Ian Weston, MA,
Prior to joining ASMI, Ian served as the director of the HHS-Emergency Medical Services for Children Program, National Resource Center at Childrenís National Medical Center. He serves as executive director of the American Trauma Society, an organization that serves as an advocate for the trauma care system, trauma prevention programs, and victims of trauma and their families throughout the United States. He leads efforts to grow and support the organizationís programs, research, and resources. Ian special knowledge base is used to support clients in the emergency medical services and emergency management arenas. Ian lead the State Partnership Technical Assistance Team and was responsible for providing support to EMSC state programs and efforts to ensure emergency medical programs were adequately prepared to care for children. He also served as senior director of government affairs and Policy & CFO for Jeffrey Kimbell and Associates, a health care/life sciences policy and lobbying firm. In this capacity, Ian was responsible for developing legislative strategies, and advising clients on health related, congressional legislation and activities of the U.S. Congress and Administration. Ian served as legislative assistant to U.S. Congressman John Sweeney (R-NY), in which he was responsible for a large legislative portfolio. Ian advised the Congressman in a number of specialty areas including healthcare, judiciary, labor, veterans affairs/healthcare, small business, education, Social Security and Campaign Finance & Election Law. Ian holds a M.A. in Public Policy (Global Medical and Health Policy) from George Mason University and received his B.A. in Public Policy & Political Science from Syracuse University. In his spare time, Ian serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of Health Policy Young Professionals, is the president of the regional alumni association for Syracuse University and is a volunteer firefighter/medic for the Arlington County Fire Department. Ian joined ASMI in 2012.