Next year is the 40th anniversary of the formation of the EMS
Council. Can you locate any of these people for the celebration at
the 2019 EMS Awards Banquet?
ORIGINAL REGION 1 EMS COUNCIL
Established August 15, 1979
A. Griffin III, M.D.*** Mrs. Cola Mae Vaughan
Catoosa John O.
Wiggins, Attorney Roger Bowman
E. Spivey, M.D.
Cherokee John D.
Whitmire Steven Pettit
Patti Connell, RN* Johnny Crabtree
James M. Kelley, M.D.* Stanley
Gordon John R.
McGauley, M.D. * W.S. (Buddy) Autry
A. Cantrell* Mike Ellis
A. Satterfield Larry
H. Benson* Ms. Hallie
E. Vandegriff Herbert T.
Clinton Lester Jr. *
Miss Mamie Hammock, RN
H. Creel Jr. M.D.* * Robert S. Gammon
Whaley Conrad H.
** Regional Medical Director
* Executive Committee
Health District 1.1 Health
Director Virginia Hamilton M.D.
coordinator Frank Tidwell
EMS Project Director
NEW WEBPAGE FOR COURSE AVAILABILITY
A new webpage has been created to give information on EMS course
availability. Please click here
to access the page
GEMSIS Elite Regional Workshops
Target Audience: All EMS Licensed Agencies in Georgia; Directors
and Data Managers, EMS Initial Education Program Directors
Description: This workshop is for all licensed EMS agencies,
whether you use GEMSIS Elite as your PCR platform or you import
into GEMSIS Elite and EMS Initial Education Program Directors
workshop is to join together to understand and improve our EMS
data collection within Georgia’s EMS system.
GEMSIS, Data Dictionaries, resources available
The differences between NEMSIS and GEMSIS and how they
EMS Data; What is the difference between accurate and valid
data? Why is accurate, valid, timely data important. How is
the ems data useful at the local, regional, state and national
GEMSIS Elite usability for the service that uses GEMSIS for
their PCR platform and for the agencies that import
GEMSIS Elite Report Writer and capabilities for all services
CARES data the next development
GEMSIS/NEMSIS future version
All participants should bring a laptop and have a functioning
username/password (access) to GEMSIS Elite for your agency
prior to the workshop.
the dates for each Region:
Region 1 -
October 2 Location TBA
Region 2 - October 16 Habersham County (Tentative loction)
Region 3 - November 1 Location TBA
Region 4 - October 3 Location TBA
Region 5 - November 2 GPSTC
Region 6 - August 28 Augusta Marriott Riverfront in Augusta,
Region 7 - September 12 Location TBA
Region 8 - September 13 Location TBA
Region 9 - August 29 Jesup, GA - Coastal Pines Technical
All classes times 10:00 am - 3:00 pm with lunch provided.
Cost is free.
Watch our website for more details on final locations.
is made possible by State of Georgia funding provided through
the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission.
concerning this Grant should be directed to Cathy M. White,
Program Coordinator or Kim Littleton, Executive Director.
EMS DISASTER ASSISTANCE RESPONSE TASKFORCE (DART) GUIDELINES V
William Channell is the new Strike Team #2 Strike Team Leader
(Floyd, Gordon, Murray & Whitfield Counties) for NW GA EMS DART.
He joins Dewayne Wilson (STL 1) Danny West (STL 3) and Carlton
Firestone (STL 4) as the DART STL’s…If you are in his Strike team
area, please make sure that y’all have each other’s
director/supervisor/24 hr contact info in case an activation is