Maxwell EMS is a community based group of volunteers, trained and equipped to provide professional, prompt, quality emergency medical services to the community of Maxwell and surrounding areas.

​We serve approximately 75 square miles. Our emergency medical services includes the City of Maxwell, Indian Creek Township and Washington Township.

Maxwell EMS is an entity of the City and is funded by the City of Maxwell and Indian Creek Township. The Maxwell City Council governs the department. The fire station is shared by the Fire Department and Maxwell EMS.

If you are interested in joining the Maxwell EMS Dept, please call City Hall at 515-387-8655.

Our current members are as follows:


Shelby Patterson EMT

Chief/Service Director

Tawnia Leslie EMT

Asst Chief

Kasey Patterson EMT


Maxwell Van Maanen EMT

Training Officer

EMT Members:

Nancy Pritchard

Jamie Ness

Cole Nielsen 

CPR Certified Helpers

Susie Livesay

Student/CPR Certified

Brock Burton

CPR Certified Driver

Tony Ness