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          Instructor Qualifications:

  • All Lead ASM instructors must be an EMT or higher in medical training and be a motorcyclist.
  • Level two certified ASM instructors must be motorcyclists but do not require medical training.
  • A Lead instructor must be present at each class. Level two instructors can teach any part of the program and may advance to Lead Instructors with time and a recommendation from a Lead instructor.
  • Any exceptions to these rules are made on an individual basis by the ASM office
  • All instructors complete the same training and agree to the same terms. Advancement from Level two to Level one occurs on a case by case basis

Instructors in the USA complete 24 hours of training which prepares them to teach classes as ASM licensed instructors. Instructor training courses are held throughout the year. For more information go to BECOME A USA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR to learn more.

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Wisconsin Instructors

Vicki “Spitfire” Sanfelipo, RN – Executive Director ASM/Road Guardians

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2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee

Vicki SanfelipoKnown as “Spitfire” to her friends, Vicki is the author of, “A Crash Course for the Motorcyclist”. She established the non-profit organization Accident Scene Management (ASM) in 1996 in order to reduce injuries and fatalities to motorcyclists through First Response training. She continues to volunteer her time, serving as the Director of ASM. Vicki worked for over 25 years in a variety of settings throughout the hospital from Critical Care to the Operating Room. She spent her last 8 years working as an educator at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for the Department of Surgery. She became an EMT in 1999 to better connect ASM training to the EMS. Vicki teaches CPR, Defibrillators, and First Aid for the American Heart Association and American Red Cross. She also maintains an e-commerce site dedicated to providing safety and trauma supplies specific to motorcyclists.

She has been riding her own motorcycles since 1987. She co-founded Road Guardians, Diamond Posse, and Women in Motion. She is a member of many organizations including the Iron Butt Association. She has appeared in 4 books about motorcycling, hosted her own blog talk radio show called, “The Inside Scoop by Spitfire”, was the Motorcycle Safety Spokesperson for Allstate Insurance for 7 years, and is the Lead Medic for the antique cross country events, the Motorcycle Cannonball, and The Cross Country Chase. For more information about Spitfire or to book her for special events or conferences go to 

You can contact Vicki at 262-706-3278 or click here.


Paul Callahan, NRAEMT – ASM Lead Instructor

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Paul Callahan

Wauwatosa, WI – Paul Callahan, NRAEMT, is a Road Captain with the Milwaukee and Rockstar(Ft. Myers, FL) HOG Chapters as well as the Safety Officer for Milwaukee Chapter. He is an Advanced EMT with the Elm Grove, WI, Emergency Medical Service.  Paul is certified in Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS), Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC), and has been ASMI trained since 2007. He also teaches Group Riding and Road Captain Training classes for the Milwaukee HOG Chapter; CRP/AED classes for the American Heart Association and American Red Cross; is an instructor in Verbal Defense & Influence; a certified instructor for the ALICE Training Institute (Active Shooter Survival); an Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) Instructor; a National Association of EMTS First On The Scene (FOTS) Instructor; a Stop The Bleed Instructor; and a certified Firearms Instructor by the USCCA.  Paul is a Charter, Certified, and Lifetime Road Guardian as well as a Master Instructor in Tae Kwon Do.  As a Lead Instructor with many years of teaching experience, he brings a unique and fun style to his classes. To contact Paul, click here.


Kevin Carpenter, AKA “Finger” – ASM Certified Instructor

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Kevin CarpenterMilwaukee, WI – Kevin has been a trucker/ rider for over 40 years. Ten years into his career as a trucker his employer sent him to an advanced driving school for truck drivers. The program was called “Decision Driving and Skid Abatement”. A short time later he went back to school to become a certified fleet instructor. Kevin trained and taught new drivers driving skills and company policies/ safe operation of company equipment.  It was at that time that Kevin’s interest in driver and fleet safety started. Kevin said, “I never had any formal training but I would read my fleet managers resource guides and fleet management guides whenever I could”. Kevin took pride in his training of others. Later he got more involved with the Milwaukee HOG Chapter as a Road Captain. In his second year, he was asked to become an Assistant Safety Officer for the chapter. Kevin has worked hard to promote ride safety within his chapter and enjoys sharing with others that have the same passion. He was involved with group riding classes, Road Captain training programs, working chapter rides, and other rides where his skills were needed. Kevin has written articles for his HOG chapter & Road Guardians newsletters. He has been a Life Member of the Harley Owners Group for almost 25 years, a member of the Milwaukee HOG Chapter, has served the chapter as Assistant Head Road Captain, Road Captain & Assistant Safety Officer. Kevin is a founding member of the Harley Davidson Museum  & is often referred to as the #3 Museum fan because of the amount of time he spends there. He is a Life Member of Road Guardians. Working on to be a Certified Member. A member of ABATE of Wisconsin. He volunteers with the Milwaukee Veterans Day parade & recently has become involved with the local Project 22 ride. Kevin says, “ I look forward to my step forward promoting & teaching Accident Scene Management classes and meeting others who have a passion for riding and safety.

To contact Kevin, click here.


Paul Fazekas AKA “Yoda” – ASM Lead Instructor

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Paul Fazekas Yoda


Portage, WI – Paul Fazekas, aka Yoda, is a retired Air Force medic, having held EMT and Paramedic licenses in WI since 1987. He has developed and led training programs in field hospital operations and prehospital response. Paul has instructed NREMT refresher classes, Basic first aid, and American Heart Association CPR classes to name a few. He is a lifetime member of the VFW, a member of ABATE of WI, and a member of Rolling Thunder, WI Chapter 5. He spent years dreaming of a Harley, until finally at the ripe old age of 32, bought his own.

To contact Yoda, click here.



Pete Vickerman – Lead Instructor

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Pete Vickerman – Lead InstructorSun Prairie, WI – Pete brings close to 40 years of instructor experience to the table having trained Police, Fire, EMS, private security and military personnel in a wide range of topics.  He is a former EMT and firefighter as well as a retired Police Officer.  He is also a retired Master Chief Petty Officer with 30 years of service in the Coast Guard Reserve.  He is currently an NRA firearms instructor and a Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED instructor.

Pete bought his first bike in 1973 which has since evolved from that Yamaha RD350 to today’s 2002 Road King.  Over the years he’s traveled every state between Colorado to Texas and Florida to Newfoundland. To contact Pete, CLICK HERE


Cindy Johnson, RN – ASM Lead Instructor

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Milwaukee, WI – Cindy has been a Registered Nurse for 12 years and has worked at Froedtert Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center in Milwaukee, for the last 8 years on the Solid Organ Transplant unit.  She has been a Clinical Certified Transplant Nurse since the certification began.  She is a member of the Exam Writing Committee for the American Board for Transplant Certification. Cindy is active in nurse decision making by being chair of the hospital Quality and Safety Council.

Cindy’s first time on a bike was when she was on her first date with her now husband, Steve Johnson.  She found that she enjoyed the open road and has been to Sturgis and on ASM’s Women in Motion Ride multiple times.  She is a Member of ABATE of Wisconsin.  Cindy is the Products Representative for ABATE Washington County Region 1H.

To contact Cindy, click here.


Steve Johnson – ASM Certified Instructor

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Steve Johnson picMilwaukee, WI – Steve has enjoyed life on a motorcycle for over 25 years.  He is a staff Instructor with the Northern Illinois University (NIU) in their Motorcycle Safety Project and holds a Rider Coach certification from the Motorcycle safety Foundation (MSF).  He enjoys giving the freedom of the road that motorcycling offers to his students through the Basic Rider Course.

He has a true passion for motorcycles, and finds time to be an instructor with ABATE of Wisconsin’s “Share the Road” program which trains automobile drivers how to safely interact with motorcycles on the road.  In 2009, he was the recipient of the ABATE of Wisconsin Founders Freedom Fighter Award for his advocacy work in fatal right of way violations.  He is a member of ABATE of Wisconsin, Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF),  American Motorcycle Association (AMA), The Harley Owners Group (HOG), a life charter member of The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame, a Founding Member of the Harley Davidson Museum  and  a Charter Member of the Road Guardians Certified Program as well as serving on their Advisory Committee.  Along with being an ASM instructor Steve is also an American Heart Association Instructor certified to teach all levels of CPR and First Aid including Healthcare Providers.  He Rides a 2004 Electra Glide and finds time to get at least 17,000 miles a year on to, as he puts it, “Stay focused on what is important”.

To contact Steve, click here.


Carl Lange “Wingnut” – ASM Lead Instructor

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Waukesha, WI – Carl Lange, aka Wingnut, am a retired Firefighter/EMT that also served in the US Air Force for four years as an aircraft mechanic (KC-135R). I retired as a Lieutenant and was in charge of the dive team. I am certified as a SCUBA diving instructor as well as in CPR and first aid. I currently work at Advocate Aurora Health as an educator. I am a member of the American Legion and ride with the Legion Riders. I am the President of the Metro Milwaukee Indian Motorcycle Riders Group Chapter 1978. I have been riding since my single digit years when my Father bought me a mini bike.

To contact Carl, click here. 




Al Lankford – ASM Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Al LankfordHobart, WI – I am an avid motorcycle enthusiast for over forty years riding everything from custom choppers to hi-tech touring bikes. The last 15 years have been focused on two cycling interests: long-distance touring and classic bike restorations. My other passion is ocean sailing and I have been the Safety at Sea Instructor for the Navy Sea Cadets. My emergency medical training includes national certification and Wisconsin licensing as an Emergency Medical Technician, which I practice as a First Responder for the Village of Hobart, as an employee with County Rescue Services, and as a Teaching Assistant for the EMS Programs of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. My Emergency Medical Services experience proves how critical the first few minutes of treatment can be to an injured person. The Road Guardian program enforces how critical Scene Management and other aspects of responding to an accident are to the motorcyclist. I am enthusiastic about being able to share this knowledge and training with my fellow bikers via the Accident Scene Management training programs.

To contact Al, click here.


Jane Leonzal – ASM Certified Instructor

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Jane-LeonzalMilwaukee, WI – Jane was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. She is new to riding though has been a bike enthusiast for most of her life. Jane worked for twelve years as a surgical technologist.  She is also an AHA Certified CPR & First Aid Instructor. She is an active member of Rolling Thunder Chapter 2 Wisconsin. She became interested in ASM when she became a member of Rolling Thunder and participated in the rides the organization puts on. She believes that the road should be safe for all riders and having the knowledge and know how of accident scene safety response training is a good way to ensure safety for all. Jane would love to be your instructor!

To contact Jane, click here.




TJ Oman, NREMT- ASM Lead Instructor

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TJ Oman


Greendale, WI – TJ Oman is a retired US Naval Officer who is a Nationally Registered EMT, licensed in the State of Wisconsin. He is the Founder and Executive Director of THE VIPER RIDETM, a motorcycle event for Blind, Visually Impaired, and Physically Disabled military veterans.

