EMS Officers

Deputy of EMS

EMS Deputy 9

Kelsey Patnaude

EMS Captain

EMS Captain 9

Amy Fitzgerald

EMS Captain Fitzgerald is originally from Hillsdale, NJ. She graduated from the University of Delaware in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. She is currently working as a Highway Engineer for a Newark design firm.

EMS Captain Fitzgerald joined Aetna in 2006 and became a NREMT-B and Delaware EMT-B in 2007. She has previously served as a Lieutenant for two years at Aetna, and as EMS Captain for 2 years and an EMS Deputy.


Lieutenant 7

Alec Thornton


Lieutenant 8

Chris Zistl

EMS Lieutenant 8 Chris Zistl joined the company in 1993, and has been a member for 25 years. He has held the previous position of EMS Captain, and also served on the Aetna Review Board. He is currently an engine/rescue driver, swiftwater rescue technician, and EMT. Chris has an Associate’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, and currently works at Bank of America.


Lieutenant 10

Mike Aulen