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Michael Stowell


Michael started working at Canyon County Paramedics in 2004 and has worked as a Field Paramedic, Battalion Chief, and Deputy Chief. In his role as Chief, Michael oversees all of the financial and administrative functions of our department, including our field staff, administrative staff, and billing office. He is the Chairman of the Treasure Valley Emergency Medical Service System (TVEMSS) - a collaboration between Canyon County Paramedics and our Fire Department partners. Prior to CCP, Michael volunteered with Homedale Ambulance as an Emergency Medical Technician, and worked with Ada County Paramedics as an Advanced EMT. Michael graduated from Idaho State University with his Associate of Science in Paramedic Science, and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University. In his personal time Michael enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren, hunting, fishing and camping.


Dan Bates

Deputy Chief

Dan began his EMS career in Utah in 2008 as a Technician working in the Emergency Room of a Level 1 Trauma Center, and the Pediatric ICU. In 2010 Dan moved to Southern Colorado to work as a Paramedic promoting to Assistant Chief in 2013. In 2016 Dan moved with his family back to the Treasure Valley to accept the position of Division Chief of Operations at Canyon County Paramedics. Dan obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Emergency Services Administration from Utah Valley University. He went on to obtain a Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services Leadership from The George Washington University. In his role as Deputy Chief of Operations, Dan oversees operational functions of the District, develops and monitors operational data, develops and maintains District policy and procedures, and is our agency’s liaisons for our partner EMS, Fire, and Law Enforcement agencies. Dan’s passion is patient care and takes the opportunity to work shifts as a paramedic on a regular basis. Dan serves in the Idaho Army National Guard where he is an Armor Officer, and is currently serving as a Platoon Leader in an Armor Company. In his personal time Dan enjoys spending time with his family, CrossFit, backpacking, camping, and traveling.


Casey Walker

Deputy Chief

Casey began his EMS career in Oregon in 2003 and has been employed with Canyon County Paramedics since 2019. After 11 years in EMS in the Portland area serving as a Paramedic, Field Training Officer, and Ambulance Division Supervisor, he moved with his family to Doha, Qatar to work as Critical Care Paramedic and Senior Manager of Training and Education for the countries’ national ambulance service. In 2018 Casey moved with his family to the Boise area. Casey obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Oregon State University as well as an Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Technology from the College of Emergency Services. In his role as Deputy Chief of Training, Casey oversees the Field Training and Evaluation Program, assists the Physician Medical Director in developing the agencies standing written orders, and plans and develops training activities for Canyon County Paramedics as well as joint trainings with partner agencies. He is our agency’s liaison to the hospitals and health systems that Canyon County Paramedics partners with. Casey is a Training Center Faculty for the American Heart Association as well as an Idaho State EMS Instructor. Casey’s professional interests include the evaluation and development of Quality Improvement process’ which drive system changes and training which lead to measurable improvement in safety and patient care. In his personal time Casey enjoys spending time with his family, water and snow skiing, camping, and traveling.


Roy Miller

Divisions Chief

Roy began working at Canyon County Paramedics in 2009 as a volunteer EMT.  Roy was hired full time in 2010. Roy has served in many capacities with our department to include Reserve Coordinator, QA team, Captain, and Battalion Chief. Roy currently serves as the Division Chief of Operations and leads our Tacmed Team. Roy is a Veteran and served with the 75th Ranger Regiment. He attended Idaho State University and graduated with his Associate of Science in Paramedic Science.  Roy also has an Associate of Science from Boise State University. His work interests include tactical EMS and wilderness medicine. When not on duty, Roy’s hobbies include rock climbing, mountaineering and camping.


Leann Axe

Office and Finance Administrator

Leann Axe started with Canyon County Ambulance District in June of 2015 as a member of the Patient Financial Services Team. January 2018 Leann transferred to the Office & Finance Specialist position assisting in general office and financial tasks. Then in April of 2021 she became the Office & Finance Administrator where she oversee the office and financial responsibilities of the agency. Such duties include Employee hiring, benefits and payroll. Both accounts payable and accounts receivables. Manages the Districts financial accounts, and assists in the annual operating budget. Secretary to the Board of Ambulance District Commissioners. As well as overall general management of the administrative office.

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