Mr. Ferguson started his career in emergency services in 1990 as a volunteer with the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department. There he earned the ‘Outstanding First Year Medic Award’ in 1991. Quickly, he discovered that emergency services would be his career path and he worked his way through EMS certifications eventually obtaining his paramedic certification in 1993. During his career, he was privileged to work as a paramedic in some of the busiest 9-1-1 systems in the Greater Houston area, including the City of Pasadena and Harris County ESD No. 1. To this date, Mr. Ferguson maintains his Paramedic certification.
Mr. Ferguson has worked in many different administrative and leadership roles during his career including Operations and Communications Management, Business Development, and Asset and Fleet Management. He has served as the Operations Manager in Houston for the nation’s largest provider of Emergency Medical Services and has participated in numerous strategic planning and emergency response system development workgroups across the country. Mr. Ferguson joined the Manvel Emergency Medical Services team in 2006 and earned the ‘Administrator of the Year Award’ from the Greater Houston EMS Council in 2008. Mr. Ferguson became the Executive Director in January of 2018.
Mr. Ferguson has served as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the East Texas Gulf Coast Regional Trauma Advisory Council since 2011, and currently serves as a member of the EMS Committee of the Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council.
Mr. Ferguson and his wife, an elementary school teacher, have two sons. The oldest is a student at Texas A&M University (Class of ’20) and the youngest is still in his first year of life.
Additionally, Mr. Ferguson and his wife are both active volunteer members of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.