Kansas City Fire Chief Smokey Dyer would also become the chief executive officer of MAST under a memorandum approved Tuesday by the ambulance service s board.
The board made the decision after a closed-door discussion at its monthly meeting.
The Kansas City Council is expected to vote Thursday on Dyer s appointment.
Dyer would be in charge of the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust during its transition into city government. The ambulance service is scheduled to be folded into the Fire Department by April 25.