He is a LIFE MEMBER of the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G), Road Guardians, and ABATE of Wisconsin. He is a sustaining member of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) and a member of the American Motorcycle Association (AMA).

He is an experienced and diverse instructor who has taught a wide array of subjects over the years, ranging from adult education classes at a local technical college to various engineering curricula in mechanical and nuclear disciplines. He also maintains national credentials as a certified firearms instructor.

Since first mounting a motorcycle nearly 50 years ago, he has ridden many different bikes and has loved them all. He enjoys riding solo or two-up with his wife.  He is working to get his dog to engage as a passenger in his side-car rig (so far, the 60-lb Shikoku is having none of it). When riding locally, TJ is a member of the Milwaukee H.O.G. Chapter and was a member of the Kettle Moraine Chapter of H.O.G until they were disbanded. He also rides as a member of the American Legion Riders Association of Wisconsin (District 4 & 5).

As an avid rider and a devoted safety advocate, he would both enjoy and appreciate the opportunity to train your group or organization.

To contact TJ, click here.


Tony Pan Sanfelipo – ASM Lead Instructor

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Tony Pan Sanfelipo

Milwaukee, WI – Tony brings his unique experience and flavor to our classes. Tony was inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2002. He is nationally known as a speaker for motorcycle rights and advocacy. He has been active in motorcycle rights since the early 1970s. In addition to being the founder of A.B.A.T.E. of WI and BOLT (Bikers Of Lesser Tolerance), he volunteers many hours each year to teach motorcycle confiscation laws, insurance nomenclature, and Bystander Assistance Classes. Tony became an EMT in 1999 to better teach ASM classes. He served as the Head Road Captain for Scott Walker & Tommy Thompson’s M/C Tours. Tony worked as an accident investigator for Hupy and Abraham, S.C. in Milwaukee for 27 years as a motorcycle case specialist.

To contact Tony, click here.



Wyoming Instructors

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West Virginia Instructors

Craig Wix, FF/EMT – Lead Instructor and Lisa Marks, EMT – Lead Instructor

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Craig WixParkersburg, WV – Craig has been a Professional Firefighter/EMT with the Parkersburg Fire Department for the past 15 years. He currently serves in the position of Lieutenant and is qualified as a HazMat Tech. He works part time as an EMT for both two local hospital ambulance services. Prior to transferring to the fire department, Craig spent a year as a police officer. Craig’s motorcycle interest began as he grew up in Hawaii and watched his father do club roadracing on bikes as varied as Yamahas, Hondas, and Triumphs, but didn’t get his first motorcycle, a new 1999 Ducati Supersport, until he was 29. After taking the bike through 9 states and putting 35,000 miles on the Supersport (that’s a million in Ducati miles!), his stable has expanded to include a 2008 Ducati 848. He’s a member of Ducati Owners Club of the US and US Desmo. Lisa has been an EMT for the past 6 years and works for a local ambulance service. Lisa was introduced to motorcycles when she started seeing Craig about a year and a half ago. She has enjoyed being a passenger so much that she hopes to learn to ride and get her own Ducati Monster. Lisa is a CPR and PEPP instructor and is currently enrolled in paramedic class in hopes of getting her medic license in June of this year.  Craig originally certified as an instructor with ASM in 2004, but decided to recertify with his fiancé, Lisa, to get back into the program with a fresh start. Craig and Lisa are getting married in June and their honeymoon plans include a trip to Italy, and yes….. the Ducati factory is a planned stop!

To contact Craig & Lisa fill out the online form.

Washington Instructors

Kathi “Kat” Bolton, Paramedic – ASM Lead Instructor

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Kat has been riding motorcycles for since 2009 and has logged over 115,000 miles. She has been in EMS since the mid 1980’s, mostly as a Professional Firefighter/Paramedic. Recently retired, Kat looks forward to give back to her riding community. Kat says, “I am glad to see that riders are interested in Accident Scene Management. As a motorcyclist, you’re in the best company possible. Wouldn’t you feel more comfortable, knowing that if, you were to come upon a crash, you would know what to do”? To contact Kat for a class, CLICK HERE.





Virginia Instructors

Jeffrey M West, EMR – ASM Lead Instructor

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Jeff WestNorth Chesterfield, VA – Jeff bought his first bike (50 cc Montgomery Wards) when he was 18 yrs old and traded it in five days later for a 360 cc Benelli. Jeff says he “rode the Benelli for two years until someone turned left in a failed attempt to do away with my future wife and I in front of Union Station, Washington, DC”. Subsequently he and his wife Pam spent several years in the Honda family until the requirements of being “responsible” adults and parents had taken them off two wheels for far too long. For Jeff’s 50th birthday, in 1999, his marvelous wife bought him a ’93 FLHS (Harley’s short-lived Electra Glide Sport).

Since then, Jeff has been a loyal member of Fairfax VA Chapter H.O.G. serving as Safety Officer, Assistant Director, Director and a long-time Road Captain. He has assisted in delivering Group Riding Training, Road Captain Training, Boss Hogg Training. Jeff developed and delivered Passenger Training and Incident Management Training to his group as well.

Much of Jeff’s career was in the Federal Government involving training subjects as diverse as the Metric System, Handicapped Accessibility, Building and Evacuation Safety, Training the Trainer, Public Speaking, Grant Application Review for subject-matter experts, and Grants Management and Administration for Federal Managers.

Since retiring in 2010 and relocating to the Richmond, VA area to be near their two grandchildren, Jeff says he has “focused on correcting years of self-abuse and neglect and explored public service in a more direct manner”. Jeff has secured his EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) Certification, attended the Citizens Police Academy, the Citizens Fire Academy and Senior Advocate training. He has earned certifications in CPR and AED for the Health Provider, Wilderness First Aid, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Emergency Care, and Public Safety Response to Terrorism – Awareness. Jeff has been active on the Chesterfield CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and traveled to Memphis, TN in June 2014 to complete ASM Basic & Advanced Training. Jeff is currently in pursuit of EMT training.

Jeff says, “I have long admired the good work done through ASM training and he looks forward to the opportunity to bring that benefit to riders in Virginia and neighboring states.

To contact Jeff, click here.

Vermont Instructors

Lee Morissette, DMSc,PA-C, EM-CAQ – ASM Lead Instructor

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Springfield, VT – Lee is the Chief Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) and EMS Liaison for the Mt Ascutney Hospital, Emergency Department, Windsor, VT.  Additionally, he is the Past President of the Society of Emergency Medicine PA’s and is employed by Emergency Services of New England, staffing ED’s in Critical Access Hospitals within Vermont. He is a retired a US Navy Master Chief Hospital Corpsman/Command Master Chief with 25 years active-duty service. After retiring from the Navy, he attended the University of New England PA Program obtaining his Masters Degree and the University of West Virginia Emergency Medicine Program and is certified in Emergency Medicine.  He obtained his Doctorate Degree in Medical Science, at the University of Lynchburg, with emphasis on Clinical Leadership. Prior to becoming an Emergency Medicine PA, Lee had 30+ years of experience as a Firefighter and Paramedic. He is former faculty for Firefighting/EMS at Southern Maine Community College, Indian Head Community College, and Delaware State Fire School, Dover, DE.  He is faculty for the ACEP Emergency Medicine Academy, Comprehensive Life Support (CALS) Instructor, Dartmouth Hitchcock SIMLAB Training Center and a longtime AHA BLS/ ACLS/PALS Instructor.  He is also a former DMAT, MMRS, MRC member and DOD Motorcycle Safety Instructor. He enjoys participating in motorcycle rides to benefit veterans, EMS, firefighters, and police.  He is an active member of the American Legion, Patriot Guard Riders, Red Knights, Rolling Thunder and Veterans No Boundaries. He enjoys riding his 1999 Honda Valkyrie on the beautiful mountain roads in New England with his lovely wife Sabina.

Lee resides in the Springfield, Vermont area. CLICK HERE to contact Lee


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Texas Instructors

Michelle Inzunza, RN, MSN, CFRN , LP – ASM Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Hi, I am Michelle Inzunza (Zu Zu) a Flight Nurse from Dallas, Texas. I ride my 2009 Harley Softail Deluxe “Bluezy.” I love riding solo and with my friends. I have my Basic and Advanced Motorcycle certifications through MSF and I am a member of the MRF, North Texas HOG/LOH, Texas ABATE Confederation, and AMA. I have been a registered nurse for 22 years with my early beginnings as an EMT and then a mobile intensive care transport medic for 911 in San Diego, California. The combination of Nursing and Paramedicine lead to my becoming a Flight Nurse. I am currently employed as a Flight Nurse with 10 years of critical care air ambulance experience and professional membership in the Air &Surface Transport Nurses Association. I have a Master’s degree in Nursing specializing in Nursing Education with teaching and certifications in Basic CPR, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and critical care. I am also certified in Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum and in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP). I am a Certified Flight Nurse (CFRN) and Licensed Paramedic. In the past, I have worked for NASA as a researcher, authored journal papers, and developed a Drivers Safety Course for the United States Air Force. My career is set in safety and safety education so teaching for ASM is a perfect match for me. I like that ASM is unique to motorcycling. I believe it is important to be safe and to have the knowledge to manage an accident scene from a rider’s point of view.  It is our responsibility to watch out for each other. I want to be a part of that. See you in class! To contact Michelle, click here.


Penni “Gypsy” Fuller BSN, RN – Lead Instructor

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Weir, TX – Penni is known to her friends as “Gypsy”. She has been a Trauma, ICU, and ER nurse since the 1990s and has over 30 years of riding experience. Gyspy is active in advancing both her medical and rider skills through continued advanced rider training and education courses in basic life support and stop the bleed instruction. She is a member of the Patriot Guard Riders and Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition. When asked why she wanted to be an ASM instructor she said, “ASM fulfills both of my passions: medicine and motorcycles”!  To contact Penni, AKA “Gypsy”, CLICK HERE



Gregg Griffin, Paramedic – ASM Lead Instructor

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gregg griffinGregg Griffin is a Paramedic with the Cy-Fair Fire Department in Houston, Texas. He has been riding motorcycles for over 40 years. Gregg has been involved with Fire/EMS for over 30 years. He has participated in almost all forms of motorcycle racing over the years. In addition to his paramedic work, he works as a member of the track safety team at “Circuit of the Americas” in Austin, TX where he and his team are responsible for the extrication, rescue and care of racing participants in world class events such as MotoGP, F1, NASCAR and IndyCar.  Gregg says, “I have extensive experience on both sides of an incident. I’ve been both a provider and patient and I use that experience teaching others”.  To contact Gregg CLICK HERE



Scott Gates AKA “Spiritrider” – ASM Certified Instructor

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Scott GatesChico, TX – Hello, my name is Scott “Spiritrider” Gates I have been riding for 6 yrs and I work hard to promote motorcycle safety and awareness.  I currently work as a substitute teacher and an elections judge for Wise County, along with working with AIR EVAC LIFETEAMS membership program. I have been promoting this program ever since I found it and have decided that I could better serve as an Instructor.

I originally completed ASM’s Basic and Advanced training a year ago and have been certified in CPR for two years. I am a member of Rescue Riders who encourage all members to be ASM trained.  I am always interested in what is new in emergency care. With knowledge comes power, and with the knowledge gained from ASM’s Crash Course classes comes the power to help save a life.
When not riding my Honda VTX 1800R, I enjoy performing vocal music and C&W Ballroom dance, and working with politics. I have a special needs stepdaughter who has benefited from my ASM training, which has helped her out more than once. The ASM classes are proof that more than just bikers are helped through our program. I hope you will join the many people who are trained to make a difference.
To contact Spiritrider, click here.

Twain Thornton, RN/BSN – Lead Instructor

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Twain ThorntonMagnolia Texas- Twain, aka Boo, has been in the medical field since graduating from high school in 1985. His career began in the United States army at Ft Bragg North Carolina in the XVIII Airborne Corps as a field medic. After receiving his 91A10 MOS, he completed the basic EMT NR and EMT – Ambulance courses to provide higher level of care to support front line units during combat and training exercises. Upon discharge, he worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for one year while obtaining his Licensed Vocational Nurse diploma. He further advanced his career by obtaining an Associate Degree RN and bachelor’s degree of Nursing with Honors. His nursing career has included 15 years of ICU and 7 years as a nursing supervisor. With the onset of Covid and nurse shortage, he stepped down from supervisor and returned to the bedside as an IMU nurse where he currently works.

His love for motorcycles started in 1983 while still in high school on a 1979 KZ 400 LTD. His passion only grew as he has continued to ride since that time across all 48 continental states, across Mexico, and Canada. He has ridden with the Patriot Guard Riders, the Iron Indians and currently rides with the American Legion Riders. Twain’s current bikes include a 2020 Indian Chieftain Elite and a 2021 Indian Super Chief Limited. To contact Twain, CLICK HERE

Tennessee Instructors

David White, Retired Paramedic – ASM Lead Instructor

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Old Hickory, TN – David is a veteran and retired paramedic. During his time as a paramedic, he was a BTLS and First Responder instructor. He currently owns and manages a Firearms and First Aid training company and is certified to teach by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, NRA, and USCCA. He teaches several types of classes including but not limited to Stop the Bleed, Treating Gunshot Injuries, Treating Medical Injuries, and Emergency First Aid Fundamentals.

David started riding a dirt bike in the early 80’s. His first street bike was a 1972 Norton Commando 750 where his love for riding has brought him to a lifelong passion for Harley Davidson. He and his wife Emily are avid riders with the Music City Hog Chapter where they both currently serve the chapter as officers.   To contact David click HERE.




Eddie “Ram-Rod” Nunn, RNBC – ASM Lead Instructor

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Eddie has been a Registered Nurse since 1996 and an Army Combat Medic EFMB before that. He started riding motorcycles when he was just 8 years old. Eddie says, “Motorcycles are an intricate part of my life. I enjoy both on-road & off-road riding. Although I take it much easier off road these days, I still love this sport as much if not more than that 8 year old kid who got his first motorcycle, I cannot imagine life not being enjoyed from two wheels.”

Eddie is the President of “Wheels of Grace”, a chapter of the Tennessee Christian Motorcycle Association (CMA)  Memphis. He says, “As an instructor it is my plan to bring this course to the 1%ers and other motorcycle clubs in and around my area. Being located in a Tri-State area, TN, MS, & AR. give me opportunities to serve a greater, riding population both affiliated and unaffiliated.


To contact Eddie, CLICK HERE


Kenneth Wells, AEMT – ASM Lead Instructor

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Kenneth Wells, AEMT – ASM Lead InstructorBaxter, TN – Kenneth is an Advanced EMT who also has a degree as a paramedic. He started riding in 2021 and is a member of the Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA). Kenneth learned about the ASM program at his first meeting and immediately saw this as a way that he could give back to the motorcycle community and share his knowledge so that someone could be helped in their time of need. Kenneth has worked in emergency services since 2009 starting as a First responder, extrication tech, and now as an AEMT since 2013. If you would like to contact Kenneth please CLICK HERE



Robert Sinard, MD – ASM Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Robert Sinard Lead InstructorBrentwood, TN – Bob is the Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He specializes in head and neck cancer, reconstruction, and airway reconstruction and has been practicing for 26 years. He is also the Program Director for Otolaryngology and designs the educational program for five residents per year for five years of instruction that qualifies them for the Board Certification Exam. Bob is a member of the Nashville chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association and Concerned Motorcyclist of Tennessee/ABATE. He is the proud owner of a Road Glide, a Heritage, and a Kawasaki Supersport bike. To contact Bob, CLICK HERE


South Dakota Instructors

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South Carolina Instructors

Gerald Sloan, NREMT- ASM Lead Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

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Anderson, SC – Gerald has been involved with EMS on some level since 1989. In addition to ASM training, he is currently a certified instructor through the American Heart Association, The National Safety Council (NSC), the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) and is an Adjunct CPR instructor at a local technical college. He has recently opened his own business, Sloan Training Center LLC, where he teaches ASM, first aid, CPR skills, and refreshers. Gerald has a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Services Management and enjoys spending time in the classroom instructing students on emergency response. He also uses this knowledge to teach the ASM program and to train new ASM Instructors.

Gerald purchased his first motorcycle, a 2007 Suzuki Boulevard C50, in 2007 and has been riding ever since. In 2010, Gerald decided to get a big boy’s bike and purchased his second motorcycle, a 2009 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Classic. To contact Gerald, CLICK HERE


Jason Smart, EMT – ASM Lead Instructor

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Jason SmartMyrtle Beach, SC – Jason is from Myrtle Beach SC. He has been in EMS since 1991. He has been riding motorcycles since 1989. He serves as an instructor for several various EMS credentialing classes. He worked as a flight medic from 2010 thru 2015 in Afghanistan. He currently holds the position of treasurer with EMS Roadocs RC. Jason loves baseball. He owns his own business, Smart Medical Training, and teaches all kinds of medical classes so ASM training is a natural fit! Currently he rides a 2014 FLHTK Harley Davidson motorcycle. To contact Jason to teach a class, CLICK HERE




Tina Smart, RN – ASM Lead Instructor

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tina smartMyrtle Beach, SC – Tina is from Georgetown, SC and now lives in the Myrtle Beach area. She has been a BSN RN for since 2004. She currently works in the ER at Conway Medical Center. She will soon be graduating with her Nurse Practitioner degree. After riding many years with me, Tina decided she wanted to learn how to ride. After training on a 250cc Honda Rebel, Tina moved up to a 2019 883 Iron Sportster. Tina loves her “babies”, Oliver and Pearl (dachshunds). She is a member of the Roaddocs RC too. Tina is an avid runner and competes in half marathons, mud runs, and other events. To contact Tina, CLICK HERE



Rhode Island Instructors

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Pennsylvania Instructors

Bill Johnson, EMT – ASM Lead Instructor

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Bill JohnsonBlairsville, PA – Bill Johnson started his career in 1996 as a volunteer firefighter. By 1999, he became certified as an EMT-B. Bill is also a certified CPR instructor (Id # 04180671936). He worked as a supervisor of an ambulance company for over 10 years.

Bill says, “I have been riding motorcycles since I was age 5”! Due to his love of riding, he serves as the President of Ridgeview Riderz Riding Club and Western Pennsylvania Fallen Riders Foundation.

Fallen Riders Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit that helps motorcyclists and or their families who have been seriously injured or killed in a motorcycle accident. Bill serves as the secretary of his local Eagle Riders organization. He says, “My main goal is to help a motorcyclist prevent a crash in the first place so that we don’t have to deal with the devastating effects after a crash has occurred”.

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Ohio Instructors

Frank Fuller, Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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FrankPic4webMorrow, OH – Frank started riding while attending U.S. Air Force pilot training over 30 years ago. After taking several years off to raise a family he started riding again in 2003. He retired from the Air Force after 30 years of active duty and reserve service. He’s a captain for a major U.S. airline, and Head Road Captain for his local Harley Owners Group chapter. He currently spends his “two wheel” time on a 2014 Harley Davidson with his wife Susan on her 2010 Heritage Softail. Frank has always been safety conscious whether flying his aircraft or riding his motorcycle. He’s taken several advanced rider safety courses and was among the first to get ASM certified in his chapter. Frank would love to help you set up a class!  Contact him online.


Dr. Jeffery Brodsky, D.O. – ASM Lead Instructor

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Jeff BrodskyAshtabula, OH – Jeff is a retired Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, class of 1982.  After his residency, he moved to Ashtabula, Ohio, where he practiced general Orthopedics from 1987 until 2011.  During that time, he was a team physician for the local high school for 25 years, SWAT team for 15 years, and the Ashtabula Yacht Club.  Jeff was a member and medical director of the Ashtabula Board of Health. He was the team physician for the polar bear plunge and he actually did the plunge for 10 years!  Jeff set up the MSF course in his county. He is currently a member of the American Legion Post 103 (Ohio) Riders and a board member of the local Goodwill. He is a Master Gardener. Jeff has been married to Candi for 40 years. They have two children and three grandchildren.  Jeff started riding in 2006, taking the MSF course on a dare.  He rides a 2006 Honda VTX R 1300.

To Contact Jeff CLICK HERE



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North Carolina Instructors

Gina Paul, EMT – Lead Instructor

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Gina PaulLaurinburg, NC – Gina has been riding motorcycles for almost 25 years.  Her bike is a 1975 FLH.  Gina is on the Scotland County Rescue Squad as an EMT.  This is a volunteer organization and she has been with them for 8 years.  She is also an EMT Instructor and a State Evaluator for NCOEMS.She teaches CPR, AED & First Aid for AHA, and is a volunteer for Hospice of Scotland County.  She is a member of Cape Fear HOG Chapter, CBA/ABATE of NC Cape Fear Valley and MRF.  If this sounds a lot like Robert’s, it is because where there is one you will usually find the other.She looks forward to teaching ASM classes to help others better care for fellow bikers and anyone else that may benefit from this training.

Contact by filling out the online form.


Robert C. Paul, EMT – Lead Instructor

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Robert PaulLaurinburg, NC – Robert is a volunteer EMT with the Scotland County Rescue Squad for the past 12 years.  Started out on a company response team, then going to the squad as a way to maintain certification and to help others in the community.  Member of the Cape Fear Hog Chapter, CMA/ABATE of NC and MRF.Robert teaches CPR, Defibrillators and First Aid for the American heart Association.  He is also an EMT Instructor and state evaluator for NCOEMS.Accident Scene Management is another way to help others and pass along some great information.

Contact by filling out the online form.


