SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Gold Cross Ambulance has named Ron Morris as Vice President of Government Affairs. He will be the liaison for municipality relationships for the company.
Morris comes to Gold Cross from South Salt Lake City where he recently retired as the Fire Chief/Emergency Manger after eight years. He is a career firefighter and has served in various positions within fire departments throughout Utah.
He started his career in 1977 when he joined the Salt Lake County Fire Department/Unified Fire Authority where he finished as the Deputy Fire Chief after 27 years. Morris also worked as a flight paramedic with AIRMED from 1984 to 1996, while also serving as an Adjunct Faculty instructor at the University of Utah. He later served as the Utah State Fire Marshall from 2005-2011.
Morris serves as Chairman of the Utah State Department of Health Emergency Medical Services Grant Committee and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Firefighters Credit Union. He also served as President of the Utah State Fire Chiefs Association and Vice President of the Western Fire Chiefs Association. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Utah Valley University.
“Ron brings a wealth of knowledge and relationships with him that will be an asset to Gold Cross as our company grows into the future,” said Mike Moffitt, President of Gold Cross Ambulance.
For over 50 years, Gold Cross Ambulance has provided basic life support, paramedic, critical care, neonatal, bariatric, event management standby, mass casualty care and 911 services. With a fleet of specially equipped emergency vehicles and a state-of-the-art communications center, Gold Cross Ambulance is uniquely positioned to providecomprehensive medical response in any situation.