Upstate NY Life Support Training, an American Heart Association Training Center.

Our Staff


Mindi Meath

President & CEO

Mindi has been a providing patient care in a pre-hospital setting for over 15 years.  While serving as the Director of Training at large commercial ambulance service, Mindi found her passion; teaching others. Quickly she became an Instructor in all of the American Heart Association's courses (BLS, ACLS, PALS) as well as brought new programs to her EMS colleagues. In 2004 Mindi was recognized as the MLREMS Educator of the Year, an award given by her peers.

Currently, Mindi is the President & CEO of J & M Affiliated Business, Inc., parent company of Upstate NY Life Support Training. She has been appointed as ACLS Regional Faculty and PALS Regional Faculty by the American Heart Association ECC Committee. She is the former ALS coordinator at the University of Rochesters ECC office, having served as course coordinator for the ACLS and PALS programs. She is also a Board Member for the Society of Total Emergency Programs (STEP) as well as a practicing EMS provider. 

Joseph Meath


Joe is a Paramedic and an American Heart Association ACLS and BLSHCP instructor for Upstate NY Life Support Training.  He also represents and distributes software for emsCharts, Inc.  His training experience includes instructing thousands of healthcare providers and numerous Fire/EMS agencies throughout the United States.