New York Instructors


Timothy S. Tobin, RN – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Tim Tobin

Warren, RI – Tim has been involved in the medical field since 1978. In that time, he has been a field medic in the army, a helicopter medic, and a nurse working for the Flight Surgeon’s office. Since getting out of the Army he has worked for a fire department in Colorado as a paramedic/firefighter and then as an RN usually working in the Emergency department. Throughout his career as a nurse, and in the army, he has frequently been the educator for whatever outfit he has been associated with. In New York, he was a state-certified EMS instructor and instituted the first AED program for the volunteers in the state. During this extensive medical career, he has always been interested in riding motorcycles and has had a number of different bikes over the years. His favorite bike was a 1978 Kawasaki KZ-650, and when he was going to school in Florida to earn his RN degree, he rode a gold wing every day.  Currently, Tim is enjoying riding his Honda Goldwing Trike.To contact Tim, Click HERE

Melissa Hyde, AKA “Gypsy” – ASM Lead Instructor

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Melissa HydeBaldwinsville, NY – Gypsy has been involved with motorcycles since she was a child. She got her motorcycle license in 2014, the same year she become an EMT-B. She is currently a volunteer EMT for a local fire department as well as working for a local agency. Melissa is also an evaluator for EMT classes, working with new and refreshing EMT’s. She has a passion for helping people when they are in crisis and enjoys having to think on her feet. Melissa combines her passion for motorcycles and EMS work, always volunteering to ride medical support on any rides she participates in.  She is looking forward to helping fellow bikers to provide a safer, more enjoyable riding experience for everyone. To contact Gypsy, CLICK HERE





Mark Frank, Paramedic – ASM Lead Instructor

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Mark has been involved in emergency services since he was 18 years old. He has been a New York State Paramedic since 2005. His certifications include CPR, ACLS. PALS, GEMS, PHTLS. Mark says, ” I would like to bridge the gap between professional First Responders and Bikers so that we can all work together for better care.” 


Mark rides a Can-Am Spyder. He has been helping with ASM classes since 2022. His passion for teaching shows as he has been the training officer for several EMS/fire depts and various agencies. He has also volunteered as a firefighter since he was 18. To contact Mark: CLICK HERE




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Nevada Instructors

Allan Cruet, EMT-B – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Alan Cruet PicReno, NV – Allan has a varied professional background in training and course development, including managing training organizations, and training management. His first “damage control” experience was through submarine service damage control training. Since then, after being tasked with first response to many incidents over the years, he vowed to be trained versus helpless in those types of situations. Through Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) experience (where I trained trainers for FEMA) he further internalized his skills through drills. Allan is so committed to improving his first response that he completed his EMT-B training and National registry examination in June 2014.
Allan is a State of Nevada Motorcycle Safety Coach. They say “those who can’t do it teach it”, but he claims to be “battle-tested”. Allan says: “In all of my years of teaching, I never forgot what it was like to relate to those who are learning for the first time”. He enjoys teaching and loves to make it fun to learn.
Allan’s Motto is: If you think education is too costly, try ignorance! To contact Allan for a class, fill out the form online.


Pee-Larr Handley AKA PK – ASM Lead Instructor

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Pee Lar PK HandleyLas Vegas, NV – Pee-Larr Handley, AKA “PK” or Roadblock, is a former member of 820 Red Horse Squadron USAF who was tasked with teaching “Self-aid and Buddy care” Basic first responder training to his entire unit and he headed up the triage team.  He is the President of a Non-profit motorcycle safety group called MATTRS (Motorcycle Awareness and Training for Traffic and Rider Safety). They provide seminars for Cold and Warm weather riding, as well as hosting riding and safety seminars and classes.  Pee-Larr is a member of the Nevada Department of Transportation.

He has been on a motorcycle since before he could walk! His Dad liked to bungee-cord Pee-Larr to him and would sit him on the motorcycle tank. He has been operating a motorcycle since 1975, the first 8 years of which was on dirt. Pee-Larr says, “I have been in multiple situations where I was the first trained person on the scene of a motorcycle accident. One of the crashes was a multiple bike accident and I was fortunate to have 2 other ASM trained riders with me!  Accident Scene Management is vital!  Ride safe and take care of each other!” To contact Pee-Larr for a class CLICK HERE

Jesus Leanos, EMT – Lead Instructor

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Jesus_Leanos_pic Sparks, NV – Jesus is an avid motorcycle rider and has been for most of his life. He has been teaching the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) rider course with the Nevada Rider Safety program since 2005. Teaching and helping new riders to learn to ride motorcycles safely for the first time, and being a mentor to advanced riders has become his passion. Jesus has owned and continued to ride various makes and models of motorcycles throughout his life. He currently rides a Harley Davidson 2013 Anniversary
As a full-time job, Jesus has been working as an Instrument technician at Nevada NV Energy Power Company for the last 18 years here in Reno, NV. The Power plant is located 25 miles out of town where they have a medical and fire emergency response time of 25-to 30 minutes away. As a National Safety Council instructor and an NV licensed EMT since 1997, one of his responsibilities at the plant is being a lead medical instructor for the rescue team. Jesus says, “I educate the team at NV Energy, as well as other organizations in CPR, First Aid & AED. As a member of the rescue team at the plant, we are trained in High Angle & confined space rescue as well as a medical emergency response”.
Jesus is a bi-lingual (Spanish) instructor for the Nevada Riders Program, He speaks fluently in English and Spanish, and as an EMT this has been very helpful in providing training for various riders in the community. I enjoy filling my spring and summer weekends teaching MSF Basic, an experienced rider’s course in addition to teaching Nevada’s new Advanced Rider Course. When I heard about ASM training it was a natural fit and I look forward to bringing this course to Nevada as one of the first two instructors!
To contact me for a course fill out the form online.

Michael “Pilot” Nelson – ASM Certified Instructor

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Michael Nelson aka Pilot

Las Vegas, NV – Michael is a MSF RiderCoach, Harley Davidson Riding Academy Coach & Southern Nevada Outreach Coordinator for the NevadaRider Program. He began riding minibikes (the old lawnmower engine type) in 1967. Some of the motorcycle and athletic/group activities he has done: former lead instructor for Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic, manager for AMA/RMA championship racing team, motorcycle tour guide, AMA Member, keyholder at Cycle Gear stores, trained as PADI Divemaster, outdoor survival, and mountaineering training—to include technical climbing. Pilot was the former marketing manager for Peter Starr, of AMA Hall of Fame. Michael said, “I have training in, BLS/CPR/Basic First Aid. My friends call me “Pilot”… there’s a backstory, lol. Ride Well, Pilot”

CLICK HERE to contact Pilot.



Heather Penachio, RN – TNC – Lead Instructor

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Heather Penachio


N Las Vegas, NV – Heather is an avid motorcycle rider and a certified emergency and trauma registered nurse. Heather currently rides a sportbike and lives in the Las Vegas Valley. She has worked in NYC, NJ, and currently Las Vegas as an ER/Trauma Nurse.

Heather states “I have been on multiple rides when accidents have occurred and I think it would benefit the motorcycle community to learn skills that could save a fellow rider. It is important to learn the basics of in the field care.” Ride Safe. To contact Heather, CLICK HERE




Reno, NV – Steven “Scratch” Vick – ASM Instructor

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Steven started his medical response training in high school where he fell in love with aiding those in need. He joined the Army and cross trained as a combat medic for his unit in the 1st Calvary. After serving in the military, he became a truck driver and has traveled all across the USA.

“Always be prepared” are words he lives by and has been first on scene for a multitude of emergency situations. He lives by the philosophy that those with the knowledge should be willing and eager to teach those who want to learn.  He plans to become a certified paramedic in the coming years.

Scratch started riding in 2018 and created a local chapter of the Teamsters Horsemen, and continues to teach and encourage everyone he can to learn what to do if the emergency finds you. Scratch is passionate about mixing his two loves: Motorcycling and helping those in need.

To contact Scratch, CLICK HERE

William “Bill” Scott, ASM Certified Instructor

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Reno, NV – Bill is a Total Control Beginning/Intermediate Instructor and an Isle of Man TT Marshal.

Bill has over 50 years of motorcycle experience. After spending 35 years in corporate finance, he now devotes his time to his passions, motorcycles, and travel. Bill has ridden in 22 countries in Europe, South, Central, and North America. he is a certified Instructor for Total Control and also a Marshal in the world-famous Isle of Man TT and Classic TT. To contact Bill for a class CLICK HERE





Nebraska Instructors

Jacyn Smith, NREMT – Lead Instructor

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Weston, NE – Jacyn was born in Nebraska, where he currently resides with his wife Anna, and their two children.  Jacyn became a nationally registered EMT in July 2021 and is working as an EMT locally along with being a Road Guardians instructor.  Jacyn has spent most of his life on 2 wheels, and over 20 of them on motorcycles. Jacyn’s collection of motorcycles includes a Suzuki, Harley Davidson, and quite a few old Hondas… some of them are dirt bikes.  Jacyn is passionate about riding, and rider safety. He has been a road guardian member for 2 years, has completed the crash course, has his MSF rider education, and holds several certifications in emergency care (stop the bleed, CPR, NREMT, accident scene management). Jacyn wants nothing more than to help make sure more riders get home at the end of the day, especially those who’ve been in an accident. CLICK HERE to contact Jacyn.


Montana Instructors

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Missouri Instructors

Charles “Chip” Smack, Paramedic – Lead instructor

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Charles Smack PicJefferson City, MO – My first motorcycle experience was a dirt bike that I could never seem to get enough of. My father owned a 175 which I always seemed a passenger of. The first bike I personally owned was a 1979 Honda CB750K. I drove it daily until one day I blew out 3rd gear and then we had kids. I looked around for years for something that I wanted and found a 1985 Honda Goldwing GL1200 Aspencade. In my first full year I put over 10,000 miles on it going back and forth to work including a few day trips and group rides. I currently belong to our church’s riding group of over 400 riders and participate in the Patriot Guard. I attended my first ERC training this summer, which I highly recommend to all riders. My wife and my youngest daughter ride with me frequently.

I’ve been a paramedic for over 25 years. My most recent experience was in a high volume area as a supervisor. I have treated several patients of motorcycle accidents over the years. All of these were the result of speed and/or the negotiation of a turn. I have been a CPR instructor for most of my career and an instructor for other EMS programs including adjunct faculty for EMTs. Contact me by filling out the form online.

Mississippi Instructors

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Minnesota Instructors

Sylvia Haroldson, RN – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Wyoming, MN – Sylvia grew up riding snowmobiles, go-carts, and anything that would go fast. She has been riding Motorcycles since 2003 and currently enjoys riding her 2009 Harley Road King Classic. As a member of two Harley Owner’s Groups (HOG) Chapters, she has been an active Road Captain since 2007. Sylvia has completed basic and advanced motorcycle riding classes through MN state training programs.

Sylvia has over 15 years of hospital nursing experience working in critical care, post-anesthesia, and orthopedic areas. In addition, she has worked with home health care for over 20 years including working as a Clinical Manager; supporting the specialty nurses for wound, mental health, post-transplant, infusion, and disease management care.

Sylvia says: “My husband Bruce and I attended Accident Scene Management (ASM) Instructor training in 2012 and have taught 3 to 5 ASM classes each year since that time. As a Lead ASM Instructor, I know that providing effective instructions to manage accidents improves the accident victim’s chances and decreases the risk of additional injuries at the scene”. Contact Sylvia by filling out the form online.


Bruce Haroldson- ASM Lead Instructor

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Bruce HaroldsonWyoming, MN – Bruce is a Lifetime Member of HOG and belongs to two chapters.  He is the former Head Road Captain and Assistant Director of one chapter. Presently he is also a board member of the other chapter. Besides riding motorcycles he likes to hunt, fish (summer and winter), ride ATV’s and generally enjoy anything with the outdoors. Bruce says. “I love spending time with my two grandsons. I believe in ASM and enjoy teaching the classes along with my wife Sylvia”. He completed ASM instructor certification training in 2012 and says, “It’s rewarding to hear from people we have trained and who have used the information they learned in class to help others”. Bruce is certified in CPR and advanced first aid. Bruce can be contacted by filling out the form online.



Chris Hawver – Lead Instructor, Co-founder Road Guardians

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Minnetonka, MN – Chris co-founded Road Guardians and serves on the Accident Scene Management Board of Directors for over 10 years. He is a zealot for getting people trained in ASM and encourages everyone to share their experience.

He is a Lifetime Member of HOG, SCVR, and a member of three HOG Chapters. He is a certified Minnesota Road Guard, was the Director of the Wild Prairie HOG Chapter for 4 years, Safety Officer for over 4 years, and conducted numerous Group Riding Clinics. Chris is certified in CPR and Advanced First Aid.

Chris is committed to a lifetime focus on learning, collaborating, and communication. To schedule a class or seminar for Minnesota or Northern Wisconsin, please contact Chris by filling out the form online.


Michigan Instructors

Debbie Parinello, NREMT – Paramedic – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Debbie ParinelloRedford, MI – I was introduced to motorcycles by my father at 3 years old, I have loved them ever since. When he would take me to school on his motorcycle I was always saying, “DADDY GO FASTER”, this lasted my entire life.

Over 20 years ago my husband and my best friend bought my first bike, a Honda 250. He is an awesome teacher. In no time I needed a bigger bike, I told him I was tired of shifting 2 to his 1 to keep up on my little bike.

In 1996 he asked what I wanted for Christmas, I thought about it for 2 seconds and replied, “Road Race Lessons”. I had to wait till July for my present, but it was well worth the wait. One week after class we were on our way to Chicago to buy my first race bike. I raced for three years and became the first woman expert road racer in Michigan. It was the experience of a lifetime. My husband was my wrench, he always taught me that the most important things were to ride safe, and finish the race. I did have my share of spills though. There is a saying amongst racers, “If you are not crashing you are not racing”. I must have been racing. During the 3 years of making the circuit with the Great Lakes Road Racing Association, I managed to cover 8,000 miles while negotiating 65,000 turns at an average speed of 75 mph. I missed judged 8 turns, which resulted in 4 concussions, turning my spine backward, breaking one finger, one foot, and a fingernail.

After our 4 kids grew up and left the nest, we decided it was time to take our life long trip. This was to ride our bikes cross-country. We bought our cruisers and off we went. It was an incredible adventure; we still have 3 states left to see.

I belong to the Women on Wheels Free Spirit Chapter of Michigan. I was introduced to Bystander Assistance at a seminar given by my fellow members and friends Tammie and Ann, who are also Instructors here in Michigan. I was so impressed with the information that was being given, I decided to become an EMT and take the instructor training as well, so I could help get this most valuable information out to more bikers. During our trip there were areas that we didn’t see a car on the road for 2 or more hours, what would we have done? Cell phone service, forget it. This is the reason I am so excited to have the opportunity to help make a difference.

I can be contacted by filling out the form online.


Jason Budzinski, Paramedic/Firefighter – ASM Lead Instructor

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Jason Budzinski, Paramedic/Firefighter – ASM Lead InstructorJason “Shine” Budzinski works full time as a Paramedic/Firefighter. He also owns commercial videography company out of Higgins Lake, MI called Redline Media Co. On top of everything else, he is a member of the West Michigan chapter of the EMS RoadDocs and teaches ASM classes. Jason says, “Our chapter is very active in fundraising for First Responder PTSD awareness. Since 2018, I’ve been riding motorcycles from early spring to late fall every year averaging 8,000 miles per year”. To schedule a class with Jason, CLICK HERE.





John Dugay B.S., NREMT-P, I/C – Lead instructor/Instructor Trainer

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John DugayLinden, MI – John started his career in EMS in 1998 going to work for a local ambulance service in the Flint area. He then moved to a county EMS system where he worked as a Paramedic, Field Trainer, and Part-time shift Coordinator. He also works as a special event medic for a Detroit company and has done such events as The North American International Auto Show, Michigan State Fair, Super Bowl, and Detroit Winter Fest along with many other concerts and music festivals. John is also a firefighter, Fire Instructor, and Hazardous Materials Technician. He currently serves as the EMT Programs Coordinator and heads the Continuing Education programs at a large hospital located in Flint. John has been riding motorcycles off and on since he was 16. In 2006, John bought his first Harley Davidson and he and his wife haven’t looked back. They both are avid bikers and enjoy taking long trips. They have been to the Sturgis Rally, Daytona Beach Rally, Harley Davidson 105th Anniversary Rally, and have ridden the Dragon. (Where the picture was taken.) John is a Lifetime Member of H.O.G. and is a Road Captain in the Shiawassee HOG Chapter. He has been teaching CPR/First Aid classes to several local HOG chapters for the past few years. He also has recently joined the Rescue Riders in hopes to further promote biker safety.

To contact John, fill out the form online.


Larry Reed – ASM Lead Instructor

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Larry Reed - ASM Lead InstructorLarry Reed, AKA “Field Goal”, first starting riding at age 14. He has had a motorcycle most all of the time since that time. Today he rides with the EMS Roaddocs an EMS/Medical based motorcycle group. The EMS Roaddocs are all about raising awareness to motorcycles, PTSD in first responders, and in helping within our communities.

Larry has served in many areas of EMS, From a street level paramedic, to an ALCS, PALS & PHTLS instructor. He was also a state of Michigan licensed Instructor/coordinator and adjunct instructor for many years at the college. After 25 years in EMS, Larry left that field to explore other options in his life. He enjoys riding as much as possible and getting his grandkids hooked on two wheels. To schedule a class with Larry, CLICK HERE




Nathan Paquin, EMT – Lead Instructor

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Nathan Paquin (Fick Dich)


Nathan Paquin – ASM Lead Instructor

Hello, my name is Nathan Paquin (Fick Dich) I am the Sgt. at Arms for the West Michigan chapter of the EMS Roaddocs. I have been an avid Motorcyclist for approximately 7 years, and a licensed EMT since 2004. I have also been a certified American Heart Association CPR instructor for over 4 years. Prior to this I was a part paid firefighter with the Cherry Grove Township fire department for over 15 years. I enjoy riding and doing events with my club. CLICK HERE.



Paul Townsend Lamb, EMT – Lead Instructor

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Paul Townsend Lamb, EMT – Lead InstructorPaul Townsend Lamb, AKA “BAM”, EMT, R6 SPRN, MI SPRN, R6 SPRN Transport Team Coordinator, is a Road Captain for the West Michigan EMS Roaddocs. He is an EMT with American Medical Response in West Michigan and chairs positions on various Special Pathogen Response Networks and Education Committees for the State of Michigan and Region 6. Originally from Southern California, he has been riding for over 25 years on both sport bikes and cruisers and moved to Michigan in 2009. He has been in emergency medicine since 2010 and was a Field Training Officer. He and his wife can often be found cruising the roads on their days off or at motorcycling events all over Michigan. To contact Paul for a class, .





William Tarrant, Paramedic, semi-retired – ASM Lead Instructor

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William Tarrant, Paramedic, semi-retired – ASM Lead InstructorBill is currently the Vice President of the West Michigan EMS Roaddocs. His regular employment now revolves around the insurance agency his wife and he are partners in, as well as his tax practice specializing in nonprofit formation and filing. Bill has been an active rider for most of his life and now is always accompanied by his wife of 30 years, Toni.
Bill is currently a licensed paramedic and instructor in the State of Michigan, AHA CPR and ACLS instructor with coordinator status. He is also a course coordinator for PHTLS through NAEMT. Bill continues to sit on many advisory boards but he looks forward to interacting with the general public to show them the honor and joy of assisting someone in their “Time of Need”. To contact Bill, CLICK HERE



Massachusetts Instructors

Robert “Bob” Barcomb, Lt. / EMT-I with PHTLS – Lead Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

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Robert Barcomb

Southampton, MA – I started my fire service career in 1989 after growing up around the local fire department (born and raised in Southampton, MA). I have simultaneously served on as many as three Fire Departments that also provide ambulance service. I have worked with Paramedics as a basic EMT as well as, and mostly as an Intermediate. I worked my way from FF to training officer to Chief on the town’s call department. I have earned at least one certification a year throughout my career and continue at that pace. Currently, I am a shift officer (Lt.) at the 104 FW Air National Guard Base in Westfield, MA; I started there in 1994. I have also served with both the Army Reserve and Air National Guard.

I started riding dirt bikes as a kid and transition to street bikes several years out of high school. My first was a 1985 Honda Interceptor. Then graduated to an H-D Sporty; now I ride a 2002 H-D Fatboy.

I think adding ASM instruction will be an interesting fulfilling new direction. You can contact me by filling out the form online.


Jose Archila, Captain – Paramedic – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Jose ArchilaHyde Park, MA – Jose has been riding since 1993. He has been involved with motorcycle groups since 2003. He served as the past President of Star Chapter 225 in Massachusetts and is currently a member of the Boston chapter of the Harley Owners Group. Jose has been an EMT since 1985 with the last 30 years working at Boston EMS.  He currently holds the rank of Captain. Jose has been a state paramedic since 2000 as well as an instructor, coordinator, and EMT examiner.  He says, “I enjoy teaching and, with my love of motorcycling, I hope to bring my two interests together in order to help riders learn how to assist other riders who may have suffered an injury until emergency crews arrive”. His current bike is a 2014 FLHTP Electra Glide.  Jose looks forward to working with you and your group! To Contact Jose, Click Here


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Indiana Instructors

Lucinda E Hollandsworth, EMT – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Indianapolis, IN – Hello, My name is Lucinda E Hollandsworth. I am a Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant in Indianapolis Indiana. I have been on the Department for 20 years. For the past 13 years, I have been stationed as a supervisor over the ER Holding Room and Detention areas at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. Wishard Memorial Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center. My medical background includes Indiana State Certification as an EMT-B, PI, and American Heart Association BLS Instructor working at IU Health, Emergency Services Education Center, Central Nine Career Center, and Owner/Operator of Hands Helping Hearts CPR, LLC. I am also currently an American Heart Association Regional Faculty member. My family has been into motorcycling for over 40 years and I look forward to bringing this training to Indiana. To contact me, CLICK HERE


Dan Nolan – ASM Assistant Instructor

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nolan2Noblesville, IN – Dan is a full time, full serve real estate broker which allows him to set his own schedule. Dan says “It allows me to be active in motorcycling and advocacy events” and is one of the original founders of the IL Chapter of the EMS Road Docs.  Dan has been riding since he was 12 and has seen his fair share of bumps and bruises. After a bad accident in 1995, Dan chose to get more life out of this time on earth and has discovered a huge need to be ready for anything the open road brings. Once the kids left and made him an empty nester, he decided to volunteer more time to the riding community and saw the need for people to step up and help each other when the worst happens. Dan has been all about ASM since he took the classes in 2010. His focus on safety focuses on BOTH sides of the handlebars and he is always looking for ways to take training to a more professional level. Dan’s personal goal is to have every person carry a first aid kit and know how to use it.
Dan can be contacted by filling out the form online.

