The Seven Mountains EMS Council is an independent non-profit -501(c)(3) – organization, contracted with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, to coordinate the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) programs within a nine county area of Central Pennsylvania. The region encompasses the counties of Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union.
Seven Mountains acts as the liason between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the regional EMS Providers on issues such as training, ambulance licensure, receiving facility accreditation, medical command authorization, treatment and transfer protocols, mass casualty preparation and coordination, quality improvement, public education and information, data collection, and complaint investigation. Council carries out these day-to-day activities with a staff of 5 – Executive Director, Office Manager, EMS Education Coordinator, EMS Licensure Coordinator, and EMS Program Specialist.
Current Officers of the Board are:President: Gerard Banfill Vice President: S. Scott Rhoat Secretary/Treasurer: Joy Byler
2017 Board of Directors Meeting Dates:
All Board meetings start at noon except for the October meeting which is in the evening directly following the Council Meeting
- January 19, 2017 – Union County Government Center
- April 20, 2017 – Council Office – Bellefonte
- June 15, 2017 – Union County Government Center
- August 17, 2017 – Council Office – Bellefonte
- October 19, 2017 – TBA
The date of the 2017 Council Meeting is Thursday October 19, 2017 at 6:30pm. Location TBA.
The Regional Medical Director, who advises council on all medical issues, is Dr. Randi J. McLeod, MD