Greg Holman, Partner

MFR, Fire Fighter I & II, Fire Officer, MFFTC Instructor

Dept. Affiliation & Experience:  White Lake Fire Authority with over 20 years of fire rescue experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2009, instructor since 2010, partner since 2014

Specialties: Incident command and practical exercises

Phone: (231) 740-7262     E-mail: 

About Us

Sondrea Petrie

Paramedic

Dept. Affiliation & Experience: ProMed Ambulance, with over 15 years of experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2014, Alternate Instructor since 2014

Specialties: Practical exercises

Dennis Roesler II

EMT, Fire Fighter I & II

Dept. Affiliation & Experience: Muskegon Heights Fire and                    Lt. Montague Fire, with over 15 years of Fire and EMS experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2009, Alternate Instructor since 2012

Specialties: Extrication, Practical exercises, and rescue tools

Darric Roesler

Retired Fire Fighter, MEI, EMT-P I/C, Police Officer

Dept. Affiliation & Experience:  City of Muskegon Fire, Detective Muskegon County  Sherriff's Office, with over 25 years of Fire and EMS experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2011

Specialties: Instructor Coordinator

Phone: (231) 578-3167    E-mail: 

RURAL RESCUE

Don Roesler, Co-Owner

EMT, Retired Fire Fighter I & II

Dept. Affiliation & Experience: Montague Fire, Grant Township Fire with over 30 years of Fire and EMS experience.

Rural Rescue instructor since 2009, co-owner since 2011

Specialties: Extrication, rescue tools and lecture

Phone: (231) 578-9402     E-mail: don@ruralrescue.com 

Andrea Degen

Elementary Education/Principal

Experience: Muskegon and Hart Public Schools with over 10 years of experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2012, Secretary since 2012

Duties: Registration, Certificates, and Victim

Cim Roesler

Certified Medical Assistant

Experience: Clinical and Clerical with over 20 years of experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2011, Secretary since 2011

Duties: Registration, Photographs, and Certificates

 Jim Petrie

Paramedic - I/C, Retired Fire Fighter I & II, MFFTC Instructor

Dept. Affiliation & Experience:  Blue Lake Fire, Muskegon Heights Fire, Dalton Fire, and White Lake Ambulance, with over 25 years of Fire and EMS experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2009, instructor since 2010

Specialties: Lecture and practical exercises

Phone: (231) 206-8797     E-mail: 

Matt Kempf, Co-Owner

MEI, Paramedic, Fire Fighter I & II

Dept. Affiliation & Experience: Spectrum Health with over 20 years of Fire and EMS experience.

Rural Rescue instructor since 2009, co-owner since 2011

Specialties: Extrication and practical exercises

Phone: (616) 318-8934     E-mail: 

Pete McCarthy

EMT, Fire Fighter I & II, Fire Officer, MFFTC Instructor

Dept. Affiliation & Experience: Chief of White Lake Fire Authority, White Lake Ambulance with over 15 years of Fire and EMS experience.

Rural Rescue involvement since 2009, instructor since 2010

Specialties: Lecture and practical exercises

Phone: (231) 638-0808     E-mail: 

Jonathon Degen, Co-Owner

Paramedic, Fire Fighter I & II

Dept. Affiliation & Experience: Captain of Montague Fire and Operations Director of White Lake Ambulance with over 20 years of Fire and EMS experience.

Rural Rescue instructor since 2005, co-owner since 2011

Specialties: Farm equipment, rescue tools, and lecture

Phone: (231) 206-8796     E-mail: jonathon@ruralrescue.com