Illinois Instructors

Lynda Farrar, RN – ASM Lead Instructor

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Lynda1Shorewood, IL – I am an EMT-B, LPN, RN/BSN as well as an AHA CPR/First Aid instructor. I am currently working on my MSN with the focus being education. Once I complete my MSN I will sit for my (CNE) Certified Nurse Educator. As you can see, education is a love of mine! I currently work as a PCU nurse with a focus in cardiac at a local hospital in my area. I have been an nurse since 2009. I was on a fire department for approximately a year as an EMT-B. For me nursing is not a career, it is a passion that I believe strongly in. I believe that is important to give back to my community and pay it forward in an effort to help others do what they love.

I have been an avid motorcycle rider since 2004 and have ridden racetracks two up. I started my riding career with sport bikes and I now own a Harley Fat Boy. I prefer to be the passenger instead of the driver as I have gotten older. My husband and I belong to American Veterans Motorcycle Riding Association Chapter 10 as well as Rescue Riders. I have done more studying for nursing school than I can remember on the back of our Harley. There is just something about the open road that frees my mind and makes it easier to concentrate. Can you relate? I would love to be your instructor. Contact me and let me know how I can help get you and or your group trained in Accident Scene Management.

Belinda Farrelly, RN/MSN – ASM Lead Instructor

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Belinda FarrellyDes Plaines, Illinois – I began riding 2010 after taking the 1st all women’s riding course at a Harley dealer on a mother’s day weekend. I love riding with my Widows Sons brothers and sisters on my Harley Davidson 2015 Softail breakout.

I am an RN with a Master’s degree in nursing and am board certification in nursing informatics. Early in my career, I worked as an ER and ICU nurse and after receiving my masters in nursing, I went on to clinical informatics. As a clinical informatics consultant, I have worked with various hospitals across the United States building electronic documentation. I have taught doctors, nurses and other hospital employees how to use and integrate the electronic medical record into their practice. Currently, I serve as a nurse executive for 6 Chicagoland clinics.

My interest in ASM started when I met the founder, Vicki Sanfelipo, through a mutual friend at my 1st Midwest Women Riders (MWR) event in 2019. After talking with her about ASM courses, I knew that this is something I wanted to get involved with (then COVID hit). I finally got a chance to take the course with Vicki as my instructor in June 2022 and shortly after decided that I would like to teach this class to fellow riders.

To contact me: CLICK HERE

Idaho Instructors

Trina Michaelis , WFR- Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Meridian, ID – My lifelong attraction to anything mechanically driven started on a “tote goat” around the age of 6.  Some 50+ years later I’ll ride a 4-wheeler or snowmobile whenever possible but my first choice is always either the Electra-glide for touring or BMW R1150R just for fun.    Even as an Idaho STAR Program Instructor I’m constantly looking for ways to improve my riding skills and am constantly taking advanced riding courses.   I am also a member of the Society for Motorcycle Safety Administrators, the Idaho Coalition for Motorcycle Safety, LOH, AMA & Patriot Guards, and a proud Lifetime Road Guardian.  Currently, I serve as the WOW Ambassador for Idaho & road captain for the Idaho chapter of Women on Wheels.  Along with being a Wilderness First Responder, Red Cross WFR/First Aid/CPR Instructor I believe the ASM program should be a requirement for anyone who rides or just loves motorcycling.    I look forward to advancing ASM accident scene management and emergency care training for riders in and around Idaho.    Come out and take a class, be ready to assist, and provide aid to our fellow riders when the unfortunate happens!

For information about scheduling classes please contact me by filling out the form online.


Deby Clover – ASM Certified Instructor

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Deby Clover pic for webNampa, ID – Deby has been an active participant in anything with wheels most of her life. Her mechanical aptitude was nurtured from an early age as she worked on and restored many different cars, so her interest in motorcycles came naturally. She rode dirt bikes as a child and rode & raced mountain bikes for 20+ years before getting back into motorcycles in 2012. Deby bought her first street bike at that time, a Honda VTX1300. She says, “I am passionate about motorcycles and like most things I’m passionate about; I read everything I could get my hands on about riding. I took several of the local MSF STAR courses and am on my bike nearly everyday practicing and enjoying the ride”. Deby joined several different riding groups, including Motor Maids, Patriot Guard Riders and Women On Wheels®, AMA & Idaho Coalition for Motorcycle Safety. In 2016 she became the director for her local Women On Wheels® chapter and continues to serve in that capacity. She has worked for over 30 years as a veterinary technician and received the hands on skills that go along with the day-to-day world of veterinary medicine, including emergency veterinary care. She firmly believe in the mission of ASM training for all riders and being prepared for all situations. Deby said, “I believe all motorcyclists should have this training in order to know how to properly handle an injured motorcyclist and the crash scene. To contact Deby for a class, CLICK HERE

Hawaii Instructors

Francia Birulin, RN/EMT – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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cherryMililani, HI – Francia “Cherry Bomb” Birulin is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie and recognized her passions early in life and embarked on a determined journey to achieve them, welcoming challenges and new experiences along the way.  Her EMS career began with EMT-I training through the US Army in 1988 and Hawaii Air National Guard, USAF during Desert Storm.  After graduating with her BSN in 1995, Francia’s nursing career progressed as ER/Trauma Nurse, Nursing Supervisor/ Clinical Coordinator, and Ground Ambulance and Flight Nurse primarily in Arizona, California, and Hawaii.  She is a Certified Emergency Nurse and affiliated with the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and with the Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA). Always drawn to motorcycles as a young child Francia began riding her own 2003 Anniversary HD 1200 Custom XL Sportster in Northern California and is currently in Hawaii where she enjoys “riding circles in Paradise.”  More importantly, she is a proud mom to two loving sons who share her passion for travel and experiencing new cultures.  Today, Francia still works in EMS at a rural Emergency Department and is a part-time Independent Consultant and International Transport Nurse.  She is an active member of Street Bikers United in Hawaii and firmly believes in the mission of ASM training for all riders in order to be realistic, proactive, and prepared in all situations.  To get in touch with Fran fill out the form online.


James Harbin, MSG – Lead Instructor

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Waianae, HI – I have been riding motorcycles since I was a young child. My first Harley Davidson motorcycle was a 2005 Softail Deuce and I also ride a 2008 Electra Glide Ultra Classic.  I am a member of the HOG organization and Founder, Founding President and current member of the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club (BSMC) Jackson, TN.

I currently serve as a soldier on active duty military for 20+ years with several deployments to combat zones to include Desert Shield/Desert Storm where I had my first experience as first responder to traumatic injuries. Other deployments include Operation Restore Hope, Somalia and two deployments to Operation IRAQI Freedom where I was recognized for aiding and assisting wounded nationals as the result of a deadly night indirect fire attack.  Continuing education with the Army Combat Life Saver Course (CLS) program made this possible.

As the Senior Military Science Instructor at the University of Tennessee, Martin I developed and managed the military motorcycle mentorship program for the ROTC program at the college. While in West Tennessee I Orchestrated the first Ezra Howard Ride to honor WWII Veteran Ezra Howard who fought with the all-famous black 92nd Infantry Division known as the “Buffalo Soldiers”. Thanks to three counties and the support of local officials and police escorts, over 250 motorcycle riders rode over 65 miles with no incidents.

Contact me by filling out the form online.

Joe McLary, PA – ASM Certified Lead Instructor

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Joe McLaryWaianae, Hawaii – Joe is originally from Chicago, IL but says “I’ve been lucky enough to be living in Hawaii for the last 17 years and part-time in the Philippines for the last 10 years”. Joe has been riding since the age of 12 starting with a 65 cc Benelli mini-bike with proceeds from selling lemonade and cookies in front of a busy construction site. He then graduated to a 76’ Harley Sportster and began blazing the streets of Chicago. Currently, Joe is riding a 2013 Tri-Glide in Hawaii and a custom springer trike in Dumaguete, the Philippines where he enjoys riding through the mountains.

Joe’s interest in emergency medicine started when he became an EMT in 1978 in Chicago. He went on to become a Paramedic Officer for the Chicago Fire Department and Scuba Diving Instructor prior to becoming a Physician’s Assistant in a freestanding rural Emergency Department. Joe received the Paramedic of the Year award in 1982 when he and his partner safely rescued 36 people from a burning building at a time that was before Chicago Fire Department had a formal disaster response plan in place. In 1994, he graduated from Cook County Hospital Physician Assistant Program as Class President with Honors.

In 2001 Joe was the medic for John Bennett when he became the first person to complete an open water scuba dive to a world record depth of 1,024 ft. / 308 meters as documented by National Geographic and Guinness Book of World Records. Currently, Joe is working 12 & 24-hour shifts in the Emergency Department at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center on Oahu in Hawaii. He says “ I spend all of my free time scuba diving and riding my Harley in paradise”. Joe also has friends and family in Dumaguete, Philippines where he looks forward to teaching local bikers ASM classes.

To contact Joe for classes in Hawaii or the Philippines fill out the form online.

Georgia Instructors

Phil Herndon – ASM Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Phil HerndonCanton, GA – Phil has been riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles since 2003 after completion of the MSF program. He has twice completed the Experienced Rider Course. He, as well as his late wife Jean, have been involved in ASM instruction since 2004 as a Course Assistant and now as a Lead Instructor. Phil and Jean created a safety-based training center, North Georgia Biker Safety.” Phil is an active member of the Cartersville Georgia HOG Chapter and Cherokee County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). He has been employed full time with AT&T for over 25 years; he is currently an IT Metrics Analyst. 

Phil can be reached by filling out the form online.

