Annette McDade, Administrative Assistant

Hello, my name is Annette McDade.   I am a North Carolina native, born in Charlotte, but raised in Henderson County.   I have one younger sister.  I have been married for four years to my husband Ed, and I am a second mom to my husband’s son, William.  My husband and I also have a daughter in law, Anna.  We have a fur baby, an almost 10 year old dog named Bella.

After letting my first EMT certification go, I returned to class later and followed the EMT certification through to Paramedic, finishing in 2009.  I went on to obtain my National Registry Paramedic a short time after that.

My role with PreMed training group is as an Administrative Assistant.  I help with class registrations, site planning and coordinating for testing, test writing, and trauma makeup for scenario based training.

I currently work at Henderson County Rescue Squad.  I am a Field Training Officer there as well as the EMS Coordinator.  I have my certification for Technical Rescue, and I have been with the Rescue Squad since 2007.

I am working on completing my hours for my Level  I instructor.  I am currently an instructor for BLS and Stop the Bleed.  I frequently teach classes in First Aid for Scouting. I also teach Moulage (makeup application for trauma scenarios).

In my free time, I enjoy the outdoors, unplanned road trips, and spending time with friends.

I enjoy mentoring others, whether in small groups like Scouting, community classes, or larger groups, like training with the Rescue Squad.