Quick Facts

  • Coordinators must meet specific prequisites to enter office
  • Coordinators must have no less than 2 semesters in membership before election
  • The PRC is a non-voting secretary of the BOD
  • The Staff meets weekly to coordinate their efforts and review agency status

Harpur's Ferry Staff

The Agency Staff is divided into two factions: Administrative Staff, overseen by the Deputy Director, and Operational Staff, overseen by the Operations Director. Each staff officer is elected for a one year term and oversees functions directly related to his/her title. The staff as a body oversees agency operations and facilitates changes of the Standard Operating Procedures, Standard Operating Guidelines, and agency activities. The Member at Large sits on the Agency Staff but does not have a voting seat.


Training Officer

The Training Officer oversees all credentialing activities of BLS providers and Drivers. As the chairperson of the Driver Committee and the Quality Management committee, the Training Officer ensures that all providers are appropriately equipped to respond to calls and similarly maintains and improves the training curricula at Harpur’s Ferry. The Training Officer can be reached by email at training@harpursferry.org

Melanie Moriera

Vehicle Maintenance Officer

The Vehicle Maintenance Officer ensures vehicle readiness and maintenance. The officer is in-charge of three ambulances, two Flycars, a gator, and a trailer. The officer also oversees rig checks performed on all vehicles. The Vehicle Maintenance Officer can be reached by email at equipment@harpursferry.org

Marissa Canty

Equipment, Technology, and Communications Officer

The ETCO is responsible for the various technological needs of Harpur’s Ferry, especially radio equipment use. The ETCO is responsible for maintaining agency equipment stock and ensuring that the agency has the necessary resources to provide medical care. The officer is also responsible for facilitating county identification tag distribution for members. The Communications Officer can be reached by email at communications@harpursferry.org

Chris Bellcourt

Public Relations Officer

The Public Relations Officer manages the public outreach aspects of Harpur’s Ferry with Binghamton University and the surrounding community. The PRO is responsible for Harpur’s Ferry social gatherings and tabling events and educational events hosted by Harpur’s Ferry. The PRO works to connect with Harpur’s Ferry alumni for both networking opportunities and creating alumni events. The Public Relations Officer can be reached by email at prc@harpursferry.org

John Kraus

Personnel Officer

The Personnel Officer manages the intake of new Harpur’s Ferry members and the maintenance of personnel records as mandated by New York State. He or she also coordinates the duty schedule of providers and ordering/distribution of uniforms. The Personnel Officer can be reached by email at personnel@harpursferry.org

Ari Friedman

Financial Officer

The Financial Officer manages the financial assets of Harpur’s Ferry and oversees the various budgets and expenses. The Financial Officer conducts audits of agency spending and facilitates reimbursements to the squad. The Financial Officer can be reached by email at financial@harpursferry.org

Ali Merali