Everyone involved in Region 4  and other regions work restlessly to create a better state but the 3 listed below, Dr. Chris Eberlein, Bill Klemp and Greg Breen, are your team leaders for South Western Wisconsin's HERC.


Dr. Chris Eberlein

        Dr. Chris Eberlein is a practicing, board-certified emergency medicine physician at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He serves as the medical director of Tri-State Ambulance and Tri-State Regional Ambulance services, and numerous 1st responder agencies. Improvement and standardization of pre-hospital care as an extension
of the hospital and emergency department are subjects of particular interest to Dr. Eberlein. 

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Bill Klemp
Bill Klemp served in the military for over 36 years with 20+ of it in the medical arena developing plans for response and preparedness for emergencies, disasters and in times of war. Bill served in many roles including Senior Medical Planner of all military operations in Afghanistan, Global Patient Movement, Officer for US Transportation Command, one of the Project Officr's for Dod's new infectious disease transport module and senior medical evaluator for all US Army medicaal units supporting civil Authorities in a disaster response. 
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Greg Breen

Greg Breen has been involved in emergency medical services (EMS) since 1978, including as
a paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department. He retired from the La Crosse Fire Department and has worked with the Southwest Regional Trauma Advisory Council since 2006.

He has served as a member of the board for Wisconsin EMS for Children. 

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Executive Board

James Newlun – Region 4 Executive Board Chair

Office: 608-374-0224

Cell:  608-542-0346


Tia Meyer- Executive Board Vice Chair 

Office: 608-392-8974


Christopher Eberlein- Medical Advisor

Cell: 608-397-3212


Tom Tornstrom- Treasurer

Office: 608-784-8827

Stephanie Kopp- Secretary

Office: 715-538-1788

Bob Ritger, Healthcare Consultant

Cell: 608-780-6789


Greg Breen, HCC Trauma Coordinator

Cell: 608-792-3074


Bill Klemp – Region 4 HCC Coordinator


Cell: 608-751-0698

Kristian Page-Emergency Management Representative

Office: 715-284-0263

Cell: 715-896-3480

Tiffany Giesler- Public Health Representative

Office: 608-296-8666