Oversee and coordinate EMS activities for the four western counties. Activities include, but are not limited to, providing technical assistance to agencies, providers, hospitals and municipalities; providing input to the State office as requested, developing training programs as necessary, delegating tasks to standing and special committees and overseeing activities of committees. (See the mission statement for more info.)
Act as human resources committee for staff; oversee day to day operations of the office; act in lieu of the Regional Council in those months that the Council does not meet; recommend action to the Regional Council on issues, and act as the long range planning arm of the Council.
Provide input and recommendations to the Council on clinical issues and other issues as requested; develop and modify regional policies on M&Ms and other relevant topics, conduct quality Assurance & quality improvement, when neccessary, for cases occurring in Region 1, provide input to State Medical Services Committee
Public Information/Education Resource Committee (includes Training Committee)
Promote awareness of Emergency Medical Services among the general public; review applications for scholarships (funding permitting), strategize on scholarship fund-raising, other duties as assigned.
Develop/modify regional communications policies and practices that are consistent with State Communications plan; identlfy gaps and needs in regional communications; review/develop county MCI plans and integrate them into a regional MCI plan that is consistent with State MCI Plan.
Review awards submissions and approve or disapprove; periodically review criteria for awards; propose changes as necessary; propose nominations for state ems awards.
Review bylaws periodically; propose changes/additions as necessary to the Regional Council.
Massachusetts EMS Conference Committee
Assembles the event in order to provide an opportunity for emergency medical professionals to learn and discuss relevant patient care and management issues, as well as a chance to network, meet, and stay connected with other EMS professionals.
Propose names for nomination to officers and at-large positions.
M-Th 0800-1600 Fri 0800-noon until further notice
Closed on State/Federal Holidays