EMS News: Join the National EMS Advisory Council

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EMS Advisory Council

Looking to make a difference in your community? Join the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC). Applications due this Friday, 1/15/2021, at 5 pm EST.

The Department of Transportation established the NEMSAC to provide information, advice, and recommendations on all aspects of EMS development and implementation. The council is comprised of 25 members that collectively represent all sectors of the EMS community. The broad-based membership ensures that it has sufficient EMS system expertise and geographic and demographic diversity to reflect the whole EMS community accurately.

Members serve 2-year terms and may be reappointed for one additional successive term. The council meets in plenary session approximately three to four times per year. Members will not receive pay or other compensation for their service but are entitled to reimbursement for their travel expenses, including per diem.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume or CV and letters of recommendation via email or mail at the addresses below. Applicants should also identify which sector or discipline they hope to represent.

Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Email: NEMSAC@dot.gov

Mail: Use only overnight mail such as UPS or FedEx to:

U.S. Department of Transportation

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Office of Emergency Medical Services

Attn: NEMSAC

1200 New Jersey Avenue S.E., NTI-140

Washington, D.C. 20590

For further details about the application process, read the Federal Register Notice or contact Clary Mole with the NHTSA Office of EMS at Clary.Mole@dot.gov or 202-366-2795. Visit EMS.gov for more information about current NEMSAC members and activities.

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Posted: Jan. 13, 2021