Shawn Rayne was appointed Emergency Medical Services Chief Paramedic for Ada County in August of 2020. Shawn has 30 years of experience in the EMS field, with 19 years of leadership experience at Ada County Paramedics, including many years as a Deputy Director before taking a position with Boise Fire Department in early 2019 as their EMS Division Chief overseeing all EMS functions. Prior to his time with Ada County Paramedics, Shawn was a St. Alphonsus Life Flight Paramedic and a Medical Specialist in the United States Army.
Shawn has been actively involved in the local EMS community and in the field of emergency medicine throughout his career, having served as an instructor for the National EMS Management Association, a member of the State Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee (EMSAC), a Tactical Medical Team Commander, Deputy Director of Training and Emergency Preparedness, Volunteer Rescue Diver, and a member of the Southwest Idaho Time Sensitive Emergency Committee, among other things. Shawn earned his Paramedic Certificate from the Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee.
In his spare time, Shawn enjoys spending time outdoors with his family camping, hunting, fishing, skiing, and riding horses.
Peder Humlen-Ahearn has worked in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) since 1998, serving with Ada County Paramedics since 2001. In his current position as Deputy Chief-Paramedic, Peder oversees “Planning and Technology” focusing on strategic planning, system, and quality improvement. Peder served as a reserve patrol deputy at Ada County Sheriff’s Office for nearly fourteen years and studied counter-terrorism, emergency management, and international policing in the Middle East. Peder holds an AS in Paramedic Science from Keiser University in FL, a BAS in Public Safety Studies from Siena Heights University in MI, and a Masters degree in Public Safety Leadership and Administration (MPA) from Arizona State University. Peder is currently enrolled as a doctoral student at Liberty University studying public policy with an emphasis in social and foreign policy. In his time off, Peder spends time with his wife and three kids, doing home remodels, and camping.
John Blake has worked for Ada County Paramedics since 1999. Prior to his current position, John worked for Frontier Oil and Refining in Cheyenne, Wyoming where he aided in maintaining federal and state compliance. He also managed wastewater, groundwater and air compliance programs. In his current position, John oversees the operational functions of the department. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming. In his spare time, John enjoys rafting, fly fishing, camping, skiing and gardening. Ada County Paramedics describe John as “Approachable, sincere, real, earnest and a talented paramedic.”
Jeremy Schabot is our Deputy Director of Training and Safety. He has worked for Ada County Paramedics since 1997. Prior to beginning his EMS career, Jeremy attended Cornell University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. Throughout his career, Jeremy has been heavily involved in education, serving as a paramedic instructor for Ada County Paramedics and Idaho State University as well as serving as a Field Training Officer. He has also served as a Field Captain and Battalion Chief. In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family in the outdoors, skiing, fly fishing, backpacking, camping, and relaxing.
Stacy Winn has worked for Ada County Paramedics since 1999. Prior to her current position, Stacy worked for Ada County Paramedics’ billing office. Stacy now oversees all Ada County Paramedics’ programs and processes including, time management, new hires, travel coordination, budget management and allocation and she is also Secretary to the EMS Advisory Board. In her spare time, Stacy enjoys reading, working in her yard and traveling. Ada County Paramedic employees describe Stacy as “Organized, efficient, quick and someone you just want to be around.”
Linda Rosenwinkel has worked for Ada County Paramedics since 2009. Prior to her current position, Linda worked for a small credit union. When she started with Ada County, Linda worked as a billing department collector before taking the position of billing manager. Linda currently manages the Ada County Paramedics’ billing office for Ada County Paramedics’ ambulance services and coordinates patient and insurance payments. Linda received her degree in English from Boise State University. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and reading classic literature. Ada County Paramedic employees describe Linda as “Fun, fair and easy to work for.”
Clinton began working in the emergency medical service field in 1990 as a basic volunteer emergency medical technician in Camas and Blaine Counties. He then started his full time EMT career in Jerome County where he eventually became the Director. In 1997 Clinton came to Ada County Paramedics where he’s worked in our Field Training Officer program (FTO) and has served as the Safety Officer. He currently holds the title of Field Supervisor and FTO Coordinator. In his free time Clinton enjoys working on his parent’s farm. Ada County Paramedic employees describe Clinton as “Straightforward, no nonsense and just an all around good guy.”
