Central Coalition

Central Coalition

Counties Served

Hunterdon | Mercer | Middlesex | Monmouth | Ocean | Somerset | Union

Upcoming Meetings

In-Person Meetings

Coalition Members

Scott SkrivanekCentral Coalition Leader

Scott Skrivanek is director of network emergency management for the Hackensack Meridian Health, overseeing the emergency preparedness initiatives of the system’s 17 hospitals and more than 500 healthcare locations. Prior to transitioning into the hospital field, he had a 30-year career in emergency medical services of which 20 were spent as a state and nationally certified paramedic. He continues as a New Jersey certified EMT Instructor and is the former chair of the education committee of the New Jersey Association of Paramedic Programs.

Robert Field, Jr., CHEPCentral Coalition Leader

Robert “Bob” Field, Jr., CHEP is the Assistant Vice President, Support Services, Safety and Security at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton.

Bob has over 35 years of military, federal law enforcement, and private security experience. Since retiring from the U.S. Coast Guard in 2005, he has managed a private security company and become certified as a New Jersey State Police Security Officer Instructor.

Bob was honored in 2018 as the national Campus Safety Director of the Year for Healthcare by Campus Safety Magazine, which represents hospitals, schools, and universities throughout the United States.

Dr. Ammundeep TagoreCentral Coalition Clinical Advisor

Dr. Ammundeep Tagore, a native Texan, is associate medical director for RWJBH Mobile Health EMS and serves as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rutgers N.J. Medical School. He is board certified in emergency medicine with a subspecialty in EMS and disaster medicine. He also serves as the associate program director for the EMS and Disaster Medicine Fellowship and core teaching faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and trains physicians pursuing a specialty in emergency medicine and EMS/disaster medicine.

Dr. Tagore also has the ability, when requested, to bring the emergency room to the scene with his physician response vehicle as part of MD1, a 24/7 Physician Response Unit.