State Emergency Medical Services Committee
Health
26-8a-103 UCA
4 times per year
4 years
Per Diem And Necessary Expenses
No
No
No
No
Yes
Active
Whaley, Janine M.
801-273-6623


Dansie, Guy Q.
801-560-1544


Amended 2017 General Session

(1) The State Emergency Medical Services Committee created by Section 26-1-7 shall be composed of the following 17 members appointed by the governor, at least six of whom shall reside in a county of the third, fourth, fifth, or sixth class:
(a) five physicians licensed under Title 58, Chapter 67, Utah Medical Practice Act, or Title 58, Chapter 68, Utah Osteopathic Medical Practice Act, as follows:
(i) one surgeon who actively provides trauma care at a hospital;
(ii) one rural physician involved in emergency medical care;
(iii) two physicians who practice in the emergency department of a general acute hospital; and
(iv) one pediatrician who practices in the emergency department or critical care unit of a general acute hospital or a children's specialty hospital;
(b) two representatives from private ambulance providers;
(c) one representative from an ambulance provider that is neither privately owned nor operated by a fire department;
(d) two chief officers from fire agencies operated by the following classes of licensed or designated emergency medical services providers: municipality, county, and fire district, provided that no class of medical services providers may have more than one representative under this Subsection (1)(d);
(e) one director of a law enforcement agency that provides emergency medical services;
(f) one hospital administrator;
(g) one emergency care nurse;
(h) one paramedic in active field practice;
(i) one emergency medical technician in active field practice;
(j) one licensed emergency medical dispatcher affiliated with an emergency medical dispatch center; and
(k) one consumer.
(2)
(a) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(b), members shall be appointed to a four-year term beginning July 1.
(b) Notwithstanding Subsection (2)(a), the governor:
(i) shall, at the time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of committee members are staggered so that approximately half of the committee is appointed every two years;
(ii) may not reappoint a member for more than two consecutive terms; and
(iii) shall:
(A) initially appoint the second member under Subsection (1)(b) from a different private provider than the private provider currently serving under Subsection (1)(b); and
(B) thereafter stagger each replacement of a member in Subsection (1)(b) so that the member positions under Subsection (1)(b) are not held by representatives of the same private provider.
(c) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be appointed by the governor for the unexpired term.
(3)
(a) Each January, the committee shall organize and select one of its members as chair and one member as vice chair. The committee may organize standing or ad hoc subcommittees, which shall operate in accordance with guidelines established by the committee.
(b) The chair shall convene a minimum of four meetings per year. The chair may call special meetings. The chair shall call a meeting upon request of five or more members of the committee.
(c) Nine members of the committee constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and the action of a majority of the members present is the action of the committee.
(4) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
(a) Section 63A-3-106;
(b) Section 63A-3-107; and
(c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
(5) Administrative services for the committee shall be provided by the department.

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Positions
Board member Type Qualification Original Appointment Current Appointment Expiration
Adams, Mark B. Member hospital administrator 4/1/2012 07/01/2016 6/30/2020
Bradley, Russell S. Member physician who practices in the emergency department of a general acute hospital 4/1/2012 07/01/2016 6/30/2020
Curtis, Nathan J. Member director of a law enforcement agency that provides EMS 11/1/2015 07/01/2016 6/30/2020
Davis, Laconna B. Member certified emergency medical dispatcher 7/1/2012 07/01/2014 6/30/2018
Downs, Jay D. Member one of two chief officers from fire agencies operated by a municipality, county or fire district appointed by the governor 10/15/2008 07/01/2016 6/30/2020
Grow, Robert W. Member physician who practices in the emergency department of a general acute hospital 10/1/2010 07/01/2014 6/30/2018
Hoggard , Jeremy L. Member ambulance provider that is neither privately owned nor operated by a fire department 8/1/2016 08/01/2016 6/30/2020
Jackson, Casey W. Member consumer 7/1/2013 07/01/2013 6/30/2017
Johnson, Jeri L. Member EMT in an Active Field 7/1/2010 07/01/2014 6/30/2018
Keller, Hallie A. Member pediatrician who practices in the emergency department of a general acute hospital 2/1/2011 08/01/2015 6/30/2019
Kemp, Kristian R. Member rural physician involved in emergency medical care 6/17/2010 07/01/2014 6/30/2018
Mathieu, Mike L. Member fire chief 10/15/2008 07/01/2016 6/30/2020
Mitchell, Kristofer J. Member surgeon who actively provides trauma care at a hospital 4/1/2016 04/01/2016 6/30/2020
Moffitt, Michael S. Member rep of a private ambulance provider 6/17/2010 07/01/2016 6/30/2020
Nicholl, Jason D. Member paramedic in active field practice 6/17/2010 07/01/2014 6/30/2018
Sanderson, Marc Member emergency care nurse, appointed by the Governor 12/1/2015 07/01/2016 6/30/2020