Connecticut EMS Advisory Board (CEMSAB)

Overview

Chair: Bill Schietinger

The CT Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board (CEMSAB) was established pursuant to CT General Statutes 19a-178a.  (CEMSAB Meeting Minutes)

The advisory board shall consist of the following members:

  • the Commissioner of Public Health
  • the OEMS EMS Medical Director
  • the president of each of the regional EMS councils, or their designees.

Additionally, the Governor shall appoint the following members:

  • one person from the Connecticut Association of Directors of Health
  • three persons from the Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians
  • one person from the Connecticut Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons
  • one person from the Connecticut Medical Advisory Committee
  • one person from the Emergency Nurses Association
  • one person from the Connecticut Association of Emergency Medical Services Instructors
  • one person from the Connecticut Hospital Association
  • two persons representing commercial ambulance providers
  • one person from the Connecticut State Firefighters Association
  • one person from the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association
  • one person from the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association;
  • one person from the Connecticut State Police
  • one person from the Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention and Control.

An additional eighteen members shall be appointed as follows:

  • three by the president pro tempore of the Senate
  • three by the majority leader of the Senate
  • four by the minority leader of the Senate
  • three by the speaker of the House of Representatives
  • two by the majority leader of the House of Representatives
  • three by the minority leader of the House of Representatives.

The above 18 appointees shall include:

  • one person with experience in municipal ambulance services
  • one person with experience in for-profit ambulance services
  • three persons with experience in volunteer ambulance services
  • a paramedic
  • an EMT
  • an AEMT
  • three consumers
  • our persons from state-wide organizations with interests in emergency medical services, as well as any other areas of expertise that may be deemed necessary for the proper functioning of the advisory board.

CEMSAB 2021 Annual Report

CEMSAB approved DPH Policy Guidance - EMS Operations During Hazardous Conditions (2015)


Meetings

Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month. 

CT EMS Advisory Board 2024 Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Month  Day Documents
January 24 agenda, minutes 
February 28 agenda, minutes 
March 27 agenda, minutes 
April 24  
May 22  
June 26  
July 24  
August 28  
September 25  
October 30  

 

2024 CT EMS Advisory Board Meeting Membership Attendance

 


CT EMS Advisory Board 2023 Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Month  Day Documents
January 25 agenda, minutes
February 22 agenda, minutes
March 22 agenda, minutes
April 26 agenda, minutes
May 24 agenda, minutes
June 28 agenda, minutes
July   No meeting
August 23 agenda, minutes
September 27 agenda, minutes
October 18 agenda, minutes
November 22 agenda, minutes
December 27 agenda, minutes

 

2023 CT EMS Advisory Board Meeting Membership Attendance

 


CT EMS Advisory Board 2022 Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Month Documents
December agenda, minutes
November agenda, minutes
October Meeting cancelled
September agenda, minutes
August agenda, minutes
July No meeting held
June agenda, minutes
May agenda, minutes
April agenda, minutes
March agenda, minutes
February agenda, minutes
January agenda, minutes

 

2022 CT EMS Advisory Board Meeting Membership Attendance


CT EMS Advisory Board 2021 Meeting Agenda and Minutes
Month Documents
December agenda, minutes
November agenda, minutes
October agenda, minutes
September agenda, minutes
August agenda, minutes
July No meeting held
June agenda, minutes
May agenda, minutes
April agenda, minutes
March agenda, minutes
February agenda, minutes
January agenda, minutes

2021 CT EMS Advisory Board Meeting Membership Attendance


Previous Years:

CT EMS Advisory Board 2020 Consolidated Agenda & Minutes

2019/2020 CT EMS Advisory Board Membership Attendance

CT EMS Advisory Board 2019 Consolidated Agenda & Minutes 

CT EMS Advisory Board 2018 Consolidated Agenda & Minutes

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