City of Lincoln
Fire & Rescue Department
Division Chief of EMS, Roger Bonin
Roger currently serves as the Division Chief in charge of EMS and Training with Lincoln Fire and Rescue. Roger joined the Department as a firefighter paramedic in 1996 and was assigned to Medic 7 after the ambulance takeover. He has served as a Medical Specialist with NETF-1 and has been deployed in that position to several incidents including the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and to hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
He was promoted to Captain in 1996 and was assigned as a HazMat Captain at Station 14 until he was reassigned as an EMS supervisor in 2010.
Roger is a Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic with a Critical Care Paramedic (CC-EMT-P) endorsement from UMBC. He has worked as a flight medic and as an emergency department medic in a large metropolitan trauma system. He was an EMS instructor from 1985 until 2007 and taught both BLS and ALS EMS classes. He has, at various times, been a CPR, ACLS and PALS instructor for different community colleges and agencies. He currently serves on various boards as an advisor on EMS topics.
This page last updated on: 02/03/12