Manitowoc County EMS Association Meeting Minutes 9/25/2019
Host: Cleveland First Responders
The September 25, 2019 meeting of the Manitowoc County EMS Association was called to order at 1900. Educational presentation was done by Great Lakes Search & Rescue K-9 Inc. 920-917-0985. The spoke on what services they can provide for EMS and fire in our area. They come out of Sheboygan. 1900-2000. The second speaker was Heidi Thompson from the Lighthouse Recover Center/Core treatment who spoke on Narcan and the Lighthouse program and dispensed some Narcan to EMS. 2000-2020.
The meeting was then called to order by the president.
Roll call was taken. A quorum was present.
The secretary’s report was presented and a motion to accept as written was made by Manitowoc and seconded by Cleveland with no discussion and everyone in favor.
The treasurer’s report was given and ending balances were given as follows:
All 2018 & 2019 dues are paid. A motion to accept the treasurer’s report was made by Kiel and seconded by Reedsville. Motion carried.
1. Contact numbers: Passed for updates and has been updated on-line. Kyle Newberg email@example.com and Cdallas.firstname.lastname@example.org 920-889-5065.
2. Committee reports:
a. Radio: Updates with dispatch.
b. Medical Directors: HSS110 is being opened and it is very unclear if Wisconsin will align with the federal EMR or not. There are also some changes with 1-2 paramedic staffing potentially.
c. Protocols: Dave Murak has the jump drive of protocols. Nothing new from the state.
d. Finance: Nothing to report currently.
e. Disaster: Chief Blaser is working on a tabletop with LTC. Travis is suggesting that we work with EM for a disaster drill.
f. Education and training: Resources available as needed.
g. LTC: New class schedule coming soon.
h. Dispatch: If your agency is interested in the emergency beacon, you need to speak to Travis. So far Valders and St. Nazianz are set to use it. County Fire working 2 is repeated and available. Monday the radio advisory committee starts again with a mixed group in it.
i. Website: Mark Knier will continue to be our webmaster. Disaster trailer DVD to be sent to him. Reminder Chief Dallas wants his contact information changed to Cdallas.email@example.com. Phone: 920-889-5065.
j. Emergency Management: Travis is working with the county to list and arrange organizations with special resources for use in a disaster.
k. JDC Steering Committee: see radio
l. MABAS: nothing currently
m. EMS Day 2018/Fair Booth: Discussion on why the booth was not done in August. Costs were shared and discussion on doing this in 2020. Looking for suggestions from the group.
n. Scholarship: No update.
o. MTSO: Dan supports the rescue task force. He reports it is budget time. They are hoping to be fully staffed in early 2020.
p. RTAC: Del Zuleger is the new RTAC coordinator. NEWRTACRG3@gmai.com is his RTAC email with www.newrtac.org for the site. Phone 920-606-4346.
q. HERC: Reminder to read the emails forwarded.
3. EMS Memorial: No update.
4. Rescue Task Force: Is supported by Emergency Management/Travis as well as the sheriff.
1. Elections: Two offices open: Vice president and Treasurer
Alyssa Johanek was nominated for treasurer and accepted. Tom Krajnik will also run.
Vice president: Theresa Becker was nominated and accepted. Nominations will remain open.
2. November meeting: Discussion about having the November meeting or not based on our agenda. A motion was made by T. Blaser to cancel the November meeting. This was seconded by Mishicot. The next meeting will be in January 2020.
3. Next meeting: January 22, 2020 at Collins
A motion to adjourn was made by Kiel seconded by Branch. Motion carried……….2115
Attendance: Cleveland, Branch, Newton, Reedsville, St. Nazianz, Two Creeks, Manitowoc, Valders, Mishicot, Kiel, MTSO, dispatch
Submitted: D. Holschbach, secretary
Deb Holschbach Newton Tom Krajnik Mishicot
Theresa Becker Mishicot Kyle Newberg Branch
Steph Jaeger Cleveland Brian Kelm Cleveland
Dan Bruckschen Cleveland Tony Meyer Cleveland
Keith Grupe Cleveland Dan Hartwig MTSO
Kent Brendemuehl Two Creeks/Mishicot Alyssa Johanek Two Creeks +
Lori Krueger St. Nazianz/Valders Mary Zipperer St. Nazianz/Valders
Todd Blaser Mtwc. Heidi Thompson Lighthouse Recovery
Kyle Preissner Kiel Autumn Quinn Cleveland
Cliff Henning Cleveland Laura Busse Reedsville
Amanda Rosner Reedsville