Air Med Leadership
Erroll Babineaux, Vice President of Air Services
Erroll Babineaux joined Acadian in 1974 in his hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana. He served as the communications specialist before becoming a charter member of the National Registry of Paramedics for Louisiana and earned his flying privileges.
Erroll is a commercial pilot (airplanes, helicopters, and hot air balloons) and has served as district manager for Iberia, St. Martin, Vermilion, and St. Mary parishes. He led the incorporation of Air Med Services, LLC in 1981 before becoming its vice president and director of operations in 1992. He is past chairman of the Acadiana Regional Airport Authority, Iberia Parish Communications District, United Way of Iberia Parish, and past president multiple youth organizations and school boards, a member of the Acadiana Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1490, and the Aircraft Owner and Pilots Association.
Erroll received technical training from the University of Louisiana, FlightSafety International, and Simuflite of Dallas, Texas. He promotes safe aircraft operations for the 14 owned and operated aircrafts.
Mike Sonnier, Program Director of Air Services
Mike joined Acadian in 1990 as an EMT and was certified as a paramedic in 1992. Mike has worn many hats at Acadian, working on ground ambulances and offshore locations as a paramedic, at Acadian's Communication Center as a supervisor, and Air Services' coordinator for Acadian's Fixed-Wing Division before becoming an operations manager.
While at Acadian, Mike has won many awards, including Communications Specialist of the Year in 1997 (internal Acadian award) and Telecommunicator of the Year in 2006 (LA-NREMT award).
Mike attended Louisiana State University and University of Southwestern Louisiana before entering the EMT/Paramedic program at Acadian Ambulance.
Marc Creswell, Operations Manager Air Med-Rotor Wing
Marc began working with Acadian in 1990 in Abbeville. He worked in human resources, education, communications, and was the first training officer for Air Med Services. He now manages the day-to-day operations of the Air Med Services rotor-wing division, the Air Med Services Operational Control Center and other operational issues under the directions of Air Med Services.
Marc trained at Acadian through the in-house paramedic class and was named Paramedic of the Year in 2007. Marc's air medical experiences have offered content in several documentaries on the Discovery Channel and National Geographic.
Oliver Quinn, Quality Improvement Coordinator Oliver was chosen as the 2015 Paramedic of the Year for Acadian and has been the recipient of the Meritorious Service Awards and the Distinguished Service Awards.
Oliver joined Acadian in 2009, starting in the Eunice and Church Point area as an EMT. He was soon accepted into the accelerated paramedic program. After becoming a paramedic and a CCT-paramedic, Oliver served as an Air Med alternate before being assigned to Air Med 1 in Lafayette.