Doug Randell is the EMS training officer for the St. Louis Fire Department. Since 1996, Doug Randell has served as a City of St. Louis EMT, paramedic, and was then promoted to EMS training officer in January 2000. As such, Randell is one of two responsible for medical training for the members of the department. He has volunteered his time with organizations such as the American Heart Association and has been the Chair of the Education Subcommittee of the State Advisory Council for the State of Missouri since 2004. Doug manages the fire department's AED program - from planning and training to deployment and equipment maintenance.