Steve Moyers recently began a newly created position at the Grady Health System, one of the largest academic teaching hospitals in Emergency Medical Services. He now serves as the vice president/dean of EMS Education and Development. Grady Health Systems has seen significant growth and continues to expand their operations to South Georgia and serve as a leader in the future of EMS, community paramedicine.
Moyers served as dean of health sciences at Gwinnett Technical College for nine years where he had worked for 20 years, beginning as an adjunct instructor. He has served as EMS clinical director, EMS program director, and as associate director for health science continuing education. In addition to chairing a number of academic and college-wide committees, he led Gwinnett Tech through its conversion from quarters to semesters in 2011. Moyers is a past instructor of the year and a president’s award winner. He served as a site-visitor for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and a team captain for the Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Profession (CoAEMSP). Some of his higher education interests include institutional effectiveness, accreditation, program outcomes, and academic affairs leadership.
Moyers is a nationally registered and Georgia licensed paramedic and has been involved in EMS for over 25 years, with the majority spent in education. He implemented and completed the process for Gwinnett Technical College to become Georgia’s first nationally accredited EMS program. He is a Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners appointed member and vice chair of the Region 3 EMS council overseeing the EMS system for the metro-Atlanta region. Moyers serves on several Gwinnett County public health and emergency management committees and is the designated Gwinnett Tech representative to the county Emergency Operations Center and to the State Operations Center for the Technical College System of Georgia.
He served several years as the vice-president for the Dacula Athletic Association and currently volunteers with the Gwinnett County Juvenile Court in their youth diversion program and with the Leadership Gwinnett program.
Moyers holds an associate of applied science degree in health from DeKalb College, a bachelor of science in education from the University of Georgia, and a master of arts in leadership from Shorter College.