EMS for Children Committee

Membership and Meetings

The Maine EMS for Children (EMS-C) Advisory Committee is a federally funded program aimed at improving health outcomes for those 18 years old and younger. By collaborating between pre-hospital EMS providers and hospital providers, the Committee aims to improve education, assessment, treatment and transport of some of our most vulnerable patients. Meetings at held quarterly at Maine EMS in Augusta.

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.

Resources

A variety of resources related to the EMS for Children program can be found here.

Committee Members:

The Chair of the EMS-C Committee is Marc Minkler.

Name Position
J. Sam Hurley, NRP Maine EMS Director
Marc Minkler, NRP Program Manager, EMS-C
Rachel Williams, MD EMS-C Medical Director
Emily Downs, PA-C, NRP Advanced Practice Provider
Frank McClellan, NRP, CFP EMS Representative
Heidi Cote, RN, CEN, CPEN Maine EMS Board Representative
Kate Zimmerman, DO MDPB Representative
Brian Richardson, NRP Family Advisor (FAN Rep)
Vacant Family Representative
Vacant Pediatric Physician