EMS Labor / Workforce Committee

Membership and Meetings

The EMS Labor / Workforce Committee is a stakeholder group implemented December 2, 2020 by the Maine EMS Board to review workforce retention, quality and satisfaction in the EMS system workforce across Maine.

The Committee met for the first time on December 17, 2020 08:00 AM virtually.

All meetings are open to the public, with the exception of those portions that may be conducted in executive session in accordance with Maine Law 32 M.R.S.A. § 90-A(3) and 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(E) & (F)

All meetings are held at Maine EMS, 45 Commerce Drive, Suite 1, Augusta, ME 04333.  Meetings are typically held in the Champlain conference room.  Directions are located here.


Maine EMS Clinician Staffing Issues Report (PDF) (12/2/2020)

Committee Members:

The Committee Co-Chairs are Steve Smith and Tim Beals

Name Representation
Steve Smith Northstar Ambulance
Tim Beals Delta Ambulance
Brian Chamberlain Augusta Fire Department
Joe Kellner Northern Light Medical Transport
Jay Bradshaw Maine Ambulance Association
Rick Petrie Atlantic Partners EMS
J. Matthew Sholl, MD State EMS Medical Director
Aiden Koplovsky At-large
Matt Quinn At-large
Joe Brichetto At-large
Support Staff (non-voting)
Darren Davis Maine EMS Staff