A Commitment to Emergency Care in West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
State Trauma and Emergency Care System
West Virginia's Office of Emergency Medical Services receives
advice and direction from several committees and
organizations. Among these is the EMS Advisory Council.
West Virginia State Code §16-4C-5 creates the Emergency Medical
Services Advisory Council. The council
In addition to the groups mentioned above, the governor
View the current list of council members.
While State code requires the Committee to meet at least twice a
year, the Committee's bylaws require it to meet at least
quarterly. The meetings are open to the public, posted on the
Secretary of State's website, and the minutes of the
meetings are publically available.
The Committee has created liaison positions to interface with
other agencies, associations, or EMS specialty groups. The
primary purpose of the liaison position is to exchange
information. Liaisons are not voting members of the
Committee, but they are included in discussions. Whenever
possible, the Committee solicits the opinions of the liaisons.
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