Paramedic - Professional Speaker - Deputy Chief of Operations (Retired)
New Orleans EMS
Chief Bouvier, known nationally and internationally as a professional EMS speaker began his Fire/EMS career in 1975. He served as Fire Chief for Monsanto 1975-2012. New Orleans EMS EMT/Paramedic 1989 until retiring in 2019 as Deputy Chief of Operations. Currentlyserves as the Hazardous Materials Officer for Westwego Fire Department. Commanded most New Orleans major events including Mardi Gras & Super Bowls. Recipient of the 1989 National EMT of the Year Award, 2008 Rocco Morando Lifetime Achievement Award, 2019 Louisiana EMS Lifetime Achievement Award. Bouvier served as NAEMT President 2004-2006. Bouvier has an extensive Fire/EMS educational background and has made written contributions in 13 EMS textbooks. He presently serves on the EMS World Editorial Advisory Board and continues to serve both Fire & EMS as a professional speaker & educator.