Manitowoc County EMS Association Meeting Minutes 11-20-2013
Host: County Rescue---Denmark
The November 2013 meeting of the Manitowoc County EMS Association was called to order at 1900. The educational speaker was Lt. Shaun Stammes of Eagle 3 who spoke on their air/ground transport program and what they can do in Manitowoc County for EMS/hospital providers: 1900-2000.
The meeting was resumed. Roll call was taken. A quorum was present. The secretary’s report was distributed and copies given. A motion was made to accept the secretary’s report was made by Manitowoc and seconded by St. Nazianz.
The treasurer’s report was given and ending balances were given as follows:
Checking: $682.98 New CD Balance: $5198.03
Savings: $959.91 Only 2 2013 dues are outstanding: Valders, Kellnersville, Reedsville.
A motion was made by Two Rivers to accept the treasurer’s report as presented and Cleveland seconded the motion. Motion carried.
1. Contact numbers: Passed for updates.
2. Committee reports:
a. Radio: Still have feedback with no solutions yet. Ongoing.
b. Medical Directors: Nothing at this time.
c. Protocols: Committee will be meeting soon.
d. Finance: Tom will re-send 2013 dues statements to the respective agencies haven’t paid yet.
e. Disaster: There was no drill in 2013. Silver Creek states they will host a 2014 drill.
f. Education and training: Training ideas are always available if you need help just contact us.
g. LTC: Sign up early for classes. LTC is increasing their flexibility of how courses are scheduled and offered. There is a 9 student minimum.
h. Dispatch: No updates.
i. Mutual Aid Agreements: No update.
j. Website: Mark Knier will continue to be our webmaster.
k. EMD Steering committee: EMD updates are coming.
3. Defib/trainer: No updates at this time.
4. Grants: Discussion on the group applying for one for defib and trainers. Todd Blaser to check into. No update.
5. MTSO: The sheriff’s department is asking to use our firehouses for bad weather traffic stops, DUI screening. Return your forms if you are interested in your department participating.
1. Next meeting: January 22, 2014 in Branch.
Vice president: Nominations for vice president were taken. A motion was made for Lori Krueger for vice president which she accepted. Nominations were then closed. A motion was then made by Maribel and seconded by Manitowoc for the secretary to cast a unanimous ballot for Lori to be the vice president. Motion carried.
Treasurer: Nominations for treasurer were Tom Krajnik who did accept the nomination. Nominations were closed and Manitowoc made a motion to have the secretary cast a unanimous ballot for Tom to be the treasurer. St. Nazianz seconded the motion and motion carried.
3. Heart A Rama: Brief discussion on what this fund raiser is and how it works supporting healthy hearts in Manitowoc County.
A motion to adjourn was made by Maribel and Branch seconded. Meeting adjourned.
Next Meeting: Jan. 22, 2014 at Branch
Attendance: Branch, Cleveland, Kiel, Manitowoc, Maribel, Mishicot, Newton, Silver Creek, St. Nazianz, Two Rivers, Valders, County Rescue Denmark, LTC, JDC
Absent: Collins, Francis Creek, Kellnersville, Two Creeks
Submitted: D. Holschbach, secretary