Tina Lukecart has worked for Ada County Paramedics since 1997. Prior to working for Ada County, Tina was in the Idaho Army National Guard where she worked in flight operations as a Flight Medic and had administrative duties at a Regional Maintenance Training site. Currently, Tina is an Ada County Paramedics Field Supervisor where she also holds the title of TacMed Member and department Health and Safety Officer. Tina oversees field operations, the 911 EMS response system, coordinates health and safety operations and department policies as they apply to occupational safety and personnel wellness issues. In her spare time, Tina enjoys working with sport horses, hiking and spending time with friends and family. Ada County Paramedic employees describe Tina as “Strong, dedicated, resourceful and innovative.”
Janny Wing has worked for Ada County Paramedics since 2006. Prior to beginning her EMS career, Janny worked as the Operations Manager at a local waterpark, managing and training lifeguard and operations staff. Throughout her career at Ada County Paramedics, Janny has served as a Field Training Officer and Field Captain and is currently a member of the Peer Support Team. In her current Battalion Chief position, Janny also oversees our Field Training Program for new EMTs and Paramedics in our department. In her spare time, Janny enjoys traveling, rafting, hiking, camping, snowshoeing, and anything else that gets her outside with her husband and 2 rescued dogs.
Jake Oven has worked for Ada County Paramedics since 2001. Prior to coming to Ada County, Jake worked for several other Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies. In his current position, Jake oversees field supervision and manages electronic medical records (ePCR). Ada County Paramedics employees describe Jake as “dedicated, honest, intelligent and well respected in his profession.”
Christy Black began her career at Ada County Paramedics in 2006 and she currently holds the rank of Field Captain. Christy was born and raised in the small agricultural town of Watsonville, CA. She moved to Nampa in 2003. When she’s not at work, Christy enjoys spending her spring/summer/fall time off camping with her husband and dogs. She likes snowboarding in the winter and watching her dogs enjoy the snow. “But skydiving is my passion. Keeping strong and fit by hitting the gym is also a must.”
Brandon Knuteson started at Ada County Paramedics as a reserve/volunteer in 2004 and was hired as a Paramedic in 2005. Prior to being promoted to Field Captain he was a Field Training Officer for almost four years. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Brandon is a certified swift water rescue technician and spends most of his free time on the river. He also enjoys camping, hiking and cooking.
Rachel Porter has been with Ada County Paramedics since 2010. As a Community Paramedic, Rachel assisted with program development and helped establish the Community Paramedic Program at Idaho State University. Since 2017, Rachel has been a Field Captain. She was previously involved with the Special Operations Tech Rescue Team. Rachel is a member of the Peer Support Team, Mentor, and is an adjunct instructor for Idaho State University, assisting with the Paramedic Program. In her down time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband, two dogs, family and friends. She also enjoys camping, hiking, gardening, rafting and skiing.
Annelise Lane has been with Ada County Paramedics since 2013. Prior to being hired by Ada County Paramedics she served as a Volunteer Firefighter for Eagle Fire from 2009-2012. She also worked as an EMT in Elmore County, 2010-2011, and as a technician in the Emergency Room at St. Alphonsus Region Medical Center, 2010-2013. While working as a volunteer firefighter she was a Boise State student athlete, competed on the track team as a Pole Vaulter and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Science Studies. She attended Paramedic school in 2012 at Idaho State University where she received her Associates in Paramedic Science. Prior to Annelise promoting to Captain, Annelise served as a Field Training Officer for a year and has been a member of the Tactical Paramedic Team since 2015. Annelise is also a current member of the Idaho Air National Guard. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two black labs. They enjoy hunting, hiking, shooting, and dirt biking together. Annelise also enjoys trail running, lifting weights, riding horses, and spending time with friends and family.
Chris Ehrman began his career with Ada County Paramedics in 2003. In that time, he has been a Reserve EMT, Advanced EMT, Paramedic, Field Training Officer, Training Captain, and Field Captain. Off duty, Chris enjoys hanging out with his three (3) hound dogs, gardening, woodworking, and refurbishing antique axes.