Life Flight Network names new Communications Center Director

Life Flight Network names new Communications Center Director 19 Mar, 12, Source: Life Flight Network

Life Flight Network, a not-for-profit air medical transport service in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West, has named Brian Howerton as its new Communications Center Director.

Life Flight Network’s Communication Center in Boise, ID operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day. It is responsible for receiving and coordinating all incoming requests for transports and uses the latest satellite tracking technology and data systems to monitor each aircraft’s movement.

Mr. Howerton comes to Life Flight Network with nearly twenty years of expertise in services delivery with careers at MTI, Comcast, Camera World, Qwest Communications, and Bank of America. He will be responsible for overseeing all activities within Life Flight Network’s Communications Center and ensuring that the center consistently exceeds first responder’s service standards and helps Life Flight Network operate at optimal efficiency while transporting seriously ill or injured patients in a safe, compassionate, efficient, and expeditious manner.

Michael Griffiths, Life Flight Network CEO, stated, “We are excited to bring Brian and his wealth of knowledge and experience on board. I look forward to seeing our Communications Center evolve as Life Flight Network continues to grow.”

Mr. Howerton has a BS in Management and Business Information Systems from George Fox University and sits on the NARMS MSO Committee contributing to the growth and quality of service organizations throughout North America.

About Life Flight Network:
Life Flight Network, a not-for-profit air medical service, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). Life Flight Network has administrative offices in Aurora, Oregon and is owned by a consortium of Legacy Health System, Providence Health System-Oregon, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and Oregon Health and Science University. Rotor-wing services are provided by Air Methods Corporation. Fixed-wing services are provided by Aero Air, LLC, AvCenter, and Conyan Aviation. For more information about Life Flight Network, visit

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