Inter-Facility Transport Committee

Membership and Meetings

The Interfacility Transport Advisory Committee aims to improving the transport of patients of all ages during non-911 medical needs. Moving patients to acute care hospitals from smaller critical access facilities, to the "routine" transport of non-emergency patients who need higher levels of care and transport to the emergency movement of patients throughout Maine and beyond. Meetings are held as needed.  Please call 207-626-3860 for information about the date and time of the next meeting.

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.


A variety of resources related to Interfacility Transport can be found here.

Interfacility Transport Committee Members

The chair of the IFT Committee is Judy Gerrish.

Name Position
Judy Gerrish Maine EMS Board Representative
Tim Beals Maine EMS Board Representative
Joseph Conley Maine EMS Board Representative
Dennis Russell Maine EMS Board Representative
Matt Sholl, MD MDPB Representative
Pete Tilney, MD MDPB Representative
Beth Collamore, MD MDPB Representative
Chris Costello, RN Rural Sending Facility Representative
Sandra Parker, JD Maine Hospital Association
Christopher Azevedo Maine EMS Staff
Marc Minkler Maine EMS Staff