Sho-Pai Emergency Medical Services
Welcome to the Shoshone-Paiute (or Owyhee) EMS service of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation
To contact us:
Emergency Response Center
1935 Fire Lane
PO Box 219
Owyhee, NV 89832
|Phone: 911 for emergencies|
(775)757-2046 (Non-emergencies only)
| Below are the dedicated employees of the Owyhee EMS department. |
Kenny is the Director of the EMS department. He is an EMT-Intermediate and has been in the EMS field for 20 years. In addition to maintaining the service, Kenny also provides all of the training for future and current EMTs. Kenny is an avid flyfisherman and with his local knowledge he has been known to shame all the other anglers on the reservoirs.
Lenny is an EMT-I and has worked for the department since 1991. Lenny is one of the full time EMTs and dedicates a lot of her time in keeping the ERC staffed. Lenny is also active in ranching, bead-work, and other Native American activities.
Greg Thomas Jr.
Greg is a full-time EMT-B that’s been aboard the EMS dept. for a long time. He is an avid guitar player and singer and rocks out for Tribal employee gatherings and his church.
Bruce, is a full-time EMT-B that started with the service in 2007. He is an avid basketball player and also coaches youth in basketball and other sports during free time.
Matthew is a full-time EMT-B that started with the department in early 2008. Matthew moved here from Las Vegas, NV and enjoys the local community and area. He is active and likes to play sports like basketball and running.
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Virgil is a intermittent EMT-I and works full time as a physician’s assistant. He is one of the many veterans of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation serving the United States during the Vietnam War. Virgil was also the Director of the service at one time but went on for further education
Janie is a full time EMT-I and is also a long time member of the service. She enjoys cooking and putting on bake sales. Janie also works as beautician.
Marklin is a full-time EMT-B that started with the department in early 2008. He is an easy going and very nice person. He enjoys playing guitar, listening to music, and going to concerts, particularly rock and metal.
Clayton Thomas is a part-time EMT-B who has recently become recertified in early 2008. He also works for the Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Dept. as a game warden. Clayton enjoys outdoor activities such as fishing and hunting.
Jake is a part-time EMT-B since 2006. He also works at the Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Dept. as fisheries biologist and also is on the volunteer fire department. Jake enjoys fly fishing, chukar hunting, and home-brewing.