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Medical Advisory Committee

Published on . Last modified on December 17, 2014

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The Monterey County Medical Advisory Committee shall provide input and guidance to the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director, EMS Medical Director and EMS Council on medical control and other medical issues.  The EMS Medical Director serves as the non-voting chairperson of the committee.

There are fourteen plenary members of the Medical Advisory Committee, appointed by the EMS Director as follows:

  1. One emergency-department physician from the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.
  2. One emergency-department physician from Mee Memorial Hospital.
  3. One emergency-department physician from Natividad Medical Center.
  4. One emergency-department physician from Salinas Valley Memorial Health Services.
  5. The Registered Nurse who is designated as the Base Hospital Coordinator from the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.
  6. The Registered Nurse who is designated as the Receiving Hospital Coordinator from Mee Memorial Hospital.
  7. The Registered Nurse who is designated as the Base Hospital Coordinator from Natividad Medical Center.
  8. The Registered Nurse who is designated as the Base Hospital Coordinator from Salinas Valley Memorial Health Services.
  9. Two (2) Monterey County-accredited Emergency Medical Technician Paramedics (EMT-P), representing the field paramedics.
  10. One Monterey County-certified First Responder or Emergency Medical Technician-I, representing the first-responder agencies and nominated by the Monterey County Fire Chiefs’ Association.
  11. One representative from the County’s primary ambulance contractor.
  12. One representative from the County’s air ambulance providers. 
  13. One representative from a law-enforcement agency that provides prehospital emergency medical services and nominated by the Monterey County Law Enforcement Chiefs’ Association.

The Medical Advisory Committee normally meets every month.  Meetings are normally scheduled from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Monterey County Health Department’s Whitney Conference Room . Medical Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public.

Medical Advisory Committee Bylaws 

EMS Medical Advisory Committee Members (January 2014)

Constituency Member Term Expires
Emergency Physicians – CHOMP Dr. Michelle Kalinski 12/31/2015
Emergency Physicians – SVMHS Dr. Andrew Kaminski 12/31/2015
Emergency Physicians – NMC Dr. Heather Taher 12/31/2015
Emergency Physicians – MEE Vacant 12/31/2016
Base Hospital Coordinator – CHOMP Erica Sanborn 12/31/2017
Base Hospital Coordinator – SVMHS Jeremy Hadland 12/31/2017
Base Hospital Coordinator – NMC Rhonda Rocker 12/31/2017
Emergency Department Coordinator – MEE Cindy Banuelos 12/31/2016
Monterey County EMS Medical Director Dr. James Stubblefield N/A
EMT and Paramedics Paul Casolary 12/31/2017
EMT and Paramedics David Craddock 12/31/2016
Monterey County Law-Enforcement Chiefs Association Paul Miller 12/31/2015
Monterey County Fire Chiefs/ Association Scott Houchin 12/31/2015
Primary Ambulance Contractor Tammera ‘T’ Badano 12/31/2016
Air Ambulance Provider Representative Jeff Horner 12/31/2017