Chris became an EMT with TIMER in 2013. At that time became an intern instructor and in 2020 he became a Certified Lab Instructor. He has worked in a variety of EMS Departments starting at ST Barnabas hospital in the South Bronx. He now works at Maimonides Medical Center EMS in Brooklyn and New York…

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Gal’s interest in the field started in the mid 90’s when he was first certified in CPR and First Aid. He later became a student and certified through TIMER. As a NYS EMT and AHA Instructor he joined the clinical staff in 2012 and continues to work in the field and volunteer in the community. He…

Gary Chin became a NYS certified EMT in 2011, Gary has remained with TIMER as an instructor, first as an intern instructor, and then in 2019, became a NYS Certified Lab Instructor. Besides teaching at TIMER and being a member of Volunteer Heart Ambulance. He continues to use the skills of an EMT at Community…

Rosanne Giovansanti started her EMS career originally in 1990 as a member of NYPD Auxiliary Emergency Services Unit Patrol Boro Staten Island. She is a member of Volunteer Heart Ambulance. She is a Nationally Registered EMT. The is an American Heart Association BLS Regional Faculty/Instructor at Richmond University Medical Center. She holds certifications in Advanced…

Steven O’Brady has been working in the Emergency Medical Services as an EMT since 1997 and a paramedic from the year 2000. He started his career at Richmond County Ambulance,  as an EMT which he worked for 5 years to later be employed at Richmond University Hospital. There as a Paramedic he spent 15 years…

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Executive Director

Monte Posner is the Executive Director of the Training Institute for Medical Emergencies and Rescue (TIMER). He has his Masters in Social Work from New York University. Monte began his Emergency Medical Services (EMS) career in 1975 as a founding member of the former Canarsie Volunteer Ambulance Corp in Brooklyn NY. He became an EMT…

Troy jackson

Troy Jackson has been an EMT since 1989 and an instructor since 1991. He is a CLI and a first aid and CPR instructor. He currently works at Richmond University Medical Center (formerly St Vincent’s). He has worked at Bayley Seton Hospital, Staten Island University Hospital, and Lutheran Medical Center. He was the director of…

jim Donnelly

Jim Donnelly has been an EMT since 1990. He worked for the former Bailey Seton Hospital and currently is employed at the Richmond University Medical Center. He has been with TIMER providing EMT services to Staten Island and New York since its inception. He became a Certified Lab Instructor in 1992, and was the Rotations…

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After graduating from TIMER in 2004, Christopher began working as an intern instructor, and worked his way up to become a NYS certified Lab Instructor. Currently Christopher works as the lead EMT for Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital. He enjoys serving New York and providing excellent EMT services and training to upcoming TIMER students.

Mike Fiore

Clinical Coordinator

Mike began his EMS career in March 1996 as a New York State Certified First Responder. In June 1998, Mike graduated from TIMER and became a NYS EMT. From June 1998 through May 2000, Mike worked full-time with various private ambulance companies across New Jersey. In May 2000, Mike successfully completed the EMT Intern Program…