MSHPA, CMTE, MEP
Associate Executive Director
Dudley Smith is Associate Executive Director of the CAMTS and will assist with administrative details for CAMTS Global. Dudley is a former disaster planning consultant who served for 25 years as the Corporate Director for Air Care & Mobile Care and Disaster Management for the University Hospital and the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati. He also served as the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) liaison to the Board of Directors of the CAMTS, where he served on the executive committee as the Commission’s Treasurer. His active involvement in critical care transport medicine earned him the Marriott-Carlson Award in 1999, for outstanding contributions to the air medical industry and the AAMS Life Time Achievement Award in 2011.
Gigi Randall works in the CAMTS administration office in Anderson, SC. She has been with CAMTS since 2013 and handles site survey scheduling, developing many of the marketing materials for CAMTS and CAMTS Global, and preparing the standards for printing and publishing for CAMTS and CAMTS Global. She also developed and manages the CAMTS Global website.
Executive Director & Founder
Eileen Frazer, RN, CMTE, is the Executive Director of the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) since its inception in 1990 and serves as the Executive Director for CAMTS Global. Eileen is a former Chief Flight Nurse who served as the Safety Committee Chair for AAMS and did the feasibility study in 1988 that led to the development of CAMTS. Eileen received the Jim Carlson award for aviation/safety in 1991, the Marriott-Carlson Award in 2000, for outstanding contributions to the air medical industry and the FAA Safety Team’s Education Outreach Award in 2009 for producing and distributing the “Hazards of Helicopter Shopping” video. In 2012, Eileen co-edited the reference book entitled “Safety and Quality Medical Transport Systems: Creating an Effective Culture” with Dr. John Overton, a former CAMTS Board member. This book was published by ASHGATE in London and is a collection of works and research by known human factors and safety experts.
Eileen also authored the book, The Emergence of Helicopters and Hospitals: From Vietnam to Hospital Air Ambulances, published by CAMTS in 2022.
MBA, RN, CFRN,
Associate Executive Director
Jan Eichel is Associate Executive Director for CAMTS based near Kalamazoo, Michigan. Ms. Eichel has over 30 years of experience as a flight nurse and Clinical Director, in addition to educator on a regional and national level. She has also served on the CAMTS Board of Directors representing the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and a site surveyor since 2005. She is active in publishing both research and text pertinent to the speciality of transport medicine. Contributing writings include Patient Transport: Principles & Practice, 5th Edition, The Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management, 4th & 5th Edition, and Transport Nurse Advanced Trauma Course Provider Manual, 4th, 5th & 6th Editions (currently ASTNA: Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course). In 2023 Jan was inducted as a Fellow in the Academy of Air & Surface Transport Nurses in recognition of her significant impact on the critical care transport industry.
Shelley Dixon has been at CAMTS since August 2004. Based in the Anderson, SC physical office. As Accounts Manager Shelley not only oversees the CAMTS finances but also the CAMTS website and databases. She is the go-to person for all of questions related to the CAMTS Accreditation process, forms, and software.