Garry Pomerleau

NC Level I, Paramedic EMT Instructor

Born in Ontario, Canada, Garry — who has been a North Carolina resident for the past three decades — joined our staff here at The National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education in the summer of 2014 as an EMT instructor. Garry is a North Carolina paramedic and a Level 1 EMS instructor for the state. He is also a paramedic preceptor and ergonomics safety officer for Orange County, N.C., Emergency Services.

Prior to NCOAE, Garry was an emergency medical technician for the Wake County EMS in Raleigh, N.C., and worked at First Health of the Carolinas, Cary EMS. He attended Wake Technical Community College.

A paramedic since 1991, Garry is a Level 1 EMS and CPR instructor, a Tactical Combat Casualty Care course participant from the Association of Emergency Medical Technicians and a Fit Responder trainer. In addition, he is a member of the North Carolina Tactical Medical Association (NCTMA).

Garry is married and the father of two teen sons. His hobbies include running, CrossFit and watching hockey.


Wake Technical Community College

  • North Carolina Tactical Medical Association (NCTMA)
  • Level 1 EMS and CPR instructor
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care
  • Fit Responder Trainer

NC Level II, Paramedic EMT Instructor

Assistant Course Director of EMS Education

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