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Representing New York's Community, Volunteer & Non-Profit EMS Sector the The New York State Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Association is a statewide not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) membership organization, active since 1939. Our mission is to promote and assist the interests of the state’s community volunteer and nonprofit EMS/First Responder/First Aid sector. The association continues to keep pace with the challenges facing EMS, First Response and Rescue today. Membership is open to organizations and individuals.


We would like to welcome District 20 and Interim Director Dakotah J. Olcott!

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September 24-27, 2015

Crowne Plaza, Suffern, NY

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Upcoming Events

NNYSVARA Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, November 7 2015
Capitol Hill Management’s Office
1450 Western Av. Suite 101
Albany, NY 12203