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LifeFlight of Maine’s crew is made up of medical, aviation, communications, and administrative teams that work together seamlessly to provide the highest quality care to our patients.

They work tirelessly 24/7/365, caring for the people of Maine with extraordinary compassion, clinical acumen, and a fierce dedication to service. Since 1998, LifeFlight of Maine teams have cared for more than 33,000 patients, and in the past year, have transported an average of six patients every day. 

Featured Crew Member:

Bill Cyr, COO

Bill joined LifeFlight of Maine last year as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer and is part of the administrative team that works behind the scenes to ensure that our aviation and medical crews can provide safe and effective care to patients around the state.

Bill knew from a young age that he wanted to build a career in transport medicine and honed his experience as an EMT, emergency department nurse, flight nurse, and eventually operations manager and program director for various air and ground transport organizations. Prior to joining LifeFlight, Bill gained valuable experience at UMass Memorial LifeFlight, Boston MedFlight, and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Like many LifeFlight crew members, Bill also volunteers his time and energy to other organizations that support those in related fields and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA) as well as the Board of Directors of MaineEMS. He and his wife live in Belmont, Maine, and have three grown daughters.