Manitowoc County EMS Association Meeting Minutes                                5-19-15

Host:  Mishicot EMS @ Aurora Two Rivers


The May 2015 meeting of the Manitowoc County EMS Association was called to order at 1900.  The educational speakers were as follows:   Dr. Tahir and Dr. Napier.  They spoke on strokes and hyperbaric care and EMS interaction on both.


The meeting was resumed after education.  Roll call was taken.  A quorum was present. 


The secretary’s report was skipped at this meeting.


The treasurer’s report was given and ending balances were given as follows:

Checking:         $2113.60          

Savings:           $5010.55          

A motion was made by Two Rivers to accept the treasurer’s report as presented and Newton seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  


Old Business: 

1.       Contact numbers:  Passed for updates. 

2.       Committee reports:

a.       Radio:  By 2018 UHF.  Discussion of the “I am responding” program.

b.       Medical Directors:  Nothing

c.       Protocols:  n/a

d.       Finance:  n/a

e.       Disaster:  Cleveland would like to host a table top in fall; perhaps at LTC.

f.         Education and training:  There will be some seminars coming this fall on suicide and also on drugs in Manitowoc County.  More information coming when available. 

g.       LTC:  Has a new flyer out and St. Nazianz is hosting a refresher on Wednesdays.

h.       Dispatch:  Two new hires again.

i.         Website:  Mark Knier will continue to be our webmaster.

j.         JDC:  the 911 system will be upgraded to receive texts.  They are working on a group email from JDC.  The pre-alert call out for county EMS calls is not happening.  MABAS training for dispatch is coming again.

3.        Tele communicators Week:  Baskets went very well and were liked.

4.       EMS Week Celebration:  Had a very good crowd and helicopters!  Thanks to all who helped.


New Business


1.       Next meeting:  at Newton 7/22/15.

2.       County Fair:  MFD will take help.  Contact Todd Blaser if interested in helping.  8/25/15 – 8/31/15.

3.       RTAC:  Made some by-law changes.  EMS Active shooter is an emphasis.



A motion to adjourn was made by Silver Creek and seconded by Newton.


Attendance:  Mishicot, Manitowoc, Two Rivers, Valders, St. Nazianz, Silver Creek, Newton, Kellnersville, Two Creeks


Submitted:  D. Holschbach, secretary