Member Profile

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Current News

Breaking News! Mathews County now has seven (7) AEDS located outside for immediate access 24 hours a day! Located at Haskins Auto Body Shop in Port Haywood, The Mathews Library, the Gwynn's Island Civic League Building, Hallieford Post Office, CobbsCreek Post Office and outside the New Courthouse Building!

Dave Burns Steps Down

After over a decade of dedicated and exemplary service as Treasurer and Business Manager, Dave Burns has resigned. Dave provided execellent financial leadership and worked diligently to keep MVRS financially sound. Enjoy retirement Dave!

Squad Person of the Year is Charlene Love-Sweet

Lisa Conway is New Treasurer

The MVRS Board of Directors announces that Lisa Conway, the current Secretary to the Board, will also be Treasurer effective immediately. Lisa has a background in bookkeeping and previous experience as treasurer of her church. Lisa's husband, Malcolm is also an EMT with MVRS!

Record Number of Calls in 2015!

Our 47th year serving Mathews County with Emergency Medical Services was one for the record books! We ran 1,173 calls during 2015 which is an average of 3.2 calls per day and 138 calls more than 2014!

New Photos on the Web

We've inaugurated a new photo page on the web site. Click on "Rescue Pics" on the opposite side of this page to check out photos from our recent CPR recertification class, the MVRS Annual Picnic, our 1st Annual MVRS Chili Cook-Off fundraiser, as well as a photo of high school students helping outfit a new supply room at the Squad.

Visit the Judy G. Ward Tribute page

Year-to-Date call volume
is currently at 665

Total Rescue Calls for 2015 were 1173.

Judy Buis

President for 6 years


Member Since 2008

Board Member since 2009

Retired RN

Past Chairman, VA State Leukemia Lymphoma Society

National Board Leukemia Lymphoma Society

Proud Grandmother of 7

Past Commodore Fishing Bay Yacht Club






Upcoming Events

CPR/AED Classes

Each month we conduct classes at MVRS to help those who wish to be certiified in CPR/AED and First Aid. Please look under training in this website to learn more.

We also offer CPR/AED Awareness sessions for organizations/churches/schools who want to be ready in case of an emergency.


Rescue Pics

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