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Sam Roland Cunningham, American state government official. Certified paramedic.


Cunningham, Sam Roland was born on October 11, 1951 in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. Son of Claude R. and Emily J. (Nahil) Cunningham.


Bachelor, University Georgia, 1973.


Director emergency medical services, administrative assistant Elbert Meml Hospital, Elberton, Georgia, 1971-1990. Coordinator regional emergency medical services Georgia Department Human Resources/Northeast Health District Express Mail Service Progressive, Athens, 1990-1997. District chairman CPR Committee, Northeast Georgia District 5, 1989-1992.

Secretary Georgia Trauma Systems Advisory Council, 1994-1997. Member Express Mail Service for children advisory council State of Georgia, 1994-1997, president Bachelor of Liberal Studies subcommittee, 1992-1994, national faculty, 1994-1997, emergency cardiac care committee, since 1992, ambulance zoning task force, 1995, acting director state emergency medical services director, 1996-1997. Director State Express Mail Service, since 1996.


Board directors, chairman Arts Council Elberton, Inc., 1990-1994. General chairman Elbert County Bicentennial Celebration, 1989-1990. Public relations Literacy Volunteers American, Elbert County, 1989-1990.

Active Georgia Public Health Disaster Plan Revision Team, since 1995. Member public health coordinator committee Olympic Games, 1994-1997, Athens '96 medical resource team, 1994-1997, Express Mail Service and transportation committee, 1996-1997. Member National Association EMTs, National Association Express Mail Service Physicians, National Association Express Mail Service Educators, National Association State Express Mail Service Directors, National Association State Express Mail Service Training Coordinators, Georgia Public Health Association, Express Mail Service Directors Association Georgia, Georgia Emergency Medical Technician Association, Georgia Association EMTs, Inc.

(president 1994-1997), Elbert County Chamber of Chamber (board directors).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, travel, computers.


Married Mary Frances Fortson, November 15, 1975. Children: Jason Ryan, Kristin Leigh.