It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Gary Stamp, known to so many for the 30 years he served as the Executive Director of VECCS. A beloved servant leader, he will be remembered as a visionary leader, a consensus builder, and a friend and mentor to many throughout our field.
Dr. Stamp was a true advocate for our profession and brought an unwavering support of the advancement of emergency and critical care medicine. After serving 28 years in the military and earning the rank of Colonel, Dr. Stamp was a founding member of VECCS, a charter diplomate of ACVECC, co-founded IVECCS, and was made the first Honorary member of AVECCT. He will be missed by so many, however his extensive accomplishments will continue to serve VECCS members for years to come.
Dr. Gary Stamp was known for his warmth and kindness, making everyone feel instantly a part of the family that is VECCS. It is with his philosophy of inclusiveness that the Society has achieved its current success and will continue as a close community.
Service and memorial information will be shared once it is available.