Our Staff & Volunteers

April Hargett – Administrator
April (pictured above left) was raised in New England and Florida (West Palm Beach area). After graduating from Eckerd College (St. Petersburg) she spent 17 years teaching English to Japanese students in Japan. She moved to Vero Beach in 1992. April was a volunteer driver for the Volunteer Ambulance Squad for four years before becoming administrator in 1997. In addition to her duties at the Squad, April also sings in the Vero Beach Choral Society. She and her husband, Dan, have one daughter.

Carol Rowell-Johnson – Administrative Assistant
Carol (pictured above right) was born and raised in the great state of Maine. She lived and worked in New York City for 6 years before moving to Charlotte, NC. Continuing her migration down the east coast she has resided in Vero Beach since 1998. During the last 16 years she has been employed as a certified personal trainer, restaurant manager and law office administrator. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, photography, kayaking and bicycling.

Monday Drivers
Pictured 2nd row:
Joe Troiano, Gary West, Jeff Norris, Jim Manor, Jim Powers, Loyd Nix, Sharon Smith
Pictured front row:
Fred Gordon, Cheryl Connelly, Steve Huber, Kathy Wright, Kerry Whitney
Tuesday Drivers
Pictured 2nd row:
Wayne Thomas, Stan Nevin, Jim Kastensmidt, Mike James, Ralph Capaldo, Dwight Hoffman, Richard Gilbert, Steve MacNamee, Bill Ritter
Pictured front row:
Dave McConahy, Clark Ballard, Bob Wilhide, Walter Burns, Cap McGann

Wednesday Drivers
Pictured 2nd row:
Jerry Tonner, Ed Andrie, John Ross, Wayne Samson, Carl Goembel, Joe Quigley, Art Eberhart, Bill Jonsen, Larry Wilhelm
Pictured front row:
Jim Spillman, Gina Edwards, Loyd Nix, Bruce Albro
Thursday Drivers
Pictured 2nd row:
Bruce Hawley, Paul Sipel, Bob Barker, Jim Manor, Paul Rubado, Syd Gurley
Pictured front row:
Steve Huber, Bob Gilmore
Friday Drivers
Pictured from left to right:
Art Snell, Phyllis Connelly, Steve Connelly, Dave McConahy, Gerry Villeneuve, Gary Brisson
Saturday Cleaning and Maintenance
Pictured from left to right:
Frank Vercouteren, Barbara Vercouteren, Bob MacDonald, Carl Goembel, Ginya Dery, Walter Burns

About Us
The Squad has positively impacted our community from its inception in 1966 through today.
Staff & Volunteers
Meet our team of staff and volunteers that are the backbone of the IRC Volunteer Ambulance Squad.
Meet a few of our passengers, and hear what they have to say about our medical transport service.