Meet our leadership team
Thomas started in emergency services in 2001, During this time, Thomas has held various positions in EMS. Thomas served in multiple supervisory and management positions in both commercial and combination departments. He has held the position of EMS captain and Assistant chief prior to being appointed as Chief in 2021. Thomas is a graduate of the Fitch and associates ASM program. He is currently perusing a bachelors in public policy and leadership.
Chief of EMS
Erin started with COCVAC in 2003 as the very first career employee of the organization. As an employee, Erin has held the positions Administrative Assistant, and Office Manager. Today Erin is the Assistant Chief of Administration. Erin hold many certifications in Human Resources and ambulance billing
Assistant Chief of Administration
Deputy Chief of EMS
Brent started in emergency services in 2004 as a volunteer firefighter for the Whitesboro Fire Department, he then obtained his EMT certification and started his career at Central Oneida County Ambulance in 2008. Brent obtained his Paramedic in 2009 and was promoted to the supervisory level of Lieutenant in 2011. Brent was most recently promoted to Deputy Chief in 2021.In 2012 Brent earned his Associates degree in Paramedicine from Herkimer College. Brent is a recent graduate of the Fitch and Associates ASM program and is pursuing his bachelor's degree in public administration this fall
Deputy Chief of EMS
Brian started in emergency services in 2006. During his time as a Paramedic, he has worked at various agencies in the Midstate region as a Paramedic and Supervisor. Brian attended MVCC where he obtained duel degrees in Criminal Justice as well as Paramedicine, From there he obtained his CCEMT-P through UMBC. 6 years of his experience as a paramedic have been spent at Mercy Flight Central where he served as a fulltime Flight Paramedic and Deputy Safety Director where he obtained his FP-C certification. Brian is still part time with Mercy Flight Central as a Flight Paramedic. In his spare time, he likes to give back to his community, serving the Stittville Fire Department as a Lieutenant.
Brian Bova Sr.
Captain of EMS
Brian started his journey in EMS in 1993 as a volunteer driver with Schuyler Ambulance. He achieved his EMT status a short time later and climbed the EMS level chain to Paramedic. He has served as a volunteer and paid member of multiple agencies over the years. Further achievements include National Registry and Critical Care Paramedic. He currently is serving the community with Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps as Captain of EMS and Fire Lieutenant with the City of Utica Fire Department.