships with venues, producers and the public safety officials in Clark County, Nevada. Additionally, Glen’s approach to employee training and testing, his meticulous attention to detail and continual follow-up with venue and event producers has distinguished him as “expert” in the niche of special event medical services. Glen is a frequent conference speaker regarding Special Event Medical Services. Most recently, he spent most of 2018 and 2019 presenting for more than 30 venues here and abroad regarding his role during the October 1, 2017 mass shooting at the Harvest Festival.
Marketing Special Event Medical Services – Addressing Venue Manager and Event Producer Concerns Venue managers who are pulled in a dozen different directions when securing crowd-drawing events for their facilities often consider contracting to satisfy an event’s medical standby insurance requirements as just a box to check. Incidences like the 1 October 2017 Mass Shooting […]