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EMS Advisory Council Committees

Emergency Medical Services Section

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The EMS Advisory Council has eleven standing committees and three ad hoc committees. These committees frequently meet outside of the official advisory council meeting.

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 EMSAC Committee PDF

The EMS Advisory Council has ten standing committees. These committees frequently meet outside of the official advisory council meeting.

 

Florida EMS Advisory Council Standing Committees  

  • Access to Care
  • Air Medical

Chair:

James Crutchfield, EMS Chief
Manatee County Emergency Medical Services
2101 47th Terrace East
Bradenton, Florida 34203
(941) 749-3500 x 1648
(941) 348-9692 mobile
james.crutchfield@mymanatee.org


Committee Documents:

Florida Mobile Integrated Healthcare Community Paramedicine Program Guidebook

Florida Office of Rural Health EMS Projects

Coral Springs Fire Department

Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program

  • Communications

Chair:

Rodney K. Mascho, Deputy Chief of EMS
Fire Rescue
Marion County Board of County Commissioners
2631 SE Third St.
Ocala, FL 34471
Main: 352-291-8000 | Direct: 352-291-8097 | Cell: 352-502-6999
Rodney.mascho@marionfl.org


Committee Documents:

  • Data Committee

Chair:

John Simpson
704 Smith Street
Fruitland Park, Florida 34731
(352) 801-3619
(352) 516-1536
jsimpson@lakecountyfl.gov


Committee Documents:

EMSTARS Constituency Briefing

Constituency Briefing Presentation

  • Disaster Response

Chair:

Julie Downey
Fire Chief
Davie Fire Rescue
6901 Orange Drive
Davie, Florida 33314
(954) 797-1189
(954) 914-9151 – Cell
jdowney@davie-fl.gov


Committee Documents:

  • Education

Chair:

Ann Brown, RN, MSN, CEN, EMT-P
8948 Beautyleaf Way
Jacksonville, FL 32244
(904) 509-3340 - Cell
(386) 754-4297
Ann.Brown@fgc.edu


Committee Documents:

  • EMS for Children

Chair:

Phyllis Hendry, MD
14688 Longview Drive South
Jacksonville, FL 32223
904-625-2137
Phyllis.hendry@jax.ufl.edu


Committee Documents:

  • Legislative

Chair:

Mac Kemp
Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs
Leon County Emergency Medical Services
911 Easterwood Drive, Building 1
Tallahassee, FL 32311
Office (850) 606-2100
kempm@leoncountyfl.gov

 
Committee Documents:

  • PIER

Chair:

David A. Summers RN, CFRN, EMT-P
Trauma Nurse Outreach Coordinator
Trauma Agency
Health Care District Palm Beach County
1515 N. Flagler Drive, Suite 101
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-3429
P: 561.804.5769
C: 561.310.1035
F: 561.804-5666
www.hcdpbc.org
dsummers@hcdpbc.org

 
Committee Documents:

PIER Webpage

  • Strategic Visions

Chair:

Cory S. Richter, BA, NREMT-P
Indian River County Fire Rescue
4225 43rd Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32967-1671
Office: 772-226-3863
Cell: 772-633-3929
crichter@ircgov.com
 


Committee Documents:

Florida EMS Advisory Council Ad-Hoc Committees 

  • Billing and Reimbursement
  • Health, Safety, and Wellness
  • Paramedic Shortage

Florida EMS Advisory Council Constituent Groups 

  • Association of EMS Providers
  • EMS Quality Managers Association
  • Emergency Nurses Association, Florida Chapter
  • Florida Aeromedical Association (FAMA)
  • Florida Ambulance Association (FAA)
  • Florida Association of County EMS (FACEMS) and Florida Association of Rural EMS (FAREMS)
  • Florida Association of EMS Educators (FAEMSE)
  • Florida Association of EMS Medical Directors (FAEMSMD)
  • Florida Council of EMS Chiefs
  • Florida Fire Chiefs Association (FFCA)

Agenda:

July 2015

Meeting Minutes:

July 2015

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January 2016

Meeting Minutes:

July 2015

Agenda:

July 2015

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July 2015

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October 2017

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