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									                         KRISTINA A. LONG, BAS, NREMT-P
                           Paramedicine Program Director/Instructor
                              Flathead Valley Community College
                                      Kalispell, Montana
                                       klong@fvcc.edu


Ms. Kristina A. Long has been a dedicated member of the public safety profession her entire career.
She currently serves as the Paramedicine Program Director and Instructor for Flathead Valley
Community College (FVCC). FVCC offers an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in
Paramedicine, and Ms. Long is currently working on curriculum development for a proposed
Emergency Management A.A.S. program at FVCC.

Prior to her employment with FVCC, Ms. Long taught as an adjunct instructor in EMS courses. She
worked as a paramedic with emergency medical services agencies in both Flathead and Lake
Counties (Montana), where she was also employed as a 911 dispatcher. Ms. Long served as the
sheriff’s administrative assistant and dispatch supervisor in Lake County for former Sheriff William
Barron.

Ms. Long has extensive experience in both law enforcement and emergency medical services
spanning more than 25 years. She was a patrol officer and then a patrol sergeant at Radford
University while also serving as a paramedic for several emergency medical services in southwest
Virginia. She was awarded the VFW Paramedic of the Year award in Radford, Virginia. She has
recently gained experience as a firefighter/EMS captain with the Smith Valley Fire Department in
Kalispell, Montana.

Ms. Long owns West Flathead EMS, a private, advanced life support EMS transport service in
Flathead County. She is actively involved in the development of a county-wide EMS system in
Flathead County, Montana, serving as co-chair of the Flathead County EMS advisory users group.
Ms. Long is a certified National Registry EMT-Paramedic and is licensed as a paramedic in the
State of Montana. She has formerly been certified as a law enforcement officer and instructor with
the Virginia Department of Justice, and as a paramedic in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Ms. Long attained her B.A.S. in applied science with a concentration in criminal justice and
communications from Montana State University, Billings. She received a certificate in both law
enforcement and forensic science, and an A.A.S. in police science from New River Community
College, along with both an A.A. and A.S. degree from Flathead Valley Community College. She
has completed 2 years toward her juris doctor degree from Concord Law School, a division of
Kaplan University.




                                                                                         June 4, 2010

								
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