The MedEvac Foundation International is an international non-profit 501C (3) charitable organization headquartered in the Washington, DC area. The Foundation assists the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) to represent the Air Medical and the Critical Care Ground Transport Industry.  Since 2005, the Foundation has supported research, education, and outreach programs that enhance the industry’s ability to provide quality medical care and provide safe and effective air and ground medical transportation for every patient in-need.  We fund programs and charitable activities that support AAMS’ members and their families, who serve their communities with pride and commitment and provide life-saving services throughout the United States and around the world.

Mission Statement

The MedEvac Foundation International supports the Association of Air Medical Services,  its members, their families, and the patients they serve by:

  • Investing in and supporting research that improves the quality, safety, and effectiveness of Air Medical and Critical Care Ground Transport programs
  • Developing education and information materials and programs
  • Fostering public support for the Air Medical and Critical Care Ground Transport Industry’s  contributions to saving lives, our health care systems, and our communities
  • Supporting AAMS’ members and their families through scholarships, grants, and other charitable  programs

Vision Statement

To be the international air medical and critical care ground transport community’s leading charitable organization.

Guiding Principle Values

  • Excellence
  • Inclusiveness
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Responsiveness
  • Transparency

MedEvac Foundation International LogoBoard of Trustees

Chairman of the Board
Johnny Delgado, MBA, EMT-P, CMTE, St. Augustine, FL

Vice Chairman
Ian Badham, BSc, OAM, Darwin, NT, Australia

Joe Cook, Bradenton, FL

Tim Pickering, CMTE, Air Evac EMS, O’Fallon, MO

Immediate Past Chairman
Dave Thomson, MD, FACEP, CMTE, Vidant Medical Transport, Greenville, NC


Dr Andrew Berry, MBBS, AM, NETS (NSW), Sydney, Australia
Rene’ Borghese, Duke Life Flight, Durham, NC
Brad Deutser, Deutser, Houston, TX
Connie Eastlee, CMTE, Med-Trans Corporation, Lewisville, TX
Sandra Kinkade Hutton, Kinkade International, Solana Beach, CA
Cathy Jaynes, PhD, RN, Denver, CO
Larry Mattiello, Matt Aviation Properties, Inc., LaGrangeville, NY
Kim Montgomery, MBA, CMTE, Seven Bar Flying Service, Inc., Dallas, TX
David Olvera, CMTE, Air Methods Corporation, Denver, CO
Howard Ragsdale, Apollo MedFlight, Lincoln, NE
Susan Smith, RN, BSN, MBA, CMTE, Carilion Clinic Life-Guard, Roanoke, VA
Mike Stanberry, Metro Aviation, Inc., Shreveport, LA
Craig Yale, Sandy, UT
Rick Sherlock (ex-officio), AAMS & MedEvac Foundation CEO, Alexandria, VA


Rick_Sherlock_for_webRick Sherlock, President & CEO
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Rick is an experienced executive with over 20 years of demonstrated leadership in government and the private-sector. His experience includes an extensive background in strategic planning, operations, training, resource management, and human resource management, as well as rotor wing aviation operations, maintenance, and safety programs. Rick has transitioned from the U.S. Army after a very challenging and rewarding career, completing his military service as a Major General. Most recently, he served as the Chief of Staff and as the Director of Strategy, Plans, and Programs for U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany. Rick earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from The Ohio State University, a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Troy State University, and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the U.S. Army War College.


Shireen HeadshotShireen Muldowney, Development Officer
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Shireen comes with a wealth of experience within the nonprofit industry, having concentrated her career primarily in the areas of healthcare and education.  Prior to moving to Virginia from New Jersey, Shireen had her own fundraising consultancy for ten years where she provided strategic/marketing plans for nonprofits.  Her client base ranged from international to statewide nonprofit organizations.  Past business affiliations include Chamber of Commerce, Jersey Shore Public Relations & Advertising, NJ Association of Women Business Owners, MODC Monmouth Ocean Development Council and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.


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Krista graduated from Caldwell University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She has had prior experience working for a nonprofit in New Jersey. Krista worked with AAMS as the Office Manager before being promoted to work for both AAMS and MedEvac Foundation as the Project Manager.


TiwandaTiwanda Washington-Settlers, Development Assistant
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Tiwanda Washington-Settlers is a Veteran fundraiser and Development Assistant. Tiwanda grew up in Washington, D.C. and holds an Entrepreneurial Certificate from Howard University’s Small Business School and continues business management coursework at the University of the District of Columbia.