The EMS Technical Advisory Board (TAB) shall assist with the planning and
delivery of the advanced life support (ALS) service, and those components of
the basic life support system (BLS) impacted by ALS service. The Board’s
responsibilities include working with EMS Administration and EMS Oversight
Board (EOB) to:
- Provide recommendations and information on operational,
educational and logistical components of the ALS programs to the EOB.
- Assisting to develop policies for seamless delivery of
paramedic services throughout Whatcom County.
- Assist to develop a plan for stabilizing the EMS system
including reliable funding and consistent service.
EMS Technical Advisory Board will meet twice a month, every other
Wednesday at 10:00am in the Whatcom County Executive’s office.
The TAB will consist of eleven (11) members of the fire and medical
services community. The County Executive will appoint members representing
County Administration. The City of Bellingham Mayor will appoint the members
representing the Bellingham Fire Department (BFD) and City of Bellingham
Administration. Fire District 7 and BFD will each appoint one (1) member,
EMS Council shall appoint one (1) member, County Executive and City Mayor
will jointly appoint one (1) Hospital-Medical community member.