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EMS Advisory Council

Emergency Medical Services Section

The Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (EMSAC) was created for the purpose of acting as an advisory body to the Emergency Medical Services Section. The specific authority for the council, including membership and duties, is outlined in section 401.245, Florida Statutes.

The council consists of 15 members appointed by the State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health. Members who are typically appointed for four year terms, with the chair being designated by the State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health. Additional members include six ex officiol representatives appointed by various other state agency heads.

EMSAC Mission: To facilitate and promote the best emergency medical care to the residents and visitors of Florida.

EMSAC Vision: A uniform EMS system that provides evidence-based prehospital care to the people of Florida and serves as the recognized leader in EMS response nationwide.

EMSAC Values: Customer service and satisfaction, public welfare and safety, collaboration, ethics, quality improvement, evidence-based medicine, and education.

Upcoming Advisory Council Meeting Information

Florida EMS Advisory Council Committees Meeting Agendas and Minutes

2015 2014 2013
January Agenda Minutes November Agenda Minutes October Minutes
February Agenda Minutes October Agenda Minutes July Minutes
March Agenda Minutes September Agenda Minutes January Minutes
April Agenda Minutes July Agenda Minutes  
 July Agenda  

Florida EMS Advisory Council Committees and Constituency Groups

  • Access to Care

Chair:

Jane Bedford
Nature Coast EMS
3876 West Country Hill Drive
Lecanto, FL 34461
(352) 249-4700
(352) 302-8486 – Mobile
janeb@naturecoastems.org

Meeting Information:

Date: July 8, 2015
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

Agenda:

Meeting Minutes:






                               

Committee Documents:
  • Communications
Chair:

Carlton Wells
Division of Telecommunications
Bureau of Public Safety
4030 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32999
(850) 922-7426
FAX (850) 488-9837
Carlton.wells@dms.myflorida.com
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819
Agenda: Meeting Minutes:



                               
Committee Documents:
  • Data Committee
Chair:

Charles E. Moreland, MPA, Ed.D.
1782 Fiddlers Ridge Drive
Fleming Island, FL 32003
(904) 389-6339
(904) 521-8495
MORELAND@coj.net
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819
Agenda: Meeting Minutes:


                                   
Committee Documents:

Constituency Briefing Presentation
  • Disaster Response
Chair:

Michael Lozano, Jr., MD, FACEP
EmCare, Inc.
17167 US Highway 19 North, Suite 650
Clearwater, FL 33764
(727) 507-2504
FAX (727) 507-3630
(727) 798-8213- Mobile
Michael_lozano@emcare.com
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

Agenda:

Meeting Minutes:                    


January 2014 Minutes                                
July 2015 Minutes                                        
July 2013 Minutes                 

Committee Documents:
  • Education
Chair:

Daniel Griffin, AS, CCEMT-P
4621 NW 46 Court
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 494-1158
Djgriffin1@cox.net
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

Agenda:

Meeting Minutes:                                     
                              


             

Committee Documents:

  • EMS for Children
Chair:

Julie Bacon
1008 Hill Island Drive
Oakland, FL 34787
(407) 832-3168
FAX (321) 415-0204
(407) 432-5498 - Mobile
julielbacon@aol.com
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

Agenda:

Meeting Minutes:



                                 

Committee Documents:

  • Legislative
Chair:

Alan Skavroneck
4351 Pinnacle Street Port
Charlotte, FL 33980
(941) 613-6427
alans@ambitrans.com
askavroneck@ambitrans.com
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

Agenda:

Meeting Minutes:


July 2013 Minutes
                                  

Committee Documents:
  • Medical Care
Chair:

Vacant
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

Agenda:

Meeting Minutes:


Committee Documents:
  • PIER
Chair:

Vacant
Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819
Agenda:




Meeting Minutes:


                                 

Committee Documents:

  • Strategic Visions
Chair:

Vacant

Meeting Information:

Date: July 7, 2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton at
the Entrance to Universal Orlando
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

Agenda:








Meeting Minutes:



                                        




Committee Documents: