Jason began his career in EMS in 1993. He has worked in almost every position in EMS to include EMT, Paramedic, Field Training Officer, Quality Assurance Officer, Clinical Manager, Operations Manager and is now the EMS Director for Schertz EMS. Jason has been with the City since 2006. His undergraduate work was in Emergency Health Science from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Accepted into the graduate program at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, he will be graduating with a master’s degree in Public Administration in 2021. He is married to his beautiful wife Michelle and they have three amazing daughters; Hayden, Morgan and Reagan.
Brandon is a fourth-generation public servant who began his involvement with emergency services in 1994 with Apollo Hose Co. #2 as a volunteer firefighter. He came to Schertz in 2011 and has worked as an EMT, Advanced EMT, Paramedic, Field Training Officer, and is currently the Operations Manager for Schertz EMS. He obtained his Paramedic certification in 2011 and went on to continue his education at the University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Emergency Health Science. He has continued to pursue his master’s degree at the American Military University with a major in Emergency Management with an expected end date in late 2020. Brandon is an avid cyclist and volunteers countless hours to different cycling events in the community. Brandon is married to his wife Melanie since 2010 and has 2 children, Marissa and Preston.
Mike has been involved in public safety since 1986, volunteering with Bexar County Fire Corps, Company #4. Since that time, he has worked as an EMT, Firefighter/Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, Deputy Sheriff, PI/Education Coordinator and is currently the Clinical Manager for Schertz EMS as well as a Deputy Fire Marshal with Comal County. He completed his undergraduate studies in Emergency Health Science at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and is currently working on a master’s degree in Public Administration at Columbia Southern University. He is married to his wife Cindy and they have two daughters, Kayla and Kendall.
Erica started her career with the City of Schertz EMS in February of 2019. Her professional career includes support positions in legal, insurance, and financial services. Erica is a graduate of University of Maryland University College with a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. Recently relocated from Germany, Erica and her husband Carlos are happy to call Schertz home.
Dr. Donovan Butter has been the medical director for Schertz EMS and surrounding communities since 1992. He received his Bachelor of Science with honors from Texas State University and Doctorate degree from North Texas State University Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Post graduate training was at Corpus Christi Osteopathic Hospital, Brooke Army Medical Center and Driscoll Children's Hospital. Board certified in emergency medicine and family medicine as well as undersea and hyperbaric medicine, Dr. Butter has practiced emergency medicine since 1987 and hyperbaric and wound care medicine since 1999. He is currently the medical director at Christus Santa Rosa Westover Hills Wound Care Center and the chief of hyperbaric medicine and limb salvage. Previously, Dr. Butter served as Adjunct Assistant Professor at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio as well as chairman of the Texas EMS Advisory Council to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and was assistant EMS medical director for San Antonio Fire and EMS from 1990 to 1995. Prior to his medical education, Dr. Butter also served as a Paramedic with several EMS systems in Texas and developed a long-standing love and appreciation of our EMS and public service first responders that serve and protect the public welfare. He was the recipient of the Texas EMS Medical Director Award for personal and professional dedication to EMS in Texas in 1994. Dr. Butter is married to his wife Rita and enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is a fifth generation Texan and likes to travel across Texas.