Metrolina Preparedness

Dedicated to organizing healthcare assets through planning, information sharing and coordination to ensure that healthcare organizations have the support they need in order to provide health care to residents and visitors of western North Carolina.

Who We Serve

The Mountain Area Healthcare Preparedness Coalition serves the citizens and communities within the MAHPC Region by facilitating the disaster preparedness capabilities of our primary partners across the region. Our partners include:

Avery County

Mitchell County

Yancey County

Madison County

Haywood County

Swain County

Graham County

Cherokee County

Clay County

Macon County

Jackson County

Transylvania County

Henderson County

Buncombe

McDowell

Rutherford

Polk

Hospitals
Avery – Cannon Hospital (Appalachian Regional Healthcare System)
436 Hospital Drive
Linville, NC 28646
Shawn Peele - ARHS Chief of Police/EM
(828) 265-5049
Christine McKinney - ED Manager
(828) 213-9672
Mission Hospital
509 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Pat Fugate - System Emergency Manager
(828) 265-5049
Mark Johnson - Mission Main EM
(828) 257-7721
Ned Fowler - Community EMS Liaison
(828) 257-7712
Jackie Gosnell - ED Manager
(828) 213-9672
Charles George VA Medical Center
1100 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
Kevin Davis - Emergency Manager
(828) 298-7911 x4390
Cherokee County – Murphy Medical Center
3990 E. US Hwy. 64 Alt.
Murphy, NC 28906
Gail Bachteler - ED Manager
(828) 837-8161
Cherokee Indian Hospital
188 Hospital Rd C268
Cherokee, NC 28719
Victoria Harlan - ED Manager
(828) 497-9163 x6504
Haywood Regional Medical Center
262 Leroy George Dr.
Clyde, NC 28721
Kevin Summar - ED Manager
(828) 452-8190
Henderson – Pardee Hospital
800 N. Justice Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Shaun Clayton - ED Manager
(828) 694-7724
Michelle Reynolds - EM/Safety Officer
(828) 696-4213
Henderson – Park Ridge Hospital
100 Hospital Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Vivienne Lendway
828-650-8120
Jackson – Harris Hospital
68 Hospital Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
Stephen Plemmons - ED Manager
(828) 586-7000
Macon – Highlands – Cashiers Hospital
57 White Owl Lane
Cashiers, NC 28717
Cindy Benton - ED Manager
(828) 526-1200
Macon – Angel Medical Center
120 Riverview St,
Franklin, NC 28791
Hollis Whitehead - ED Manager
(828) 524-8411
McDowell Hospital
430 Rankin Drive
Marion, NC 28752
Angie Pettus, RN
(828) 659-5000
Mitchell – Blue Ridge Regional Hospital
125 Hosptial Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Megan McKinney - ED Manager
(828) 765-4201
Polk – St Luke’s Hospital
101 Hosptial Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
Lori Oliver - ED Manager
(828) 894-3311
Rutherford Regional Hospital
288 S Ridgecrest St
Rutherfordton, NC 28319
Coleman Lance - ED Manager
(828) 286-5000
Swain Hospital
45 Plateau St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Vacant ED Manager
(828) 488-2155
Transylvania Regional Hospital
260 Hospital Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
Alison Fore
(828) 883-5424
EMS Agencies
Avery County EMS
PO Box 1105
Newland, NC 28657
Jerry Turbyfill - EMS Director
(828) 733-8286
Buncombe County EMS
164 Erwin Hills Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Ken Shields - SMAT III Coordinator
(828) 250-6630
Jamie Judd - Training Officer
(828) 250-6633
Cherokee County EMS
59 Hiwassee St.
Suite 105
Murphy, NC 28906
Doug Mills - EMS Director
(828) 837-7352
Clay County EMS
41 Courthouse Drive
Hayesville, NC 28904
Ricky Lancaster - EMS Director
(828) 389-1233
EBCI EMS
Anthony Sequoia - EMS Program Director
(828) 554-6451
David Crisp - Paramedic, SMAT III Team Leader
(828) 497-6402
Graham County EMS
Larry Hembree - EMS Director
(828) 479-7967
Haywood County EMS
Jim Pressley - EMS Manager
(828) 399-1054
Henderson County EMS
Mike Barnett EMS Manager
(828) 697-4827
Henderson County Rescue Squad & SMAT III
Jimmy Brissey - HCRS Chief
(828) 692-3487
Jackson – Harris EMS
Matthew Burrell- EMS Director
(828) 586-7936
Madison County EMS
Travis Wright - EMS Manager
(828) 649-3111
McDowell County EMS
William Kehler - Emergency Services Director
(828) 652-3241
Mitchell County EMS
Kevin Melton - EMS Manager
(828) 688-2261
Polk County EMS
Michael Crater - EMS Manager
(828) 894-3067
Rutherford County EMS
Carl McKnight
(828) 287-6383
Swain County EMS
David Breedlove - Emergency Manager
(828) 488-6021
Transylvania County EMS
Bobby Cooper - EMS Director
(828) 884-3244
Yancey County EMS
Clayborn Carroll - EMS Drirector
(828) 682-2512
Emergency Management
Avery County Emergency Management
PO Box 581
Newland, NC 28657
David Vance - Emergency Manager/Fire Marshal
(828) 733-8213
Paul Buchanan
Buncombe County Emergency Management
164 Erwin Hills Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Jerry Vehaun - Emergency Services Director
(828) 250-6600
Angie Ledford - Emergency Services Planner
(828) 250-6600
Cherokee County Emergency Management
59 Hiwassee St.
Suite 105
Murphy, NC 28906
Robin Caldwell - Emergency Services Director
(828) 837-7352
Clay County Emergency Management
41 Courthouse Drive
Hayesville, NC 28904
Ricky Lancaster - Emergency Services Director
(828) 389-9640
EBCI Emergency Management
Robert Panther - Emergency Management Program Manager
(828) 359-6434
Graham County Emergency Management
49 S Main Street
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Larry Hembree - Emergency Services Director
(828) 479-7967
Haywood County Emergency Management
Greg Shuping - Emergency Services Coordinator
(828) 456-2391
Henderson County Emergency Management
Jimmy Brissie - Emergency Services Director
(828) 697-4728
Jackson County Emergency Management
1620 U.S. Highway 441
Sylva, NC 28779
Todd Dillard - Emergency Management Director
(828)586-7508
Macon County Emergency Management

