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Emergency Medical Care Committee

Published on . Last modified on December 5, 2014

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The Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC) is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to advise the Board and the EMS Director on EMS issues, and to ensure all EMS constituents will be actively engaged in decisions regarding the use of County EMS funds and the development of County EMS policies.

There are eleven (11) voting members of the EMCC Council, appointed by the Board of Supervisors as follows:

  1. A representative from a fire-protection agency that provides prehospital emergency medical services at the “basic life support” level, nominated by the Monterey County Fire Chiefs’ Association;
  2. One representative from a fire-protection agency that provides prehospital emergency medical services at the EMT-Paramedic level, nominated by the Monterey County Fire Chiefs’ Association;
  3. One representative from a law-enforcement agency that provides prehospital emergency medical services, nominated by the Monterey County Law Chiefs’ Association;
  4. One representative of hospital administration, nominated by the local Hospital Council;
  5. One representative of City Managers, nominated by the Monterey County City Managers’ Association;
  6. One representative from the Monterey County Parks Department;
  7. Three (3) citizen representatives, nominated by the EMS Director with attention to appropriate geographic representation;
  8. One emergency physician, nominated by the Monterey County EMS Medical Advisory Committee;
  9. One Monterey County accredited EMT-Paramedic, nominated by the EMS Director; and
  10. The Office Emergency Services Manager shall serve as ex-officio, non-voting member of the EMCC.

The Emergency Medical Care Committee normally meets every other month (odd months); scheduled from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month, at the Monterey County Health Department’s Whitney Conference Room in Salinas. Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC) meetings are open to the public.

Click here for the EMCC Bylaws

Emergency Medical Care Committee Members (August 2014)

Constituency Member Term Expires
Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association (Fire BLS) Martha Karstens 6/30/2016
Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association (Fire ALS) Edmond Rodriguez (Vice Chair) 6/30/2015
Monterey County Law-Enforcement Chiefs Association Paul Miller (Chair) 6/30/2016
Hospital Council Jodi Schaffer 6/30/2016
EMT and Paramedics Paul Casolary 6/30/2016
Monterey Bay City Managers’ Association Doug Schmitz 6/30/2015
Monterey County Parks Michael Tozzi 6/30/2015
Citizens Harry Robins 6/30/2015
Citizens Don Tettelbach 6/30/2015
Citizens Harold Wolgamott 6/30/2016
Emergency Physicians Dr. Heather Taher 6/30/2016
     
Ex Officio Members    
Monterey County Office of Emergency Services – Manager Sherrie Collins 6/30/2015