Florida Instructors

Cindy “Purple” Leavel RN,CCRN – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Cynthia LeavelPanama City Beach, FL – Greetings from Panama City Beach! I’m known by the nickname “Purple” and have been an RN for 35+ years. Most of my clinical experience has been in Critical Care settings with time in PACU and ER. I’ve been riding my own motorcycle since 1982. My first bike was a 1963 Panhead FLH. Currently, I ride a 2003 Night Train. In 2006 I took 3 months off work and rode the 48 states logging in 18K+ miles. Long-distance riding is my passion! When I returned home from the ride a friend on Facebook linked me up with ASM. I was hooked after taking the classes and in February ’07 I went to Atlanta and took classes with Phil & Jean Herndon to become SC’s first ASM Instructor. Since then I’ve traveled around SC teaching and meeting some great biker folks. I feel everyone should take these classes and learn to save a life. The life that’s saved could be a friend, a loved one, or even your own! Contact me to schedule a class or a presentation for your group.

Ride Free – Ride Safe – Ride Prepared – Purple. To contact fill out the online form.

Diane MacLennon (Dmac) – Lead instructor/ Instructor Trainer

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Diane_MacLennon picDunedin, FL – …rolling along, knees in the breeze…..everything is great…..taking in the scenery, and being one with the road…..and then, before you know it….a biker is down. Now what? If you want to find out the answer and how to help your brother or sister of the road…..come out to a class and learn how you can be there in your brothers/sisters time of need. You never think it’s going to happen to you, your family, or friends. We’ve all buried too many from that “left hand turn”. “I didn’t see him….” These words are heard over and over……
Being one with the road is my life, my passion. I’ve witnessed many accidents happen, lost many a brother/sister through the years. An Independent supporting: Bikers Down and Mother on a Mission, ABATE of Florida (life member/Skyway Chapter Charter Member), Suncoast Brotherhood Life Member ( MRO), MAFT (Motorcycle Awareness Foundation of Tennessee), and the local biker community…, I’m currently pursuing my RN/ BSN. I’ve been an LPN for 24 years, the last 16 years in Anticoagulation Therapy. The past 5 years have been spent traveling as a Clinical Specialist in that same field, working to educate patients and medical professionals about the benefits of High Quality Anticoagulation Management.
I was put on my first motorcycle at 5 years old. I was hooked. I’ve been riding most of my adult life, and have logged many miles. Only have 6 states out of 50 left to ride through. Have been hit by a cage and knocked off my scoot while stopped at a stop sign (and she was a nurse!). Went down a while back and was lucky enough to live to tell about it….being airlifted to a local trauma center with a bleed in the brain. Now it’s time to pay it forward and spread the word…..teaching you how to help your brothers and sisters if the need should ever arise.
Contact me by filling out the form online if you are interested in hearing more about classes. I am available for Local (Florida) or long distance on-site presentations!

Megan Posey, EMT-I – Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Megan PoseyLivingston, TX – Megan Posey is from Southbury, CT. She is an EMS-I and CTO of Southbury Ambulance and a member of Newtown Ambulance training corp. She was appointed as a member of the CT state Critical Stress Management Team in CT for 2017. Megan rides the ambulance more than 12 hours a week and still finds time to teach at many of the EMT classes around her area. She is one of many Field Training Officers and loves sharing her experience and knowledge to mentor new members. Megan says “Being a member of NAEMT and NREMT allows me to attend many EMS training events during the year. I have been riding motorcycles for more than 39 years and really enjoy working with people”. Megan is a member of a local motorcycle club in her area and is ecstatic to be a Lead Instructor and Instructor Trainer for ASM. As an EMT she is part of a team that responds to motorcycle accidents in her area. She says “I believe that education can help people better understand and be prepared to help others within their community.”

If I can help you or your group, please contact me by filling out the form online.

Check out this article about Megan’s work at Sandy Hook in our January 2014 Newsletter!

David Cruz, Paramedic – Lead Instructor

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David cruzPort Richey, FL – I hail originally from NY, Long Island to be specific. I now live in Port Richey, FL. I got my M/C license and my first bike at 17 years old (1973). Three years prior to that I started volunteering at Nassau County Medical Center in the Emergency Room, as an Explorer Scout. Our adviser was the administrator of the hospital, which gave us special privileges. It was fantastic. I logged 2400 hrs. before I graduated HS. I got myself to and from the Hospital with a Jawa Moped. You could ride a 2 wheel vehicle that didn’t go more that 25mph legally without a license. You had to be at least 18 to become an EMT and to get a regular motor vehicle operator’s license, I was already on the Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps. In 1975 I became an EMTI at South Nassau Community Hospital in Oceanside, NY, which is what my level of practice is. In 1975 I added NY Firefighter to my skills, have been an instructor for CPR, First Aid and an EMT evaluator for almost as long. I have also been an evaluator at SOLO, a wilderness EMT training facility in NH. I have owned many bikes but currently ride a K1200LT BMW. In 2004 I became an MSF instructor, and have taught here in FL, NH, NYC, and MA. I believe very strongly in the ASM program and feel honored to now be an Instructor. In 1998 I was in a Severe Multi-Trauma Motorcycle accident and had it not been for the trained people who responded quickly, I would not be here. I believe that the more people who are trained the more people who can survive, not only for the Quantity of life, but the Quality of life. If we can make a difference I want to be a part of that. I am currently a member of West Pasco County Medical Reserve Corps and Pasco Sheriff’s Office. Also a Riders Edge Instructor and Rental Manager at Tampa Harley Davidson.

For a class or seminar, contact me by filling out the form online.


Steve Marshall, EMT – ASM Lead Instructor

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Steve Marshall

Naples, FL – Steve Marshall fell in love with motorcycles at the age of 13 but didn’t start actively riding until 2007, when he passed his MSF test in a driving rainstorm with his eldest daughter, Caitlin. His love of safety began in high school with a first aid class, and he began teaching for American Red Cross in 1970 when he was a student at Northwestern University. An EMT Basic since 1983, he is a former volunteer fire chief in Arlington, VA, and he is a longtime ski patroller at Liberty Mountain, PA. He’s currently certified as an instructor with the American Heart Association and American Safety and Health Institute, is a former assistant director and safety officer for the Manassas (VA) H.O.G. In Florida, he’ll be riding with the Rockstar H.O.G. in Fort Myers. Steve volunteered for 20 summers as an EMT for the National Park Service at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, VA. Steve, who lives in Naples, FL, has wanted to teach Accident Scene Management ever since he heard Vicki’s presentation years ago at the Progressive Motorcycle Show in Washington, D.C.

To contact Steve, click here.


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Colorado Instructors

Don Enninga, B.S., EMT -I, Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Don Enninga

Fort Morgan, CO – Don has been riding motorcycles since his teenage years when his dad bought him a Honda 90 Scrambler. He currently rides a 2000 Honda Valkyrie Interstate.  Don has taken the ABATE of Colorado advanced rider course twice and firmly believes in rider education as well as First Aid, CPR, and of course, Accident Scene Management courses.  Don has been a member of ABATE of Colorado since 2003 as a member of District One in northeast Colorado. He served as Northeast Regional Coordinator and Assistant State Coordinator for ABATE of Colorado.

Don is an EMT Intermediate and has been an EMT since 1980 in Colorado.  He served 30 years on Morgan County Ambulance Service as a volunteer and was the EMS Coordinator at Morgan Community College in Ft Morgan, CO for 22 years. Don has retired as a full-time EMS instructor, but due to his love to teach, he continues to teach Accident Scene Management courses, American Heart Association First Aid, CPR, and Basic Life Support courses via his business, DKE Enterprises. He finds having a more flexible schedule makes it easier to coordinate classes. Don’s association with Accident scene Management began in January 2008 as a Lead instructor.   Since then, he has taught numerous classes across Colorado and looks forward to teaching many more in the future. Don has earned his place as an instructor trainer.

Don says, “I believe all motorcyclists should have this training to know how to properly handle an injured motorcyclist and the accident scene”.

Contact me by filling out the form online.


Mark Beluscak – ASM Lead Instructor

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beluscakAurora, CO – Mark Beluscak is an active motorcyclist in the Denver Metro area. He rides his 2018 Road King with his local chapter of H.O.G. (Mile High) and with the Blue Knights Colorado 1. He has been a firefighter, EMT, National Park Ranger, Search and Rescue team member, Deputy Sheriff, and Police Officer. In all of his endeavors his degree in education and practical application of educational theory has led him to gain teaching certifications in each of these areas. His most recent career was as the Director of the Law Enforcement Academy at Red Rocks Community College. Mark remains an active CPR and First Aid instructor with the American Heart Association. He is currently leading the effort to improve first responder wellness in the State Of Colorado, as well as advance the paradigm of training in emergency services. To contact Mark CLICK HERE.


California Instructors

Roxanne Heisinger, RN – ASM Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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RoxannePicAptos, CA – As soon as she could touch the ground, at the age of 8 years old, Roxanne started riding her older brother’s 125cc dirt bike. Currently, she rides a custom 2008 Street Glide which is the love of her life after her family, (mostly). A well-respected critical care RN for many years, she found herself designated as the go-to person in various medical situations. Following a few accidents involving her HOG chapter, it became apparent that more definitive scene management and treatment guidelines were needed for the safety of all the members. Roxanne says “Come take a ride to the beautiful Central California coastline, enjoy the sights and the benefit from our knowledge of this fabulous course. Or you can simply give us a call and we can come to you!!” To contact Roxanne fill out the form online.


Michele Koch, Physical Therapist – ASM Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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MichelePicFelton, CA – Michele Koch has been a physical therapist for 20+ years and is currently working as a home-care Physical Therapist for her local hospital, with specialties in wound care, edema, and orthopedics. She has 25 years of motorcycling experience with over 100,000 miles logged! She rides a Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic and, by motorcycle, has visited most of the United States, plus Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Michele is a Road Captain for her Harley Owners Group chapter and is a member of the American Motorcyclists Association. At the AMA’s International Women’s Motorcycling Conferences she took the ASM “Crash Course”, and has been grateful to have the information on several occasions since the class. Michele says: “I am passionate about sharing this potentially life-saving training with as many riders as possible because when a biker goes down, another motorcyclist is often the first on the scene. I want the people who I ride with to know what to do in case things go bad”. To contact Michele fill out the form online


Joseph B., OEM- ASM Lead Instructor

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Sacramento, CA – Joe is an Outdoor Emergency Medical Technician (OEC-Tec) volunteer with the National Ski Patrol and an avid skier and scuba diver. As a scuba instructor, Joe teaches CPR/First Aid, AED, Emergency Oxygen, and BLS for the Healthcare Provider and is a Dive Emergency Management Provider (DEMP) Instructor with Divers Alert Network (DAN) as well as a certified re-compression chamber technician. He started riding motorcycles as a child but didn’t get serious about it until later in life. He loves both sportbikes and dual sports/off-road and has done both local road trips throughout California as well as internationally through Thailand, Malaysia, and Belize. He can often be seen at local rides and events riding sweep toting his EMT bag.


To contact Joe for a class, click HERE


Patricia Miles AKA “Chris”, RN CNOR – ASM Lead Instructor

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Chris Miles on motorcycleSantee, CA – I am 53 yrs young and as some would say a “Probie” or “New Kid” as I came late to riding. As an RN for 29 years working in ICU, ER, & Operating Rooms around California & Washington, motorcyclists were known as “Donor cycles”. So it was with much trepidation I made the decision to learn to ride when I relocated to an area that made it a financial benefit. I failed my first MSF class (from fear) but had a motorcycle waiting for me in my garage (my Baby Girl an’06 Heritage Softail). Needless to say a learner’s permit, 5-hour riding class, and another skill test later I was an officially licensed motorcyclist! And I haven’t looked back! My only regret is that in starting so late I have missed tons of riding opportunities.

I now have 3 yrs & a change of riding under my belt (61,000 mi) and look forward to riding every day. I am taking a more active role by membership in American Motorcycling Assoc., my National HOG org; as well as, my local HOG & LOH chapter’s (Puget Sound). I am also renewing my ACLS certification. I have spent 15+ years as a preceptor teaching students how to function and think in critical settings.

I was introduced to ASM at the Women’s Conference in Keystone, CO in the summer of 2009 (absolutely awe-inspiring). I was excited to learn how to incorporate this teaching skill into my Love of Riding. One of my sayings is: “Knowledge is a free gift and we can never receive enough gifts.” So take it and ruuun with it !!!

To contact Chris for a class in the NorthWest region, click here.


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Arizona Instructors

Teresa Martinez MSN, RN, TNS – ASM Lead Instructor/Instructor Trainer

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Phoenix, AZ – Teresa was born and raised in Chicago, she now resides in Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ – Arizona. She is a Master’s prepared Certified Trauma Registered Nurse with over 35 years of healthcare and leadership experience primarily in prehospital, ER, and Trauma. Teresa currently works specializing as an Infection Preventionist and still actively works in local ERs & Trauma Centers. She has been riding since a teen on dirt bikes and currently rides a 2017 Street Glide Special named “OLAF”.   Teresa is active with many local, state & national motorcycle groups and Safety Organizations. Her passion in life is to educate & prepare riders to help one another in efforts to decrease injuries and fatalities.

To contact Teresa, click here.



Kim “Slick” Stephens, RN – ASM Lead Instructor

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Kim has been riding motorcycles off and on for over 40 years. She started riding dirt bikes when she was 14 with her brother in a vacant lot and bought her first street bike, a 450 Suzuki Café Racer, at 19 while she was in the United States Air Force. Kim was a flight line jet engine mechanic on a fighter aircraft, the F-15 Eagle and during this time she also learned about motorcycle fabrication. She built a Shovelhead Chopper in her garage from a basket case she acquired after selling her Suzuki.  She took 2nd place in The Phoenix World of Wheels in 1981 in the reconstruction category.

Kim became a Registered Nurse in 1999 and has worked in a Level 1 Trauma unit in Boston, MA, Medical ICU, Neonatal ICU in Boston and Denver, Hospice and currently a Home Health Admissions RN serving her local and Veteran community in Yavapai county. She is semi-retired but will always be of service in any way that she can. Accident Scene Management is another opportunity for Kim to continue to serve and educate motorcycle riders.

Kim is a member of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association CVMA ® and is the Public Relations Officer, supporting local veterans and fundraising for Nation of Patriots, Wreaths Across America, US Vets and the Warrior Medal Project. She is also a member and Sergeant at Arms of The Hardly Angels Women’s Motorcycle Performance Team®. The Hardly Angels educate and empower not only women riders but all motorcycle riders. Kim assists with monthly skill building that is open to the public to educate, encourage and empower all riders and to increase their skills on a motorcycle.

To contact Kim for a class, CLICK HERE

Halle Fetty – Lead Instructor

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Halle FettyDewey, AZ – I’ve been a rider for 12 years …learned on a Honda Rebel and now ride a Street Glide. I’ve been CPR and First Aid certified for almost 14 years …needed to be as the Leader of my daughter’s Brownie Troop! I’m married to George who’s a Certified RiderCoach for the CMSP and have 2 grown children, 4 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 fish. Our son Andrew was in a bike accident in November 2002 …spent 18 days in a coma, broken femur and wrist, brain stem injuries – lucky for us that the accident was right in front of our local hospital and EMTs were on the scene within minutes. If the accident had happened anywhere else, with no one nearby trained to help, we know we would have lost him. George and I own and live at Valley V-Twin, a motorcycle dealership in Indio, CA. I am a member of the AMA, Sustaining Member of the MRF & Lifetime HOG member. We’ve brought the ASM classes to our area because we are dedicated to promoting rider training, rider safety, and motorcycle awareness in the State of California – including organizing an annual Motorcycle Awareness Month event every year for the last 4 years – helping others learn what to do in the aftermath of a motorcycle accident just fits in! Becoming an ASM Instructor was an obvious next step. I look forward to sharing my knowledge, training, and experience with you!

To host a class, you can contact me by filling out the form online


Kris “Blinky” Hinson, RN – ASM Lead Instructor

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Tucson, AZ – Kris has been riding motorcycles since 2002.  She has been a member of the American Legion Riders and currently rides with Blackhorse Regimental Cavalry Motorcycles.  Kris has worked ER, OR, medical/surgical, rehab, progressive care (formerly known as ICU step-down) as well as moonlit as an EMT while serving in the army.  She launched a new business, Riders to the Rescue, to help riders have the tools and education they need to be Good Samaritans in their communities. To contact Kris for a class: CLICK HERE


Ben Martinez, ASM Certified Instructor

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Phoenix, AZ – Ben Martinez has been riding since he was a kid on various makes and models and rides whenever he can. He is a proud 3-time patch holder and member of the Iron Butt Association.

Ben is a Rescue Rider and has been active in helping teach ASM classes and serve on many Rescue Rider missions. He has experience teaching large groups both live and via telecom classes.

To contact Ben, click here.




Logan Roberts – ASM Certified Instructor

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Logan RobertsHumboldt, AZ – Logan has run and owned dealerships since the mid 90’s. He has been riding since 1977 and has owned everything from mopeds, to cruisers, to dirt bikes, baggers, and even Russian Sidecar motorcycles. Logan has worked in the motorcycle industry since 1982 selling all brands from Aprilia to Zero’s. He is a life member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association and the Harley Owners Group. He is an active member of A.B.A.T.E. of Arizona and is a past officer on the Executive Board of the Arizona Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Foundation, A.M.S.A.F. Logan’s interest in the EMS began in 1980 when he completed an E.M.T. certification course. Life took him in a different direction when he decided to go into motorcycle sales instead of pursuing the First Responder career. Logan said, “I have held almost every officer position with H.O.G. and G.W.R.R.A. It always comes around to me leading or sweeping any rides we do. My Accident Scene Management classes always play a big part on these rides. I believe that the more we know, the safer we will be and the more fun we will have”. Logan has hosted numerous classes for his fellow riders of Northern Arizona and now he believes the time has come to help teach his friends and their friends. Logan says, “Reducing crashes and saving lives… it’s my new mantra”! Logan would love to help you schedule a class for your group. To Contact Logan, CLICK HERE

Lisa Malachowsky – ASM Lead Instructor

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Lisa MalachowskyPhoenix, AZ – Lisa has been riding motorcycles since she was twelve. Her father taught her clutching principles, and off she went! Lisa became a long-distance touring rider and fell in love with the camaraderie shared between motorcyclists on the road. In 2005, After a 20-year career in the computer industry, Lisa combined that career with her passion for motorcycles. She took a job at San Jose BMW in San Jose, CA, and since has worked for Schuberth North America/Held USA, and Ride Now Powersports. In 2010 Lisa moved to Phoenix, where she changed careers again to become a Respiratory Therapist. Lisa spent considerable time exploring the back roads of Arizona and discovering the things other travelers had not yet found.

Lisa’s involvement in motorcycling is full-on. She is a member of the American Motorcyclist Association, the BMW Riders Association, and Women on Wheels. She completed an Iron Butt ride and has ridden in South Africa, Italy, Corsica, Sardinia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Switzerland, and France. Lisa has written for many motorcycle Magazines. Lisa promotes Women and Motorcycling by attending and planning events, including a cross-country event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Van Buren sisters’ cross-continental ride. In 2021, Lisa started Dive N Ride Adventures LLC ( and hopes to create a travel program for motorcyclists and scuba divers to dive or ride worldwide.

Lisa’s dedication to safe riding led her to become a Total Control Motorcycle Safety Instructor in California in 2021. She added Accident Scene Management to the courses she can teach riders so she can combine rider education and ASM education to keep riders as safe as possible.

To contact Lisa for a class or presentation: CLICK HERE

Daniel Tolomei, FF/EMT AKA “DanDan the Fireman” – Lead Instructor

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Dan Tolomei DanDan the FiremanTucson, AZ – DanDan has been riding motorcycles since 2011. From 2007 to 2018, he was a full-time career Firefighter/EMT-B, applying that knowledge to help other motorcyclists stay safe. Dan utilizes his YouTube channel, DanDanTheFireman, to spread motorcycle safety messages even further! Since retiring as a Firefighter/EMT-B, Dan said: “I have dedicated myself to saving motorcyclists’ lives.” Dan became an MSF Rider Coach at the beginning of 2019. He says, “The more I learn, the better I can teach”. To reach Dan, CLICK HERE or watch some of his safety videos here.


Alaska Instructors

Judith C. L. Smith, EMT – ASM Lead Instructor

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Judy SmithAnchorage, AK – Judy has been riding dirt bikes since she was 10 years old. She was a passenger when she was a child too (at 6 years old). Her parents rode motorcycles and took her on adventures, discovering back roads and even took her camping on the motorcycles. Judy earned her first motorcycle endorsement in 2011 when she took the ABATE of Alaska Motorcycle Safety Course in Anchorage, Alaska. She has been the President of Last Frontier Motorcycle Club since 2013 and is the Treasurer of ABATE of Alaska. She owns a 2003 Honda Shadow; a 2002 Yamaha V-Star and a 2013 Can-AM Spyder. She says, “ I ride as much as I can”. To schedule a class or a presentation contact me online.





Michael Sweet, EMT/FF – ASM Lead Instructor

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Michael SweetAnchorage, AK – Mike is a 27 year Air Force veteran. He has been a Firefighter since 1974 for both military and civilian services. Mike added EMT-B in 1978 and advanced through the years to EMT 3 in the State of Alaska.  He teaches EMT’S, CPR, level 3 Fire Instructor and a Fire Officer IV. He taught at the Department of Defense Fire Academy for 6 yrs. Mike is currently the Fire Chief for the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel FD in Alaska.  He has been riding bikes for 36 years.  He owns several Harley’s and is a Life member of HOG and Road Captain for Chapter 66 in Anchorage Alaska. To schedule a class with Mike, click here.



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