The EMS Technical Advisory Board serve as advisors and make recommendations to the EMS Executive Oversight Board (EOB) and to EMS providers in Whatcom County regarding operational, educational and logistical components of basic through advanced life support services. Meetings are held on a regular basis.
Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
The majority of appointments are designated, however there are a few citizen representatives appointed jointly by the County Executive and the Bellingham City Mayor.
The TAB has 10 members. The joint appointments are for the following positions:
◦1 Hospital-Medical Community Member
◦1 Paramedic Training Education Provider
|Mel Blankers, Fire Chief||Whatcom County Fire Chiefsfirstname.lastname@example.org||360-966-5757|
|Susie Johnson, RN, BSN Emergency Trauma Svcs.||Hospital/Medical Repemail@example.com||
|David Pethick, Asst.Chief||City of Bellingham Adminfirstname.lastname@example.org||360-778-8466|
|Scott Ryckman, MSO||Bellingham Fire Dept.||email@example.com||360-778-8466|
|Jerry DeBruin, Fire Chief||WC/EMS Trauma Care Council||360-788-6418|
|Dean Crosswhite, Asst. Chief||WC Fire Protection District 7||Dcrosswhite@wcfd7.org||360-815-1613|
|Mike Hilley, EMS Mgr.||Whatcom County Adminfirstname.lastname@example.org||360-927-1155|
|Dr. Marvin Wayne||Medical Program Directoremail@example.com||360-303-2715|
|Micah Quintrall||Paramedic Training Providerfirstname.lastname@example.org||360-441-1965|
|Dan McDermott, Division Chief||What-Comm Dispatch Centeremail@example.com||360-778-8900|