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General Information

The Emergency Medical Services Board consists of 13 board members who are appointed by the Governor:

Two physicians,
One registered nurse,
One hospital administrator,
One member licensed as an EMT, EMT-P, registered nurse, or physician (who is affiliated with a volunteer ambulance service),
Two operators of ambulance services (licensed as an EMT or EMT-P),
One rescue squad member (licensed as an EMT or EMT-P),
One professional firefighter (licensed as an EMT-Paramedic),
One member affiliated with emergency management (licensed as an EMT or EMT-P),
Two officials of local governments that operate ambulance services, and
One paramedic instructor from an accredited paramedic program in Tennessee.

Four members are appointed from each of the state's three grand divisions, as well as one at-large member. Members are appointed for a term of four years, with the Board chair elected from among the members of the board. A quorum is seven members.

The Board is empowered to approve schools and prescribe courses for EMS personnel, promulgate regulations governing licenses and permits, and establish standards for the activities and operation of emergency medical and ambulance services. The Board conducts hearings to review and decide disciplinary matters presented by the Department and may suspend, revoke or otherwise discipline any authorization required for emergency medical personnel and ambulance services.

 

Board Members

TENNESSEE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES BOARD

Timothy Bell
(Middle)
Paramedic
Rescue Squad
June 30, 2014

Tyler White
(Middle)
Registered Nurse
Hospital Administrator
June 30, 2016

Robert A Webb
(Eastern)
Paramedic
Ambulance Service Operator
June 30, 2016

Jeffrey L. Davis
(Western)
Paramedic
Ambulance Service Operator
June 30, 2014

Dr. Christopher Brooks
(Eastern)
Emergency Physician
Physician
June 30, 2016

Stephen Sutton
(Western)
Paramedic
County Government Representative
June 30, 2016

Kevin Mitchell
(Eastern)
Paramedic
Tennessee Firefighters Association
June 30, 2014

Meetings


Scheduled Meetings

Public Notices will remain online until the minutes are ratified and posted on the Meeting Minutes page.

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at 665 Mainstream Drive, MetroCenter.


Emergency Medical Services Board Meeting Schedule
Date Time Event and Location Public Notice
December 10-11, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
December 9, 2014 1:00 p.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board
Education Committee Meeting
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
December 9, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time- Sub Committee
10:00 a.m., Central Time- Full Committee
Emergency Medical Services Board
Air Ambulance Committee
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
December 1, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board
Ambulance Committee Meeting
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
November 13 & 14, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time Committee of Pediatric Emergency Care
Lentz Center
Metro Public Health Department
2500 Charlotte Ave. Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
November 3, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time-Sub Committee
12:00 p.m., Central Time-Full Committee
Task Force on Mobile Integrated Health Care / Community Paramedics
Mockingbird Room, 1st Floor-Sub Committee
Iris Room, 1st Floor-Full Committee
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
October 14, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time-Sub Committee
11:00 a.m., Central Time-Full Committee
Emergency Medical Services Board Clinical Issues Committee Meeting
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
September 29, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time-Sub Committee
12:00 p.m., Central Time-Full Committee
Task Force on Mobile Integrated Health Care / Community Paramedics
Mockingbird Room, 1st Floor-Sub Committee
Iris Room, 1st Floor-Full Committee
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
September 24 & 25, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
September 23 2014 1:00 p.m., Central Time Education Committee
Iris Board Room, First Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m., Central Time Air Ambulance Committee
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
September 8, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time-Sub Committee
11:00 a.m., Central Time-Full Committee
Emergency Medical Services Board Clinical Issues Committee Meeting
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
(Canceled)
August 25, 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time-Sub Committee
11:00 a.m., Central Time-Full Committee
Task Force on Mobile Integrated Health Care / Community Paramedics
Mockingbird Room, 1st Floor-Sub Committee
Iris Room, 1st Floor-Full Committee
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
August 14, 2014 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Central Time Committee of Pediatric Emergency Care
Mid Cumberland Regional Office
710 Hart Lane
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
August 9, 2014 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m., Central Time TRAUMA CARE ADVISORY COUNCIL
Paris Landing State Park
16055 Highway 79 N
Buchanan, TN 38222
Public Notice
June 30 2014 10:00 a.m., Central Time Task Force on Mobile Integrated Health Care / Community Paramedics
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
June 25 & 26 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board Meeting
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m., Central Time Air Ambulance Committee
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice CANCELED
June 24, 2014 4:30 p.m., Central Time Disciplinary Task Force
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
June 24, 2014 1:00 p.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Education Committee Meeting
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
June 16, 2014 10:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board Clinical Issues Committee Meeting
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
June 9, 2014 10:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board Mechanical Mechanic Certification Task Force
Iris Room, 1st Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
March 27 2014 12:30-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Committee of Pediatric Emergency Care
Bearden Banquet Hall -Buddy's Bar-B-Q
8402 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Public Notice
March 26 & 27 2014 9:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board
Iris Board Room, First Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
March 25 2014 1:00 p.m., Central Time Education Committee
Iris Board Room, First Floor
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice
March 12, 2014 12:00pm - 3:00 p.m., Central Time TRAUMA CARE ADVISORY COUNCIL For Emergency Medical Services
Tennessee Hospital Association
Tennessee Room B
5201 Virginia Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
Public Notice
February 25, 2014 10:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Board Air Ambulance Committee
Montgomery Bell Convention Center
1020 Jackson Hill Road
Burns, TN 37029
Public Notice
February 21, 2014 10:00 a.m., Central Time Emergency Medical Services Disciplinary Committee
2nd Floor Conference Room, EMS Area
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Public Notice

Minutes

Copies of all minutes are maintained in the official record section of the administrative office.  Please contact the board administrator to make arrangements to review minutes of meetings held prior to 2004.