Brett Coghlan has worked in EMS since 1984, working 33 years as a paramedic. Brett has held many positions with different ambulance services over the years, including Austin County EMS. Since 1989, multiple EMS & Ambulance services have utilized him for the ordering of their supplies. Brett has worked off and on for Austin County EMS, both as a part-time and full-time employee, since 1995.
In 2014, Brett was hired back full-time with Austin County EMS and in 2017 was promoted to Logistics Coordinator. Brett is essential in keeping our fleet in great shape and safe for our employees and patients. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Brett was able to get not only our service, but multiple law enforcement agencies much needed PPE. He also sourced PPE for local nursing homes in the county as well.
For many years Brett has served on the Texas Ambulance Association Board of Directors and is vital to not only Austin County EMS, but EMS in general, helping to ensure our wants and needs are recognized by our state government. Brett was also on the Rural Task Force of the Governor’s EMS & Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) and helped compile the Texas Elected Officials’ Guide to Emergency Medical Services. He has been a TEEX EMS adjunct instructor since 2007 and TEEX EMS Advisory Board member as well.
Brett is proud to be a part of Austin County EMS and having helped it grow over the years.