Steering Committee

The PPRP Steering Committee’s scope concentrates on addressing identified pediatric readiness gaps within the prehospital environment and includes all planning, development, evaluation, dissemination, measurement, and feedback activities associated with addressing these gaps. The steering committee also coordinates national activities across organizations.



  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine (COPEM)
  • AAP Section on Emergency Medicine (SOEM)
  • American Ambulance Association (AAA)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) EMS Committee
  • ACEP Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Committee
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma (COT)
  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • International Association of EMS Chiefs (IAEMSC)
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
  • International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
  • National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE)
  • National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) Pediatric Emergency Care Council
  • National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP)
  • National Association of EMTs (NAEMT)
  • National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA)
  • National Pediatric Disaster Coalition (NPDC)
  • National Registry of EMTs (NREMT)
  • National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) EMS Rescue Section

EMSC Grant Recipients/Partners

  • Data Center (EDC)
  • Innovation & Improvement Center (EIIC)
  • Family Advisory Network (FAN)
  • Pediatric Emergency Care Research Network (PECARN)
  • State Partnership Grantees

Federal Partners

  • Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response (ASPR) Emergency Management and Medical Operations
  • Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) EMS for Children Program
  • Indian Health Affairs (IHS)
  • National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) Office of EMS

Subject Matter Experts

  • National Pediatric Readiness Project (NPRP) Steering Committee
  • Policy Statement Author

Ad Hoc Members (available as needed)

  • International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED)