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Sedgwick County Commission accepts resignation of EMS Director Dr. John Gallagher – Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas 2021-07-23 13:07:50 –

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Dr. John Gallagher, Former Director / Medical Director of Sedgwick County EMS (Photo of Sedgwick County)

Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) – The Sedgwick County Commission resolved on Friday to accept Dr. John Gallagher’s resignation.

In a unanimous vote, the commissioner approved a mutually agreed settlement. Gallagher was appointed EMS Director in August 2019.

“Sedgwick County and Dr. John Gallagher agreed that it would be in the best interests of both parties to break up. Therefore, Dr. John Gallagher resigned as EMS Director on July 23, 2021.” President Pete Meitzner said. “Sedgwick County sincerely appreciate Dr. John Gallagher for his future efforts and his service.”

Gallagher will receive $ 85,177.85. This is equivalent to a four and a half month salary. In addition, the county paid the vacations that occurred to date for his salary while working at EMS.

“As an organization, we now want to move forward for the EMS department and put this behind us,” Meitzner said. “We want to give citizens of Sedgwick County confidence and confidence when they call 911 and ask EMS for help when they need it most. This is the best in public safety and service. You can get quality care. We provide. “

Sedgwick County Manager Tom Storz has appointed EMS Deputy Director Paul Misashi and EMS Colonel Bill Robin to manage the EMS department, with a provisional EMS Director expected by next weekend.

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