The EMS Oversight Board (EOB) will be primarily responsible for framing
the ongoing vision of a unified EMS system. EOB will meet at least quarterly
to review and make recommendations. The Board’s responsibilities include:
- To ensure transparency and equity of EMS oversight,
administration and management.
- Making all operational and financial recommendations to both
- Coordinate with EMS Administration and TAB to develop
recommendations for a plan for stabilizing the EMS system to service all
of Whatcom County.
A meeting schedule is being developed at this time. The first meeting
will be in February.
The Oversight Board shall have 9 voting members with a 7 member quorum.
The County and City Councils will appoint their respective Representative.
The Financial/Budget Citizen Representative, Medical Community Citizen
Representative, and Citizen at Large Representative will be appointed jointly by both the Executive and Mayor.
The small city mayors will appoint the Small City Mayor representative. The
County Fire Commissioners Association will appoint the County Fire