People: Shannon Popovich and Kendra Davis appointed at REMSA

Shannon Popovich

Shannon Popovich

REMSA Health has announced the appointment of two leaders to its Regional Emergency Communications Center: Shannon Popovich as director and Kendra Davis as manager.

Popovich provides oversight, guidance, and vision to the communications center, bringing more than 25 years of experience in emergency medical services.

Before joining REMSA Health, she served as the public safety dispatch administrator at the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Emergency Management, where she oversaw all communications functions to ensure seamless coordination in emergency response situations.

Popovich began her EMS career as an emergency medical technician with American Medical Response in the greater Los Angeles area. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Abraham Lincoln University.

Kendra Davis


In her role as manager, Davis leads the communications center's day-to-day operations, overseeing 42 employees including medical/fire dispatchers, transfer coordinators, registered nurses and air communications specialists.

She brings more than 20 years of experience in managing 9-1-1 communications to her leadership position. Davis first joined the organization in 1996 then relocated to California, where she held a variety of healthcare provider roles including advanced emergency medical technician, paramedic, and medical dispatch specialist.


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