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Sherrie Wilson is a 34-year veteran Firefighter and retired Paramedic with the Dallas Fire Rescue Department. She is a nationally recognized writer, speaker, and motivator. She currently serves as the Founder, Director of Education and Clinical Manager for Emergency Management Resources (EMR) and CEO of

EMR specializes in providing business and industry with AED programs. These programs include, providing AED equipment, web-based tracking of equipment, medical direction, third party inspections and training. EMR provides all levels of American Heart Association training, a variety of OSHA training courses and Leadership courses.

Sherrie has served on editorial and advisory boards for Industrial Fire World Magazine, Emergency Medical Services Magazine, Texas EMS Magazine, and as a reviewer of EMS text for both Mosby Lifeline and Brady Publishing. She has more than fifty published Fire and/or EMS related articles, publications and conference presentations. 

She has authored two manuals, (Rescue Team Training, published by Emergency Management Resources, and Medical Terminology, published by FunEd Inc.) Sherrie has just completed working on her third book about her life and career as the first female firefighter, paramedic in Dallas - entitled Faith On Fire

Although served in a number of leadership roles within the American Heart Association, including ECC Committee member, International Volunteer Trainer in Russia, India and Mexico, she currently serves as a Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Life Support Regional Faculty.

Sherrie is a Board Member and Chair of the Mass Training Committee for the Citizens CPR Foundation. CCPRF coordinates the Emergency Cardiac Care Conference ECCU.

She received a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from Hawthorne University and completed Paramedic training at the University Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas. Sherrie is a graduate of Landmark Education Leadership and Communication Programs.

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