State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services

PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-6356
Fax: (573)-751-6348

Email: EMSinfo@health.mo.gov
Website: http://health.mo.gov/safety/ems/index.php

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 190.101

Department: Health and Senior Services

Mission:

Function: The State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services makes recommendations to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Department on policies, plans, procedures, and proposed regulations regarding how to improve the statewide emergency medical services system.

SubCommittees: Trauma Legislative/Ambulance Committee Pediatric Committee Air Ambulance

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 10

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings: 5 hours; committee meetings, 5 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 4 hours; committee meetings, 4 hours

Total time commitment: 8 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 16

Appointed members: 16

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Serve without compensation except that members of the council shall, subject to appropriations, be reimbursed for reasonable travel expenses and meeting expenses related to the functions of the council

Member Requirements: Members must represent appropriate areas of expertise in emergency medical services, including volunteers, professional organizations involved in emergency medical services, emergency medical technicians, EMT-paramedics, registered nurses, firefighters, physicians, hospital administrators, and other health care providers concerned with emergency medical services.

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. Ben Chlapek
Member 1
Liberty
Term begins: Apr 25, 2006
Term expires: Jan 5, 2010

Vacant Slot
Member 2

Mr. Wallace Patrick
Member 3
Saint Joseph
Term begins: Mar 18, 2008
Term expires: Jan 5, 2012

Dr. David Tan
Member 4
Ofallon
Term begins: Jan 29, 2004
Term expires: Jan 5, 2008

Vacant Slot
Member 5

Dr. Lynthia Andrews
Member 6
St. Joseph
Term begins: Apr 8, 2008
Term expires: Jan 5, 2011

Mr. Ronald Mark Alexander
Member 7
Marshfield
Term begins: Apr 28, 2005
Term expires: Jan 5, 2008

Ms. Vicki Groce
Member 8
Savannah
Term begins: Jan 15, 2004
Term expires: Jan 5, 2008

Mr. Randall J. Davis
Member 9
Hillsboro
Term begins: Mar 9, 2010
Term expires: Jan 5, 2011

Mr. Wayne E. Sanders
Member 10
St. Charles
Term begins: Mar 3, 2008
Term expires: Jan 5, 2012

Mr. Sam Schneider
Member 11
Lebanon
Term begins: Mar 6, 2006
Term expires: Jan 5, 2010

Mr. Eric S. Latimer
Member 12
Nixa
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Jan 5, 2013

Ms. Joan Eberhardt
Member 13
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 24, 2010
Term expires: Jan 5, 2012

Mrs. Helen J. Sandkuhl
Member 14
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 24, 2010
Term expires: Jan 5, 2012

Ms. Ruby Mehrer
Member 15
Liberty
Term begins: Dec 23, 2003
Term expires: Jan 5, 2008

Mr. David Herman
Member 16
Ballwin
Term begins: Oct 26, 2011
Term expires: Jan 5, 2013