TenaMarie Meyer joined Lakes Region EMS in 2000, working initially as an EMT Basic. Over the course of her 20+ year career, she went on to become a Paramedic, Critical Care Paramedic, and FTO. Tena has shown tremendous dedication to Lakes Region EMS by investing countless hours expanding the education opportunities, including teaching EMR and EMT, as well as new hire course(s) for onboarding and Essentials of Critical Care. Developing and teaching these courses put her as a constant presence for new employees, mentoring them as they begin their careers in EMS and within our organization.
Tena is passionate about improving patient care and provider knowledge through education and simulation. In her current role as the Manager of Clinical Services, Tena oversees clinical care and education, further advancing clinical offerings and education opportunities. Her pride and ownership show through all she does.
Outside of her work at Lakes Region EMS, Tena enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with her husband and three boys at their cabin in northern Minnesota. Lakes Region EMS is proud to recognize TenaMarie as a 2022 Star of Life.