Todd Mullenix, Board Chair

Michael Todd Mullenix (Todd) lives with a wonderful wife and two teen aged people in Winston Salem NC. He is a Paramedic Instructor at Baptist Hospital and is a American Mountain Guides Association certified Single Pitch Instructor. Todd loves helping people with medical emergencies in difficult environments.

Matthew Mauzy, Treasurer

Matthew Mauzy is Chief of the South Orange Rescue Squad and a member of its Technical Rescue Team, one of the first Technical Rescue Teams developed in North Carolina.   Matthew Mauzy has served as Chief of South Orange Rescue Squad since 2004 and has been a member of SORS since 1996, and has served in various roles within both the EMS Division and the Technical Rescue Team.  He's a certified swiftwater rescue, rope rescue, and ICS instructor.  He's also been a firefighter, Captain, and Safety Officer for the New Hope Fire Department. Mauzy currently serves as the Rescue Team Lead for the LUH-72 section of the North Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (NCHART).

Seth Hawkins, Chief

Seth Collings Hawkins began rock climbing in Vermont in the 1980s, where he worked as a climbing instructor at Farm & Wilderness. He went on to become an emergency physician specializing in EMS and wilderness medicine. Seth is the founder of the Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship and the Appalachian Mountain Rescue Team. He serves as Medical Advisor to the NC Outward Bound School's climbing program and Medical Director of the Burke EMS Special Operations Team, which provides emergency response to climbing areas in Linville Gorge, the deepest gorge in the eastern United States. Seth holds physician board certification in both emergency medicine and EMS/field medicine. He was named a "Hero of Emergency Medicine" by the American College of Emergency Physicians in 2008 for his wilderness medicine work, and was named one of the Top 10 EMS Innovators of 2011 by the Journal of EMS. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is also the first physician ever to be designated a Master Fellow by the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. In addition to enjoying recreational climbing he also teaches for rescue and climbing medicine programs around the country, including the annual Carolina Wilderness EMS Summit, which he established in 2012.

Corey Winstead, Asst. Chief

Corey Winstead lives at the base of Table Rock Mountain where he works as a Climbing Instructor for the North Carolina Outward Bound School. His love of all things vertical keeps him on the go, inspecting ropes courses, teaching high angle rescue, and climbing for fun whenever possible. Corey is a Nationally Registered Wilderness EMT, an Assistant Provider of the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor curriculum, and a former WFR Instructor for the Wilderness Medicine Institute. His passion for the mountains and for helping others drives his involvement in AMRT.

Karsten Delap

Karsten Delap spends his life pursuing his passion of climbing and guiding all throughout the world. He is a Certified Rock and Alpine guide through the American Mountain Guides Association where he is also on the board of directors. He also likes to give back to the communities he works in by helping others in need. Karsten volunteers for the Transylvania County Rescue Team as an EMT-B and as their “go to” high angle rescue guy.

Bryan Simon

Bryan Simon, a native of West Virginia, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, a former U.S. Army infantry officer, and a graduate of the US Army Ranger School. After an injury in 2003, he left the military to pursue other goals. He is also an AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor (SPI), a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine,and holds a Diploma in Mountain Medicine (DiMM) from the UIAA/ICAR/ISMM. He is co-owner of Vertical Medicine Resources, a regional editor for the American Alpine Club's Accidents in North American Mountaineering, and serves on the editorial board for the journal, Nursing. He is also the climbing medicine columnist for Wilderness Medicine magazine. Bryan writes on a variety of subjects related to wilderness and climbing medicine and adventure sports and his work has been featured in Climbing, Dead Point Magazine, Wilderness Medicine, and Nursing, among others.

Aram Attarian

Dr. Aram Attarian has been a professional in the fields of adventure recreation and outdoor leadership for over 40 years. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. Aram’s teaching and research focuses on the human dimensions of outdoor recreation. He was an Instructor, Climber, and Course Director at the North Carolina Outward Bound School and currently serves on the School’s Board of Directors where he Chairs the Safety Committee. Aram is a member of the American Alpine Club Safety Advisory Council and is the Associate Editor for Accidents in North American Mountaineering. He has recently published Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs: Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, & Misadventures (Human Kinetics, 2012). He is a certified Wilderness First Responder and certified Single Pitch Instructor with the American Mountain Guides Association.

Bill Campbell

Bill Campbell began climbing while in college in the late 1970s, to continue his love of outdoor adventure which also includes whitewater kayaking, touring kayaking, backpacking, bicycle touring, snow skiing, diving and trekking into the wilderness on 6 continents thus far to capture images and video as a professional nature photographer. Bill was one of the charter members of the North American Nature Photography Association and has served in numerous capacities including President of the largest group of nature photographers in the world. In addition to his photography career, Bill is a residency trained physician who has practiced Emergency Medicine for most of his career.

Besides Emergency Medicine, Bill has been participating in Wilderness Medicine since the 1980s and was the Medical Advisor for the Great American Photography Workshops as well as the team physician for most sports for Oak Ridge High School athletics . He serves as an instructor for the National Park Service Basic Technical Rescue Training Course and is a NASAR SAR Tech 3 instructor. He participates with the Technical Rescue Teams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Obed Wild and Scenic River and the Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area as well as a climbing volunteer in the Obed Wild and Scenic River. He also serves on the Blount County (TN) Rescue Squad SARtech and Water Operations technical rescue teams.

He is certified in Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) and is also a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine and has recently completed the Nepal Diploma in Mountain Medicine. He is a member of the Helicopter Recue Response Association. He has participated in the Carolina Wilderness EMS Summit and also the Wilderness Medical Society Medical School elective as an instructor. He brings 30+ years of outdoor and medical experience to the board.

Robert Green

Member of South Orange Rescue Squad for 30 years. Founded the South Orange Technical Rescue Team in 1991, the first volunteer Technical Rescue Team in North Carolina- trained in High-Angle Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue and Confined Space Rescue. North Carolina Emergency Rescue Technician Instructor, Technical Rope Rescue Instructor and Swiftwater Rescue Instructor. Rescue 3 International Swiftwater Rescue Technician and Swiftwater Rescue Technician-Advanced Instructor, Rope Rescue Technician Instructor. Graduate of the North Carolina Mountain Rescue School, Rescue 3 International Helicopter Aquatic Rescue and Helicopter Aquatic Crew Chief courses and numerous other civilian rescue courses. Prior military dive instructor and helicopter operations instructor. Avid ice-climber and mountaineer.

Greg Huntley

Greg Huntley joined the US marine corps in 1981 and served in numerous positions and areas around the globe, including service as a Marine Corps Drill Instructor and Senior Instructor in the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare School.  In this capacity he taught Summer and Winter Survival, Patrol Techniques, Rock and Ice Climbing, and High and Low Angle Ropes and Rescue Techniques. After his military career he founded Carolina Outdoor Adventures, a mountaineering/outdoor survival guide service in North Carolina.  Greg has served as a security contractor/operator in the middle east and has been deployed to Cuba, Korea and Panama, and currently serves as a lieutenant in the burke county sheriff's office.

Johnathon Voegeli

Johnathon Voegeli, a North Carolina native started his calling by joining the volunteer fire service in 2000. Since then he has held numerous positions within the fire/rescue community including Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatch certified 911 telecommunicator, ICS Communications Unit Leader (COML) certified radio systems technician, and Emergency Medical Technician. Today, among other volunteer organizations Johnathon works regularly as a Critical Care Unit Registered Nurse and in the private sector consulting for local government Next Generation 911 (NG911) infrastructure support.