Warren Cabe - Emergency Services Director
(828) 349-2067
Macon County EMS
Warren Cabe - EMS Manager
(828) 697-4827
Madison County Emergency Management
Vacant
(828) 649-9608
McDowell County Emergency Management
294 South Main Street
Marion, NC 28752
Craig Walker - Emergency Manager
(828) 652-3982
McDowell County SMAT III
John Burner - SMAT III Coordinator
(828) 652-3241
Mitchell County Emergency Management
294 South Main Street
Marion, NC 28752
Tommy Winchester
(828) 688-4771
Polk County Emergency Management
40 Courthouse Street
Columbus, NC 28722
Bobby Arledge - Emergency Manager
(828) 894-6342
Rutherford County Emergency Management
339 Callahan Koon Rd
Spindale, NC 28160
Roger Hollifield - Emergency Manager
(828) 287-6090
Swain County Emergency Management
1422 U.S. Hwy 19 South
Bryson City, NC 28713
David Breedlove - Emergency Manager
(828) 488-6021
Transylvania County Emergency Management
21 E Main Street
Brevard, NC 28712
Kevin Shook - Communications Director
(828) 884-3188
Yancey County Emergency Management
15 East Boulevard
Burnsville, NC 28714
Jeff Howell - Emergency Manager
(828) 678-9266
Public Health
Henderson County Department of Public Health
1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Anita Glance
828-694-6038
Avery County Public Health, Toe River District
545 Schultz Circle
Newland, NC 28657
Susan Clark - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 733-6031 x6063
Buncombe County Public Health Department
PO Box 325
Newland, NC 28657
Fletch Tove
(828) 250-6545
Cherokee County Public Health Department
228 Hilton Street
Murphy, NC 28906
Phillip Anderson - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 837-7486
Clay County Public Health Department
345 Courthouse Drive
Hayesville, NC 28904
Tanya Long - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 389-8052
EBCI – Cherokee Public Health Department
43 John Crowe Hill Rd.
PO Box 666
Cherokee, NC 28719
Abby Holmes - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 359-1500
Graham County Public Health
21 S Main Street
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Betty Jean Orr - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 479-7901
Haywood County Public Health Department
157 Paragon Parkway, Suite 800
Clyde, NC 28721
Anita Wilkins - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 356-2250
Henderson County Public Health Department
1200 Spartanburg Hwy
Hendersonville, NC 28734
Anita Glance
(828) 694-6038
Jackson County Public Health Department
538 Scotts Creek Rd, Suite 100
Sylva, NC 28779
Debbie Matthews - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 578-8279
Macon County Public Health Department
1830 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28792
Melissa Leatherman - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 349-2459
Madison County Public Health Department
493 Medical Park Drive
Marshall, NC 28753
Shelia Metcalf - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 649-3531
McDowell County (RPM District) Public Health
408 Spaulding Rd
Marion, NC 28752
Lee Arrington
(828) 652-6811
Mitchell – Toe River Public Health District
130 Forest Srv Rd A
Bakersville, NC 28705
Susan Clark - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 733-6031 x6063
Polk County (RPM District) Health Department
161 Walker Street
Columbus, NC 28722
Lee Arrington
(828) 894-8271
Rutherford County (RPM District) Health Department
221 Callahan Koon Rd
Spindale, NC 28160
Lee Arrington
(828) 287-6100
Swain County Public Health Department
545 Center Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Stacy Parris - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 488-3198
Transylvania County Public Health Department
98 E Morgan Street, Suite 170
Brevard, NC 28712
Vacant - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 884-3135
Yancey – Toe River Public Health District
202 Medical Campus Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714
Susan Clark - Preparedness Coordinator
(828) 733-6031 x6063