Karla is the Chief Executive Officer of the ETITT and serves on the Board of Directors as an Executive member. Her responsibilities involves providing strategic direction and educational oversight for ETITT.

She has over fifteen years experience in EMS as a critical care paramedic and Respiratory Therapist and obtained her MBA at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Whilst living in Canada, her experience included implementing and managing the Atlantic HealthTraining and Simulation Centre and assisting in the design and implementation of EHS Lifeflight.

She was employed as a flight paramedic at EHS Lifeflight before becoming the Chief Operations Officer for Emergency Health Services in Trinidad and Tobago until October 2004. Karla is a certified Instructor in EMS, AMLS and ACLS, PALS programmes.