Robert A. Stuart
EMS Director, Sussex County EMS
Robert Stuart is the EMS Director for Sussex County Emergency Medical Service (SCEMS), the agency that provides paramedic services to Sussex County, Delaware. He has served the department for 26 years since its inception in 1991, 19 years in administration and seven years as a field paramedic. He has been in EMS for over 30 years serving his community as a volunteer for the Millsboro VFW Ambulance Service and a firefighter for the Millsboro Volunteer Fire Company prior to becoming a paramedic. During his service with SCEMS, he has seen the department grow from one paramedic unit with 12 employees to eight full-time units, two part-time units and a staff of 116 personnel. Sussex County EMS has seen a steady increase in response demand over the years and expects to respond to approximately 25,000 calls for service and transport approximately 15,000 patients to the hospital this year.