Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer Mark FlauterMark Flauter is the Chief Medical Officer for the Florissant Valley Fire District. Mark has been employed by the Florissant Valley Fire District since February 2000. He served as a Firefighter/Paramedic for the district until his promotion to Chief Medical Officer in May 2006. As the Chief Medical Officer, Mark is responsible for the overall administration and management of the district’s Emergency Medical Services and reports directly to the Fire Chief.

Mark holds an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Paramedic Technology from the St. Louis Community College. Mark is a Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support Instructor, an American Heart Association Instructor in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, & Pediatric Advanced Life Support, an Advanced Stroke Life Support Instructor through the University of Miami, and a certified EMS Instructor through the National Association of EMS Educators. Mark is also a member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators, Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association, the Greater St. Louis Region Fire-EMS Officers Association, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, National EMS Management Association, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs, Emergency Medical Services Section.

Mark has also taken several of the Incident Command System (ICS) classes through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to function in the National Incident Management System at different levels. He is certified in ICS 100, 200, 201, 300, 400, 700, 701, and 800. He has completed classes at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service on All-Hazards Incident Management/Unified Command and the National Fire Academy on EMS Incident Operations.

You may reach Mark at 314-837-4894 or